With the strategic initiative to advance the education, training, recruitment and employment of a diverse faculty, staff and student body that is reflective of the communities it serves, the Arizona Health Sciences Center appoints Dr. Francisco Moreno assistant vice president for diversity and inclusion.
Patricia Haynes, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine, has been awarded an R01 grant for $3.1 million over 5 years by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Dr. Haynes will partner with the Unemployment Insurance Administration in the Arizona Department of Economic Security to study obesity, sleep, and daily behaviors in people who have involuntarily lost their job.
July 29, 2014 - The new Adult Perinatal Psychiatry Clinic is now open! It is located at the University of Arizona Medical Center – Main Campus on the seventh floor. The clinic is designed to help women plan healthy pregnancies and follow the patient through the pregnancy and post-partum period.
Congratulations to the more than 100 Tucson physicians within the University of Arizona Health Network who were named in Tucson Lifestyle magazine among local physicians as listed in Best Doctors in America for 2014.
The Department of Psychiatry's very own Dr. John Leipsic was interviewed by Arizona Public Media for a four part series on suicide. Dr. Leipsic comments on the first topic in the series: teen suicide.
Our day to day emotional responses to other people have been increasingly associated with immune system biomarkers known to predict how likely we are to become sick and how long we are likely to live.