The grant, “Achieving American Indian Youth Energy and Mental Health Balance,” is led by Francine C. Gachupin, PhD, MPH, associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and assistant director of the department’s Native American Research and Training Center. Department of Psychiatry faculty member Noshene Ranjbar, MD, assistant professor of Psychiatry, serves as one of the co-investigators.
Gustavo Perez, PhD, a clinical assistant professor in the UArizona Department of Psychiatry and lead psychologist at the EPICenter at Banner – University Medicine Whole Health Clinic, discusses ways to maintain and support mental health during COVID-19.
With few activities going on and many spending most of their time at home, it seems like people should be getting more sleep and feeling more rested than ever during the coronavirus pandemic. However, experts say that many people might feel just the opposite.
Both the University of Arizona’s Dr. Noshene Ranjbar and Tufts University’s Dr. Andrea Gordon are recognized for their work in promoting Integrative Medicine in Residency Programs.
Over the last couple months, the Pima County Health Department has reported a spike in the suicide rates. The Health Department sent out an alert to community health care workers about this new data.
COVID-19’s effects have extended beyond health and economic crises to a mental health one, resulting in more suicides. UArizona Psychiatry professors offer explanations and resources to help.
The University of Arizona – State of Arizona antibody testing initiative will include 31 sites across the state as it expands to all 15 counties.
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 Department of Psychiatry’s Saira Kalia, MD, assistant professor and the Medical Director of Banner – University Medical Center Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic, shares the behavioral health impacts of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders on domestic violence, child abuse, and isolation, and offers helpful resources for coping and healing.
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.