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Scott Killgore, PhD
Measuring Loneliness

Arizona Public Media interviews Psychiatry Professor Dr Killgore about his research on the impacts of COVID life, which seeks to better understand the changes that come from living through a global pandemic – focusing on topics like stress, loneliness, and how to measure people’s willingness to take a coronavirus vaccine.


University of Arizona doctor reports rising number of people battling mental health issues

It has been almost one year since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Jordan Karp, University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry Professor and Chair said recent events are taking a toll on many.


Michael Grandner, PhD
Is the pandemic changing our dreams?

The pandemic has disrupted almost everything in our lives, including the quality of our sleep. Hear a conversation with Michael Grandner PhD, the director of the Sleep & Health Research Program at the University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry about what his expertise can tell us about sleeping and dreaming during a global crisis, and tips for better "sleep hygiene."


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

AIDS women’s health award to Dr. Liz Connick; Liver Institute wins CDC designation; Dr. Julie Bauman co-chairs cancer prevention committee.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.


Loneliness a Growing Mental Health Concern as Pandemic Continues

A six-month-long study found an increasing number of people, particularly those under stay-at-home orders, are experiencing high levels of loneliness.


Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Saira Kalia, MD
Mental Health and the Pandemic

Our Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Saira Kalia, MD, is interviewed for the Arizona Public Media program Arizona Illustrated on the growing emotional impacts of COVID-19, including rising suicide rates.


From left: Whole Health Clinic Practice Management Director Lori Wellman, MC, NCC; Medical Director Ann Mathias, DO; co-founder and Psychiatry Vice Chair Patricia Harrison-Monroe, PhD.
Whole Health Clinic Wins Arizona Medical Association’s Distinguished Service Award

The College of Medicine – Tucson’s Whole Health Clinic has received the Arizona Medical Association’s 2020 Distinguished Service Award for its service to the community.


Better Sleep Health May Make It Easier for Smokers to Quit

Researchers are expanding research showing that creating good sleeping habits can help people quit smoking to focus on smokers who are HIV positive.


Health care providers are at risk of burnout, especially during the current pandemic.
Fostering Mental Health Support During a Pandemic

Jordan Karp, MD, is the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s new chair of the Department of Psychiatry. He shares tips for how individuals can protect their own mental health, as well as pointers for health care providers looking out for their patients’ wellbeing.


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