Noshene Ranjbar, MD Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Director, Integrative Psychiatry Clinic
$2.8M Study to Develop Family-Based Intervention Program for Chronic Disease Prevention among American Indian Youth

The grant, “Achieving American Indian Youth Energy and Mental Health Balance,” is led by Francine C. Gachupin, PhD, MPH, associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and assistant director of the department’s Native American Research and Training Center. Department of Psychiatry faculty member Noshene Ranjbar, MD, assistant professor of Psychiatry, serves as one of the co-investigators.

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Mental health resources available across Arizona

Gustavo Perez, PhD, a clinical assistant professor in the UArizona Department of Psychiatry and lead psychologist at the EPICenter at Banner – University Medicine Whole Health Clinic, discusses ways to maintain and support mental health during COVID-19.

UArizona Names Surgeon General Carmona to Lead Campus Reentry Plan

University of Arizona president, Dr. Robert Robbins announced in April his plans to resume in-person classes Aug. 24, bringing back 45,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff for fall 2020.

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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.