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The gift will establish two research faculty positions and support training to advance translational research in cardiovascular diseases, neurosciences and mental health.
The $23 million, donor-funded project will provide new space for the internationally recognized UArizona center, which focuses on whole-person wellness.
If COVID-19 transmission rates remain in line with the rest of the county, masks will become recommended but not required in indoor spaces on the Tucson campus beginning March 21.
This weekend, the festival will be held in person for the first time since 2019. The event will feature nearly 300 authors, more than 200 exhibitors and about 30 venues with talks, exhibits, interactive activities and more.
Biomedical engineering and optical sciences professor Dongkyun "DK" Kang is developing a way to diagnose and treat corneal ulcers that's eight times cheaper and 20 times faster than today's gold standard.
Echoes of frustration with racism in medicine rebound among students, staff and faculty, as students work for positive change in medical school and health care overall.
The Arizona HSI Consortium was awarded $100,000 to establish an action plan and priorities, to produce recommendations for Arizona leaders, and to launch an inaugural summit, among other things.
A grant from the Department of Education will allow students to get earlier access to hands-on research and learning communities, and will provide support for faculty to redesign courses.
Diversity, equity and inclusion efforts have spread beyond the Colleges of Medicine as the other Health Sciences colleges address racism in health care.
As a researcher studying diseases that disproportionately affect Black women, UArizona alumna and public health faculty member Kelly Palmer says her work is a team effort – and incredibly personal.