College of Public Health

A screenshot from Eric Plemons' lecture on propaganda, offered on the Panopto online video platform.
April 1, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact so many aspects of people's lives, University of Arizona faculty members from a range of disciplines are finding ways to use the global health crisis as a teachable moment in their courses.
March 31, 2020
Infection control expert Kelly Reynolds discusses, among other things, hospital infection control and ventilation measures and how they are being adjusted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
A coronavirus comic for kids is one of the resources found in the toolkit. (Illustration: Malaka Gharib/NPR)
March 20, 2020
University of Arizona experts have compiled resources to help parents, teachers and administrators talk to kids during the global pandemic.
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.
UArizona researchers are leading a study that aims to understand the health risks associated with chemicals used in firefighters' protective equipment and foam used to put out fires. (Photo courtesy of the Tucson Fire Department)
Feb. 14, 2020
Researchers from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
An illustration of the 2019 novel coronavirus. The virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (Image: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Feb. 11, 2020
A panel of public health experts convened on Monday to provide information on the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak. They encouraged the public to spread facts, not fear; practice compassion; and wash their hands.
Sept. 30, 2019
A $3.5 million federal grant will fund a University of Arizona Health Sciences program designed to provide technical assistance and other support to rural hospitals and clinics in Arizona.
Sept. 26, 2019
A $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help a team including University of Arizona researchers evaluate the effectiveness of "Safer Bars" program, a program designed to help staff recognize and safely intervene in situations that could lead to sexual violence.