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Why am I tired all the time?

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.


UArizona, Tufts Professors Presented with Innovation Awards by Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine

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.


Suicide rates spike through COVID-19 pandemic

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.


UArizona Researcher Awarded $3.4M to Develop Personalized Treatment for Mild Cognitive Impairment

A National Institutes of Health grant will support the development of a novel therapy that can enhance memory function and improve brain connectivity.


UArizona Psychiatrists Combat Depression, Suicide Spike during COVID-19 Pandemic

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.


UArizona, State of Arizona to Expand COVID-19 Antibody Testing Statewide

The University of Arizona – State of Arizona antibody testing initiative will include 31 sites across the state as it expands to all 15 counties.


UArizona Health Sciences Colleges Create New Ways to Celebrate Graduates

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.


Behind Closed Doors During COVID

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.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate ‘Virtual’ 2020 Convocation

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.


Mental Health Collaboration Earns Pac-12 Grant

Arizona Athletics' Director of Clinical and Sports Psychology Dr. Alex Auerbach worked with Dr. Daniel Taylor and Dr. John Ruiz of the Psychology department on campus in a cross-departmental collaboration that also included Dr. Michael Grandner who is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Medicine. With the awarding of a grant, this University of Arizona partnership is leading the conference of champions in key mental health and wellbeing initiatives.


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