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Research Highlights

UA Researchers Find Genetic Factors May Affect the Benefit of Resistance Exercise

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 13:34

The weight-loss response to resistance exercise, including changes in body composition, differs according to an individual’s genetic risk for obesity.

UA Study Finds Owning a Dog Provides Health Benefits for Postmenopausal Women

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 15:42

Study by public health researcher in the journal Preventive Medicine...

Arizona Health Sciences Center Leaders Present at Oman Conference on Health Issues in Arab Communities

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 15:36

Dean Iman Hakim joined leaders from the AHSC to promote international collaboration to strengthen the health-care workforce globally.

Toxicology Society to Honor Dr. Jeff Burgess With Translational Impact Award

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 11:02

Dr. Burgess is being honored for his work to reduce toxic exposures and prevent injuries among first responders, miners, and the general public.

Graduate Student Receives $8,500 Grant for Miner Safety Study

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 12:59

UA Receives $3.6 million HRSA Grant to Improve the Nation’s Public Health System

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 11:53

The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will establish public health training centers in Nevada, California, Hawaii and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands.

Brent Langellier Receives $100,000 Grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 13:13

Dr. Langellier will examine the root cause of racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in healthy eating using cross-disciplinary expertise in agent-based modeling, a computer simulation methodology...

UA Led Study Finds a Good Diet Before Diagnosis is Linked With Lower Mortality Among Ovarian Cancer Survivors

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 13:41

The study found that diet quality was associated with mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer.

New Diabetes Prevention App for Kids Available in English and Spanish

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 21:04

The UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and University Information Technology created an app to teach children how to prevent type 2 diabetes.

CDC Awards $4 Million to Arizona Prevention Research Center

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 06:31

The funds will support public health prevention interventions in Arizona, with a focus on Latinos living in living in border communities.

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