Promotion Alert

You heard it here first folks:

Ledric Sherman, PhD, MA, of PRIDE Cohort 5 and Assistant Professor Department of Health & Kinesiology at Texas A&M University has been awarded promotion and tenure to Associate Professor with the Department of Health Behavior in the School of Public Health at Texas A&M University beginning August 2022.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Sherman!!!!!

AZ-PRIDE News Updates

So much great news to share. Please join us in congratulating the many accomplishments of the AZ-PRIDE Alumni and Mentees 

Cohort 7 Participant, Alvaro Moreira to lead clinical trial for early diagnosis of lung disease in newborns

Alvaro Moreira, MD, MSc, neonatologist and assistant professor of pediatrics at UT Health San Antonio’s Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, received a $652,000 mentored career development grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). 

Dr. Amanda Wilson receives pilot grant through UCLA Southern California NIOSH Education and Research Center

Dr. Amanda Wilson of AZ_PRIDE Cohort 9 is the PI on a Pilot grant through UCLA Southern California NIOSH Education and Research Center. Working with Drs. Lynn Gerald (senior mentor) and Ashley Lowe (Co-PI) on a project involving inventorying barriers to COVID-19 intervention implementation for elementary school teachers. Title: Inventorying barriers to COVID-19 intervention implementation and risk perceptions among elementary school teachers. 

The winner of the 2019 Barbara A. Hess Research and Education Award is Jacqueline C. Stocking

The winner of the 2019 Barbara A. Hess Research and Education Award is Jacqueline C. Stocking, PhD, MBA, MSN, NEA-BC, CMTE, CEN, CFRN, FP-C, CCP-C, RN, NREMT-P of University of California Davis Health, and Air Medical Journal!

Meet the 2021/2022 Cohort!

We are so pleased to introduce the AZ-PRIDE Class of 2022. This class is small but mighty and we can't wait to see what they do! They are working on their Small Research Project and will present updates at the PRIDE Annual Meeting in April. #azairepride

Now Accepting Applications for the 2022/2023 Cohort

Are you interested in a dynamic year-long program that offers career advancement opportunities? The AZ-AiRE program in conjunction with the National Institute of Health is looking for qualified candidates for the 2022/2023 cohort.

AZ AiRE PRIDE Cohort 7 Partipant Publications

A big congratulations to Dr. Maria Coutinho (AiRE Cohort 7), Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Department of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Research Staff  Psychologist at Hasbro Children’s Hospital on her most recent publications.

Honors Accumulate for Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington's Professor Arthur Owora

AZ-AiRE PRIDE Cohort 9 participant Dr. Arthur Owora approved Friday Dr. Owora's appointment, assistant professor in the Indiana School of Public Health-Bloomington (IUSPH-B), to the position of Gallahue Family Professor in Child Development.

UArizona Health Sciences Faculty Elected Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors

Drs. Meredith Hay and May Khanna are being recognized by the National Academy of Inventors for their dedication to advancing research technologies.

UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.

Harmful Alcohol Use Rising During Pandemic, UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Say

A study led by researchers in the Department of Psychiatry found hazardous alcohol use increased monthly for those under stay-at-home orders.

Media Advisory: UArizona Health Sciences Experts To Speak About Careers in Cardiology

Hosted by Arizona SciTech Institute, the free virtual event is open to middle and high school students, families, educators, and the general public.

Arizona Economic Burden of Valley Fever Totals $736 Million

Expenses for the fungal disease endemic to the Southwest can skyrocket for people whose diagnosis is delayed, leading to more serious infection or death.

People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Among news items: Dr. Monica Kraft wins Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellowship, and Drs. Sairam Parthasarathy and Michael Grandner sleep studies rated tops for 2020.

Statewide Antibody Testing Initiative Reaches Milestone, Expects Vaccine-Related Increase in Registrations

The antibody test developed at the UArizona Health Sciences can be used to confirm a positive antibody response after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

AIDS women’s health award to Dr. Liz Connick; Liver Institute wins CDC designation; Dr. Julie Bauman co-chairs cancer prevention committee.

Implementing Rapid Care Guidelines for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Dramatically Improves Survival

An evaluation of emergency medicine guidelines showed proper care on the scene of a brain injury is critical to survival and ongoing brain health.