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UArizona Increases In-Person Instruction, Cancels Spring Break

Nov 13, 2020

The university also will conduct a testing blitz prior to the Thanksgiving holiday in an effort to reduce travel-related spread of COVID-19.


UArizona Plans for Holidays, Spring Semester Amid National COVID-19 Spike

Nov 13, 2020

The university is currently allowing courses of up to 50 students to meet on campus. After Thanksgiving, all courses will transition to being fully online.


Meet Our Faculty: A Q&A with Dr. Adrienne Yarnish

Nov 12, 2020

Adrienne Yarnish, MD, is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Read Dr. Yarnish’s answers to questions about why she joined UArizona and why she chose Point of Care Emergency Ultrasound as her specialty.


‘Wellness Wednesdays: Celebrating Health & Holiday’ Series to Provide Encouragement, Sense of Community

Nov 10, 2020

Give yourself the gift of good health! The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering an uplifting program to improve health and reduce stress.


Lung Ultrasound Training to Help Rural Emergency Medicine Providers Diagnose COVID-19 Patients

Nov 2, 2020

The tele-ultrasound training program for lung point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) will enable rural emergency departments to more effectively identify and treat suspected COVID-19 patients.


UArizona to Lead Statewide Outreach to Reduce Disparities in COVID-19 Research, Clinical Studies

Oct 29, 2020

The Arizona portion of an 11-state effort, funded by a $12 million federal award, to address the uneven impact of the pandemic on racial and ethnic minority communities will be led by the UArizona Health Sciences.


UArizona Sees Improvement in COVID-19 Numbers, Compliance

Sep 29, 2020

The number of positive test results on campus decreased following a 14-day shelter-in-place recommendation.


Health Sciences Exceeds $200M in Research Funding for First Time, Boosted by COVID-19 Collaborations

Sep 24, 2020

University of Arizona Health Sciences passes $200 million milestone in research funding in fiscal year 2020, addressing some of the world’s most challenging health conditions, including COVID-19.


Dr. Monica Kraft to Lead All of Us Research Program at UArizona and Banner Health

Sep 22, 2020

Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to collect and study data from at least 1 million people in the United States.


University, County Work Together at ‘Critical Time’ for COVID-19 Mitigation

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.


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