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All of Us UArizona-Banner News & Events

November 17, 2021

Represent: LGBTQ+ Health Matters Webinar

All LGBTQ+ Americans deserve to be seen, heard, and understood— especially when it comes to medical research. Join us for a virtual discussion exploring how the lack of LGBTQ+ representation impacts overall health. We will discuss the consequences that this lack of research has on physical and mental health, provide useful talking points to discuss with your healthcare provider, and share how you can help make a difference for your own health, and the future health of the entire LGBTQ+ community, through medical research that includes everyone.

October 20, 2021

Breast Cancer & African American Women Webinar

We are teaming up with local health experts to discuss how breast cancer affects the African American community. Learn how disparities in healthcare treatment and outcomes impact overall quality of life for the women affected, and how mental health interventions during the treatment process play a part. Ask our two cancer experts your questions during our Q&A, and find out how you can participate in a health research program to help shape the future of health care.

October 13, 2021

All of Us Research Program is Building the Largest, Most Diverse Research Program of its Kind

Medical research hasn’t always been inclusive, but the All of Us Research Program is changing that. A person’s experiences, genetics and environment all affect their health, but many minority racial and ethnic groups historically have been left out of research. As a result, researchers know less about their overall health and the effectiveness of medical interventions and treatments. 

October 13, 2021

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by Representing Arizona's Hispanic/Latino Community in Health Research

Health discoveries often come from research. Diversity in research comes from you. Some communities are left out when research is reserved for selective groups, which is why it is important for all groups, including Arizona’s Hispanic/Latino community, to be involved.

October 10, 2021

Tú puedes ayudar a tu comunidad brindando información sobre tu salud
La Estrella de Tucsón

"Los descubrimientos en salud a menudo provienen de la investigación. La diversidad en la investigación proviene de usted. No todo el mundo se beneficia del nuevo conocimiento obtenido cuando la investigación se reserva para grupos selectivos, por lo que es importante que todos los grupos, incluida la comunidad hispana y latina de Arizona, participen en la investigación."

September 29, 2021

Heart Healthy Arizona Webinar

Join a panel of health experts for a one-hour virtual discussion that will explore how our habits and lifestyle may impact heart health. Learn how health disparities, gender, sleep habits, and nutrition all play a part, and how health research that considers all of these factors may help researchers understand more about why people get sick or stay healthy.

July 16, 2021

National 'All of Us' COVID-19 genetics study happening at Banner-UMC

"A national study that focuses on how diseases affect us based on our own genetics is helping healthcare professionals learn more about COVID-19."

July 12, 2021

Arizonans Helping Researchers Better Understand COVID-19

A new antibody testing study examining samples originally collected through the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program found evidence of SARS-CoV-2 infections in five states earlier than initially reported.

July 9, 2021

All of Us, una organización que hace visible la diversidad
La Estrella de Tucsón

"Las desigualdades en la investigación de la salud pueden conducir a resultados de salud deficientes para la comunidad LGBTQ+. La inclusión es parte de la solución. Uno de los valores fundamentales del programa de investigación All of Us es que los participantes reflejan la rica diversidad de Estados Unidos."

June 30, 2021

COVID-19, Mental Health, Minorities, and the All of Us Research Program
Arizona Daily Star

"Minority mental health is a serious concern that needs more research. To make that research possible, we need to include all communities. That’s why All of Us seeks to reflect the diversity of the United States in terms of geography, race, ethnicity, health status, and more."

June 29, 2021

COVID-19 and Its Effects on African American Women

Join Dr. Allen and the women of the Delta Beta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. for a one-hour, virtual discussion that will explore how health disparities grew during COVID-19 for communities of color, and how medical research with a diverse group of participants may help scientists understand why.

May 6, 2021

Dr. Tomas Nuño named All of Us Research Program Co-Investigator

All of Us Research Program UArizona-Banner is excited to welcome Tomas Nuño, PhD as the newest co-investigator for the program.

January 14, 2021

Charlas de Salud with Mary Rabago: COVID-19, Antibodies, and All of Us

Featuring Featuring Dr. Francisco Moreno, Co-Investigator, and Diana Thiessen, Clinical Coordinator of the All of Us UArizona-Banner.

December 17, 2020

Charlas de Salud with Mary Rabago: Mi Participante Experience

Featuring All of Us UArizona-Banner participant Lorena Verduga.

December 8, 2021

Facebook Live Event: All of Us Research Program and COVID-19

Featuring All of Us UArizona-Banner Engagement Coordinators Iliana Gomez Brauer & Maria Garcia-Flores.

December 3, 2020

Charlas de Salud with Mary Rabago: La Diabetes en Nuestra Comunidad

Featuring All of Us UArizona-Banner Co-Investigator Dr. Ricardo Correa.

December 1, 2020

All of Us Diversity in Research Leads to Precision in Medicine
UArizona Health Sciences: Health Sciences Connect

"Analyzing genes and other variables can match patients to effective treatments. But the data must be representative of the entire population."