As holistic approaches are becoming increasingly accepted in Western medicine, the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine has taken steps to recognize two professors who have worked integrative medicine into conventional medical education. On April 2, the center awarded Dr. Noshene Ranjbar and Dr. Andrea Gordon with its first-ever Integrative Medicine in Residency Innovation Award.
A team of UArizona psychiatrists and sleep researchers led by William “Scott” Killgore, psychiatry professor in the College of Medicine—Tucson, found evidence in surveys that during the wide lockdown period in April, there may have been a spike in suicidal thoughts in the United States.
UArizona Department of Psychiatry researchers - Scott Killgore and Michael Grandner - found two possible reasons for the increase in suicidal thoughts: loneliness and anxiety-induced insomnia.
Department of Psychiatry researchers - William "Scott" Killgore and Michael Grandner - have found that loneliness and insomnia triggered by fears of COVID-19 may be driving an increase in thoughts of suicide.
Telemundo speaks with Gustavo Perez, PhD, assistant professor of Psychiatry, about mental health issues surrounding coronavirus and the Black Lives Matter protests.
The University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine presented its 2020 Integrative Medicine in Residency Innovation Award to Dr. Noshene E. Ranjbar, of the department of psychiatry in the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson.
A team of University of Arizona researchers says loneliness and insomnia triggered by fears of COVID-19 may be driving an increase in thoughts of suicide.
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.
University of Arizona president, Dr. Robert Robbins announced in April his plans to resume in-person classes Aug. 24, bringing back 45,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff for fall 2020.