Diversity and Inclusion News

Rattlesnake Bites on the Rise – Watch Where You Step, Says UArizona Poison Center
Fri May 8, 2020

There have been 36 rattlesnake bites reported to the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center this year, with each month in 2020 having more than the previous month so far.


UArizona Health Sciences Colleges Create New Ways to Celebrate Graduates
Fri May 8, 2020

The five Health Sciences colleges at the University of Arizona plan special ways to mark the rite-of-passage of earning a degree, despite COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home orders.


UArizona Mobile Health Unit Outreach to Spanish-Speakers Offers Crucial Link in COVID-19 Battle
Thu May 7, 2020

An internationally recognized program at the University of Arizona is conducting health screenings and referrals by phone and online to help vulnerable communities hit hard by the pandemic.


New Safeguards and Procedures Allow Cancer Care, Research to Continue During COVID-19 Pandemic
Thu May 7, 2020

UArizona Cancer Center, Banner – University Medicine continue state-of-the-art cancer care and cutting-edge clinical research during COVID-19 pandemic since “Cancer doesn’t sleep, so neither can we.”


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate ‘Virtual’ 2020 Convocation
Mon May 4, 2020

On May 14, a total of 117 medical students from the University of Arizona in Tucson officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.


UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Identify Potential Pathway to Make Opioids Safer, More Effective
Tue May 5, 2020

Researchers from the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson found that inhibiting heat shock protein 90 in the spinal cord enhanced effectiveness of opioid therapy and could decrease its side effects.


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