Research by sleep scientists at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Department of Psychiatry shows a correlation between poor sleep and suicide risk in college-aged adults.
“Healthy aging is a recognition of all of the things that are changing over time – such as a person’s physical health, emotional health, and the social aspects of their daily life – and facing these age-related challenges,” explains Geriatric Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Jasmine Singh, MD.
Faculty close to the Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program find the effort inspiring as it helps fill clinical gaps in underserved areas of Arizona.
Dr. Aimee Kaempf co-wrote the article "Abortion and the Psychiatrist: Practicing in Post-Dobbs America" published by the Psychiatric Times where she discusses the ethical dilemmas and differing perspectives in the field of psychiatry surrounding the highly-controversial topic of abortion.
Two of our perinatal psychiatrists - Saira S. Kalia, MD and Kathryn Emerick, MD - are working to launch a statewide hotline that will connect health care providers directly to psychiatrists to facilitate consultations about a patient’s mental health.
Michael Grandner, PhD, MTR, CBSM, FAASM, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program and associate professor of psychiatry at the College of Medicine – Tucson, is quoted in the article "The 10 Best Heated, Weighted Blankets for a Cozy, Anxiety-Free Night".
Michael Grandner, PhD, College of Medicine - Tucson Associate Professor of Psychiatry is quoted in some articles about students who utilize food pantries.
Dr. Noshene Ranjbar and Shally Zomorodi engage in a conversation about Iran's increasing rates of suicide due to the current political situation.
Interprofessional education modules at the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center teach students the importance of teamwork in health care.
Noshene Ranjbar, MD, was interviewed by BBC Persian on how to improve quality of sleep when confronted by lack of sleep, insomnia, and nightmares resulting from concerns regarding the news of protests in Iran.