COVID-19 Vaccine Reduces Severity, Length, Viral Load for Those Who Still Get Infected

Real-world data from the AZ HEROES study show COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections, and when breakthrough infections do occur, the level of infection and impact of the disease are significantly reduced.

UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class

The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.

College of Medicine – Tucson Wins NIH Grant for Medical Scientist Student Training

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.

UArizona Health Sciences Pediatrics Expert Addresses Parents’ Vaccine Questions

A College of Medicine – Tucson assistant professor of pediatrics answers questions about COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness and the risk of side effects in children.

New UArizona Health Sciences Undergraduate Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.

CMM Faculty Recognized by College of Medicine – Tucson for Mentoring, Teaching, and Leadership

CMM faculty members Dr. Carol C. Gregorio, Dr. Valerie M. Schaibley, Dr. James V. Proffitt, and Dr. Julie G. Ledford were recognized by the College of Medicine – Tucson for excellence in mentoring, teaching, and leadership.

Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference To Focus On Mental Health and Resiliency

Jordan Karp, MD, an expert on mental health in the aging population, will deliver the keynote address at the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference.

Research Day to Showcase UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Investigators’ Work to Overcome Health Challenges

Data blitzes, spotlight talks and special session on diversity, equity and inclusion highlight the second annual event that is free and open to the public.

Dr. Donata Vercelli Awarded $15.3M Grant from National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)

Professor Donata Vercelli, MD, received an NIH grant to study asthma in children along the U.S.-Mexican border.

Future of Healthcare Panel Discussion To Focus on Pandemic

Experts will discuss what has been learned from the coronavirus pandemic and how this knowledge can be used to build a healthier future.

Arthritis Center Lecture to Focus on ‘Facts vs. Fiction’ of COVID-19 Vaccines

A free livestreamed lecture by UArizona Health Sciences immunologist Dr. Deepta Bhattacharya offers an expert look at COVID-19 vaccines, variants and immunity.

Characterizing Emphysema Immune Responses May Lead To Personalized Treatments for COPD

With a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francesca Polverino will investigate B cell responses in patients with emphysema.

Experts To Answer COVID-19 Vaccine Questions at Virtual Town Hall

Questions about COVID-19 vaccine safety, speed of vaccine development, side effects, efficacy and variants will be answered by at a free virtual town hall.

Predicting and Responding to Emerging Viruses and Pandemics

This VIRTUAL symposium brings together national and international experts in virus emergence, infectious disease, public health and policy to discuss how we prepare for and respond to coming pandemic threats.