"A Brief Guide for Those on the COVID-19 Front Lines," by Michael A. Grandner, PhD, MTR
The Philadelphia Inquirer spoke with Michael Grandner, PhD – the director of UArizona's Department of Psychiatry Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic – about the importance of a daily routine for getting a good night's rest during the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 70 University of Arizona medical students are helping health care professionals during the COVID-19 crisis by volunteering to provide child care, pet care, grocery shopping and more.
In coordination with the University of Arizona and College of Medicine – Phoenix, the College of Medicine — Tucson is offering early graduation to the Class of 2020. This option is for qualified students who wish to serve as new physicians to meet the unprecedented health needs that have emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Arizona Daily Star interviewed Noshene Ranjbar, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Division Chief for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Director of Integrative Psychiatry Clinic, about ways to help alleviate some of the stress and anxiety children may be feeling in response to COVID-19.
In this article, co-written by Director of UArizona's Department of Psychiatry Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic Michael Grandner, PhD, the authors share that: "In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, we can’t afford not to sleep well right now."
Michael Grandner, PhD – the director of UArizona's Department of Psychiatry Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic – was interviewed for this article, saying: “In a time of unbalance, create some balance even if you have to do it superficially.”
Stress experts led by Dr. Patricia Haynes, an associate professor in the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, have compiled resources for parents, teachers and administrators for talking to kids during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
On Friday, March 13, Arizona Public Media's "The Buzz" interviewed Dr. Ole Thienhaus, chair of the psychiatry department at the University of Arizona, to gain perspective on what drives "prepping" behavior, like buying up toilet paper and canned food. He also offered suggestions for how people can handle pandemic anxiety.
The Match Day Ceremony hosted by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has been canceled out of caution for student and employee welfare due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, graduating medical students will celebrate in small groups and pick up envelopes that detail where they will begin their careers as physicians.