Diversity and Inclusion News

Training Award for UArizona Health Sciences Addiction Medicine Fellowship to Help Combat Opioid Crises, Assist Underserved Communities
Thu Sep 17, 2020

The Addiction Medicine Fellowship program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will use a $1.4 million federal grant to increase its training capacity, help combat Arizona’s opioid epidemic and increase services to rural and underserved communities across the state.


UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Prepare First Potential Drug Therapy for Vascular Dementia for Clinical Trials
Wed Sep 16, 2020

Dr. Meredith Hay won a $5.7 million grant for clinical trials on a novel peptide therapy that, if successful, would be the first drug to treat vascular dementia – the second most common form of dementia.


UArizona, County Issue Shelter-in-Place Recommendation for Students
Tue Sep 15, 2020

UArizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins said the university expected to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, but it has become too much, necessitating a shelter-in-place recommendation similar to what the state faced in the spring.


University, County Work Together at ‘Critical Time’ for COVID-19 Mitigation
Fri Sep 11, 2020

Dr. Theresa Dr. Cullen, director of the Pima County Health Department, said the county, university and other partners are working together on a “layered approach” to COVID-19 mitigation.


Internationally Recognized Radiologist Named UArizona Chair of Medical Imaging
Mon Sep 14, 2020

Joining the University of Arizona Health Sciences in October, Dr. Geoffrey Rubin holds six U.S. patents for medical image analysis and is past chairman of radiology at Duke University School of Medicine.


UArizona Cancer Center Honored with 2020 Innovator Award
Mon Sep 14, 2020

Efforts to keep patients safe in the time of COVID-19 led to significant savings and innovation in chemotherapy delivery and earned University of Arizona Health Sciences center national recognition.


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