Heart Disease and Sleep: Expert Panel Reports That Both Duration and Quality May Impact Heart Health

In its first scientific statement on sleep, the American Heart Association and its committee of heart health and sleep researchers, including Michael Grandner, PhD, of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, find in a review of current evidence that too much or too little sleep, along with sleep-related breathing irregularities and insomnia, may be linked to heart risk factors.

Higher Health-Care Costs, Diminished Job Performance for Employees Who Have Trouble Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Data Collected on 11,700 employees showed 56 percent reported trouble sleeping. The impact: up to $3,000 more in annual health-care costs and increased absenteeism.

Internationally Recognized Sleep and Health Researcher Joins UA Department of Psychiatry in Tucson

Advancing research and education in the study of healthy sleep for well-being and the relationship sleep has with cardiovascular health, obesity, diabetes and psychological health, the University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry welcomes internationally recognized sleep expert, Dr. Michael Grandner.

Banner University Medical Centers in Phoenix and Tucson named to U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’ ranking

Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Looks to Increase Faculty Diversity From Within

The Health Resources and Services Administration-funded program seeks to increase the engagement, retention and promotion of faculty members from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.

Dr. Francisco Moreno Assumes New AHSC Leadership Role to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Health Care

With the strategic initiative to advance the education, training, recruitment and employment of a diverse faculty, staff and student body that is reflective of the communities it serves, the Arizona Health Sciences Center appoints Dr. Francisco Moreno assistant vice president for diversity and inclusion.

Dr. Patricia Haynes Awarded $3.1 Million from NIH

Patricia Haynes, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine, has been awarded an R01 grant for $3.1 million over 5 years by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Dr. Haynes will partner with the Unemployment Insurance Administration in the Arizona Department of Economic Security to study obesity, sleep, and daily behaviors in people who have involuntarily lost their job.

Announcing Our New Adult Perinatal Psychiatry Clinic

July 29, 2014 - The new Adult Perinatal Psychiatry Clinic is now open! It is located at the University of Arizona Medical Center – Main Campus on the seventh floor. The clinic is designed to help women plan healthy pregnancies and follow the patient through the pregnancy and post-partum period.

UA Psychiatry Faculty Recognized as 2014 Best Doctors in America

Congratulations to the more than 100 Tucson physicians within the University of Arizona Health Network who were named in Tucson Lifestyle magazine among local physicians as listed in Best Doctors in America for 2014.

Dr. Leipsic on Arizona Public Media

The Department of Psychiatry's very own Dr. John Leipsic was interviewed by Arizona Public Media for a four part series on suicide. Dr. Leipsic comments on the first topic in the series: teen suicide.