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Do You Really Need Less Sleep As You Age?

Health.com interviews Psychiatry Professor and Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program Michael Grandner, PhD.


Harmful Alcohol Use Rising During Pandemic, UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Say

A study led by researchers in the Department of Psychiatry found hazardous alcohol use increased monthly for those under stay-at-home orders.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Among news items: Dr. Monica Kraft wins Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellowship, and Drs. Sairam Parthasarathy and Michael Grandner sleep studies rated tops for 2020.


Scott Killgore, PhD
Measuring Loneliness

Arizona Public Media interviews Psychiatry Professor Dr Killgore about his research on the impacts of COVID life, which seeks to better understand the changes that come from living through a global pandemic – focusing on topics like stress, loneliness, and how to measure people’s willingness to take a coronavirus vaccine.


University of Arizona doctor reports rising number of people battling mental health issues

It has been almost one year since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Jordan Karp, University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry Professor and Chair said recent events are taking a toll on many.


Michael Grandner, PhD
Is the pandemic changing our dreams?

The pandemic has disrupted almost everything in our lives, including the quality of our sleep. Hear a conversation with Michael Grandner PhD, the director of the Sleep & Health Research Program at the University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry about what his expertise can tell us about sleeping and dreaming during a global crisis, and tips for better "sleep hygiene."


Denise Rodriguez Esquivel, PhD, Michael Grandner, PhD
Trouble Sleeping This Year?

Cronkite News interviews Psychiatry faculty Michael Grandner, PhD, and Denise Rodriguez Esquivel, PhD, about why so many people struggle with insomnia during the COVID-19 pandemic.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

AIDS women’s health award to Dr. Liz Connick; Liver Institute wins CDC designation; Dr. Julie Bauman co-chairs cancer prevention committee.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.


A person feeling sad and alone.
Loneliness Continues to Rise for Americans Under Lockdown

U.S. News & World report covers research by Scott Killgore, PhD, director of the Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab and psychiatry professor, on loneliness rising during the pandemic.


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