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UArizona to Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing

Sep 11, 2020

The university will conduct 5,000 COVID-19 tests per week as part of continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus.


FDA Authorizes Use of UArizona COVID-19 Antibody Test; Testing Expanded to All Arizonans Age 18 and Older

Sep 2, 2020

The antibody test determines who has been exposed to and developed an immune response against COVID-19.


UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App

Aug 20, 2020

UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App


Dr. Sam Keim Elected to Serve as Secretary-Treasurer of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABEM)

Aug 11, 2020

Sam Keim, MD, Professor and Head of the University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine, has been elected by his peers to serve as Secretary-Treasurer of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABEM). 


COVID-19 Patients with Respiratory Failure to Be Given NuvOx Pharma's Oxygen Therapeutic in Phase IIa Clinical Trial

Jul 29, 2020

Jarrod Mosier, MD, associate professor, UArizona Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine and associate program director of the Critical Care Fellowship at Banner University Medical Center - Tucson, is a principal investigator of the U.S. sites in a Phase IIa clinical trial of NanO2 in COVID-19 subjects with acute hypoxic respiratory failure (AHRF).  


UArizona President Outlines Fall Return to Campus

Jul 28, 2020

The university will offer four class formats and implement a range of safety measures on campus when the fall semester begins on Aug. 24 as scheduled with a mix of in-person and remote instruction.


People and Programs ‘On The Move’ at UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Jul 24, 2020

Recent notices include appointments for curricular affairs, licensing, sleep medicine, research and student mental health, plus national awards for mentorship, diversity and pancreatic cancer studies.


UArizona, State Expand COVID-19 Antibody Test Eligibility, Launch $7.7M Study on Immunity

Jul 22, 2020

A free statewide COVID-19 antibody testing program expands to 15 categories of essential workers at high risk of exposure, in concert with a $7.7 million UArizona study to better understand immunity.


Department Welcomes Three Faculty Members

Jul 8, 2020

Three new faculty members joined the Department of Emergency Medicine July 1.


UArizona Testing App to Alert Students, Employees Exposed to COVID-19

Jun 18, 2020

COVID Watch sends exposure alerts without having to collect any personally identifying information from users, protecting their anonymity.


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