Happy People
Mindfulness has parallels to indigenous cultural practices

Given similarities between mindfulness and the traditional practices valued by many Native American tribal nations, mindfulness can help bridge the gap in psychiatric care currently experienced by too many Native Americans. Noshene E. Ranjbar, MD, associate professor of psychiatry in the College of Medicine – Tucson, is a co-author of the article.

Rapid-Response Treatments for Depression and Requests for Physician-Assisted Death: An Ethical Analysis

Dr. Jordan Karp hosted the recently posted podcast “Rapid-Response Treatments for Depression and Requests for Physician-Assisted Death: An Ethical Analysis” for the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

person sleeping
Move Around a Lot While You Sleep? It Might Be Bad News For Your Heart

Michael Grandner, PhD, was quoted in the HealthDay article “Move around a lot while you sleep? It might be bad news for your heart,”a story that also ran in the Tromaktiko (Greece) and The Newport Plain Talk (Newport, TN)

Dr. Jordan Karp
Loneliness: 6 Things to Know that Might Save a Life

Jordan Karp, MD, was interviewed for The Healthy Dose blog post “Loneliness: 6 Things to Know that Might Save a Life.”

John Racy, MD: Beloved Physician, Mentor, Father, Friend

Remembering John Racy, MD: 1932-2022.

Scholarship Program Welcomes Latest Cohort of Future Physicians

Twenty-seven medical students have been awarded scholarships through the Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program.

Dr. Richard Lane Selected as Fulbright Scholar

Richard D. Lane, MD, PhD, professor of psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has been selected as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar and named the 2023 Fulbright-Freud Lecturer of Psychoanalysis at the Sigmund Freud Foundation in Vienna, Austria.

Michael Grandner, PhD, MTR, a UArizona psychologist and behavioral scientist on sleep health, is featured in a documentary, “The Quest for Sleep,” which can be seen Aug. 21 at The Loft Cinema in Tucson.
Put Down the Phone, Catch Better Zzzzs with Michael Grandner

Whether tweeting, podcasting or lecturing about sleep, insomnia and related disorders, the behavioral scientist sees success in a good night’s rest.

Kathy W. Smith, MD, Professor of Psychiatry @ UArizona COM-T
Dr. Kathy Smith Receives APA Roeske Teaching Award

Kathy W. Smith, MD, professor of psychiatry and associate dean of graduate medical education at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, received the Roeske Teaching Award from the American Psychiatric Association.

Trophy for UA Psychiatry Faculty and Resident Awards
2022 Faculty and Resident Awards

We are so proud of our trainees and faculty for the national, state, and departmental recognitions they received this year!