People and Programs ‘On The Move’ at UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Recent notices include appointments for curricular affairs, licensing, sleep medicine, research and student mental health, plus national awards for mentorship, diversity and pancreatic cancer studies.

UArizona, State Expand COVID-19 Antibody Test Eligibility, Launch $7.7M Study on Immunity

A free statewide COVID-19 antibody testing program expands to 15 categories of essential workers at high risk of exposure, in concert with a $7.7 million UArizona study to better understand immunity.

Nationally Recognized Geriatric Psychiatrist Appointed UArizona Chair of Psychiatry

Dr. Jordan Karp, expert in geriatric psychiatry, depression treatment and suicide prevention, is named chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

UArizona COVID-19 Webinars to Help Recognize, Resolve Isolation’s Impact on Mental Health

University of Arizona Psychiatry faculty members will discuss challenges of confinement, share resources and tips, and give guidance on when to seek professional help at two free upcoming webinars.

Recent Faculty & Resident Awards

Department of Psychiatry Faculty and Residents were recognized by a variety of organizations on the national, state, and local level. Check it out!

UArizona Testing App to Alert Students, Employees Exposed to COVID-19

COVID Watch sends exposure alerts without having to collect any personally identifying information from users, protecting their anonymity.

An Integrative Approach to Mental Health – Interview with Dr. Noshene Ranjbar

Dr. Noshene Ranjbar is Harvard trained and board certified in General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Integrative Medicine. She serves as medical director of the Integrative Psychiatry Clinic at Banner – University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson.

Loneliness, lack of sleep contribute to mental health issues

KGUN9's The Rebound Arizona shares research from University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry faculty as they are uncovering an alarming spike in suicidal thoughts and mental health issues.

Solutions for trouble sleeping

KGUN9 speaks with the UArizona Psychiatry Department's Sleep and Health Research Program Director Michael Grandner about COVID-related sleep issues.

Exploring the Effects of Intergenerational Trauma
Pain that’s not transformed, gets transmitted

Addressing past and present-day traumas like racism is the key to helping new generations heal and move on. By Krishna Taneja, MD, and Noshene Ranjbar, MD, University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry.