Diversity and Inclusion News

UArizona Health Sciences to Host Free, Public Drug Survival Interprofessional Exercise on Opioid Epidemic, March 2
Mon Mar 2, 2020

The two-part event will offer training for opioid overdose crisis response, both to the general public and students, in a presentation called “Drug Survival 102,” as well as provide certification training to UArizona health sciences students. Dr. Richard Carmona, the 17th U.S. Surgeon General, will provide closing remarks.

UArizona Named 'Top Producer' of Fulbright Students
Thu Feb 13, 2020

The University of Arizona is now a top producer of Fulbright students, reports the Institute of Higher Education, ranking it No. 14 among U.S. research institutions and setting a university record with 20 awardees. Of those, five are from the UArizona Health Sciences, including three from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. They join two faculty members named Fulbright Scholars.

High School Students to Explore Health Careers at Banner – University Medical Center South, Feb. 12
Tue Feb 11, 2020

Along with hands-on exercises from intubating a mannequin to peering inside someone’s stomach via ultrasound, Tucson area high school students will get a chance to learn about careers in health care at the “Pathway to Success” health career fair hosted at Banner – University Medical Center South.

UArizona College of Pharmacy Feb. 21 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of Skaggs Addition
Thu Feb 6, 2020

The $26-million expansion includes new chemistry laboratory space that will be used for drug discovery and development and research in the areas of pharmaceutics, pharmacogenomics and pharmacology.

Many Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Patients Can Skip Radiation, Suggests Study Led by UArizona Researcher
Thu Jan 16, 2020

Results from a SWOG Cancer Research Network study, led by Daniel Persky, MD, found many patients with the most common type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma can skip radiation treatment, reducing both costs and the time to heal from treatment.

Addressing Gaps in Care, UArizona Health Sciences Offers Dual Pharmacy-Nursing Degree with Family Nurse Practitioner Add-on
Thu Jan 9, 2020

Academic partnership between Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing provides innovative solution to alleviate the health-care provider shortage facing the nation