UArizona Sees Improvement in COVID-19 Numbers, Compliance


The number of positive test results on campus decreased following a 14-day shelter-in-place recommendation.

Students Advance Aspirations through UArizona Programs and Sarver Heart Center


Ambitious, dedicated students affiliated with Sarver Heart Center turned to University of Arizona programs this summer to advance their academic aspirations.

Taking Care of Hearts in the COVID-19 Era


Regular follow-up care as well as urgent and emergent care keeps hearts healthy and saves lives. COVID-19 precautionary guidelines work to keep care providers and patients safe, according to current experience.

Are patients having heart problems post-COVID-19?


Myocarditis, inflammation of the heart muscle, and vascular inflammation, inflammation of all the blood vessels in the body, are conditions seen in post-COVID-19 patients, Dr. Nancy Sweitzer tells the Arizona Daily Wildcat. Blood clots unlike any she has seen before line entire blood vessels or clot in the arteries in the heart; several patients are coming in who’ve had COVID-19 three, four, even six weeks ago.

Sarver Heart Community Leader Extends Reach During Pandemic


Wanda F Moore, co-chair of the Women’s Heart Health Education Committee and chair of the Minority Outreach Program, secured a grant from the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona to support the community education and outreach work of the Minority Outreach Program and Community Coalition for Heart Health Education.

University to Continue Holding Only ‘Essential Courses’ in Person Through Oct. 2


While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday’s positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.

Dr. Monica Kraft to Lead All of Us Research Program at UArizona and Banner Health


Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to collect and study data from at least 1 million people in the United States.

UArizona, County Issue Shelter-in-Place Recommendation for Students


UArizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins said the university expected to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, but it has become too much, necessitating a shelter-in-place recommendation similar to what the state faced in the spring.

Internationally Recognized Radiologist Named UArizona Chair of Medical Imaging


Joining the University of Arizona Health Sciences in October, Dr. Geoffrey Rubin holds six U.S. patents for medical image analysis and is past chairman of radiology at Duke University School of Medicine.

University, County Work Together at ‘Critical Time’ for COVID-19 Mitigation


Dr. Theresa Dr. Cullen, director of the Pima County Health Department, said the county, university and other partners are working together on a “layered approach” to COVID-19 mitigation.