UA PTSD Study Seeks Participants to Help Understand and Provide Solutions for Sleep StrugglesTo gain insights into the relationship between PTSD, light exposure, sleep and brain function the University of Arizona is seeking participants for a six-week sleep research study. June is PTSD awareness month and June 27 is National PTSD Awareness Day.
UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Granted Full AccreditationThe University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix has been granted full accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, or LCME. The LCME is the national accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to M.D. degrees in the United States and Canada.
UA’s Dr. Yves Lussier Honored with Ambassador AwardDr. Lussier, associate vice president for data science and chief knowledge officer at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, and director of the UAHS Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics, received the award from his alma mater, the University of Sherbrooke, in Quebec, Canada.
UAHS In The News
“BlackThorn has worked on the KOR pathway since its inception and is well positioned to leverage its medicinal chemistry expertise toward migraine prophylaxis,” said Dr. Rob Jones, the principal investigator on the grant, who will work in collaboration with co-investigators Drs. Edward Roberts and Hugh Rosen, both of The Scripps Research Institute, and Professor Dr. Frank Porreca, associate department head, Pharmacology, University of Arizona Health Sciences.
The University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Phoenix has received full accreditation, a step that University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins calls an important milestone.
New prediction tools to help health-care providers identify patients at risk of inappropriate prescription opioid use, while allowing safe administration of legitimate pain management to those not at high-risk, are being developed by University of Arizona College of Pharmacy researcher Jenny Lo-Ciganic, PhD.