College of Pharmacy

Briggs Carhart, a master’s degree student in public health, helps the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center field the hundreds of daily calls they receive from people worried about the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: University of Arizona Health Sciences)
March 21, 2020
The Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center is taking some of the load off health departments by answering the flood of phone calls from residents concerned about COVID-19.
Health Sciences Innovation Building
March 17, 2020
The University of Arizona improved its ranking by 14 spots and nearly doubled the value of research awards from five years ago.
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson professor Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy says the biggest barrier to treating sleep apnea is helping individuals use a CPAP machine.
Sept. 4, 2019
People with sleep apnea who struggle with CPAP treatment, which saves lives but is difficult for many patients to follow, could find relief through a peer-support program a UA professor is helping create.
UA researchers are seeking to predict which hospitalized patients prescribed heparin will develop an adverse reaction to the drug.
May 24, 2019
No tests currently are available to evaluate risk for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, an adverse reaction to the drug that can result in catastrophic, life-threatening complications in patients with cardiovascular disease.
May 21, 2019
UA researchers developed a new blood test that can detect most major cancers and have launched a startup, DesertDx, to bring the invention to doctors and their patients.
(Image: Anatomy & Physiology/CC 3.0)
May 15, 2019
A new grant will allow researchers at the UA and Banner Health to create alerts to identify patients at risk for developing heart rhythm disorders and sudden cardiac death.
July 16, 2018
The UA Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center has received a large grant to continue studying the effects of the environment on people living in desert climates worldwide.