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New Program to Boost Rural Behavioral Health Care Workforce

A new program will train psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner students and psychology interns in real-world integrated health care settings.


Patricia Harrison-Monroe, PhD
COVID-19 Racial Disparities on Minority Mental Health

In recognition of #MinorityMentalHealthMonth, UAZ Health Sciences interviews our Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Patricia Harrison-Monroe, PhD, for the Expert Insights video "What is the impact of COVID-19 Racial Disparities on Minority Mental Health?"


Conversations on Healing podcast
Staying Ground through Mind-Body and Integrative Medicine

Conversations on Healing podcast host Shay Beider interviews Assistant Professor Noshene Ranjbar, MD, about the balance of nutrition, emotion regulation, sleep, and other key building blocks needed to promote health.


Doctor and patient
The Neural Mechanisms Behind Effective Psychotherapy

The Psychiatric Times published an editorial written by Psychiatry Professor Richard Lane, MD, PhD, about key ingredients to lasting change in psychotherapy.


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UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class

The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.


NIH Grant To Fund Medical Scientist Training Program

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.


Saira Kalia, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Distinction Between Mental Health & Mental Illness

Tucson Chamber interviews Saira Kalia, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and BUMC-South Adult Outpatient Clinic Medical Director, in this Spotify broadcast about the distinctions between mental health and mental illness.


New Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.


Saira Kalia, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Expert Insights: How to deal with postpartum depression during a pandemic

Saira Kalia, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and BUMC-South Adult Outpatient Clinic Medical Director provides an insightful interview explaining what postpartum depression is and why it occurs in this University of Arizona Health Sciences Expert Insights video.


Clinical Assistant Professor Noshene Ranjbar, MD
How to Make Mental Health a Top Priority This Fall and Beyond

Our clinical assistant professor Noshene Ranjbar, MD, was interviewed by the Chronicle of Higher Education saying a holistic approach to mental health “must be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally sensitive, meeting the student where they are at.”


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