June 15, 2022
Misinformation about LGBTQ+ health issues contributes to biases against the community, creates confusion over important health questions, and can even prevent some from seeking health care when needed. The more we know about our health, the more empowered we can become to make informed health decisions that affect us daily. Join us as we confront, dispel, and correct common LGBTQ+ health myths and discuss what everyone can do to help eradicate barriers to inclusive medical treatment and ensure representation in health research for all.
March 22, 2022
To celebrate All of Us UArizona-Banner reaching the milestone of 50,000 participants and highlight the importance of health research, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has proclaimed March "Arizonans in Health Research Month." Arizona is leading the nation in enrollments for the All of Us Research Program, an initiative from the National Institutes of Health to build the largest and most diverse database of its kind so researchers can study how factors such as genetics, environment and lifestyle impact health. Over 50,000 Arizonans – your friends, neighbors, community leaders, health workers and more – have shared their health data to help improve health for future generations.
February 28, 2022
The All of Us Research Program University of Arizona-Banner Health created the Arizona Health Champion award series to recognize health professionals, educators, community partners and researchers who are dedicated to increasing diversity and accessibility in health care. An initiative of the National Institutes of Health, the All of Us Research Program, led by University of Arizona and Banner Health in Arizona and Colorado, aims to build the largest and most diverse database of health information of its kind to improve health for future generations.
February 23, 2022
A person’s individual health depends on a variety of circumstances, including genetic background, personal habits, and environmental factors outside of a person’s control. In this webinar, we will explore how health disparities disproportionately affect the African American community and contribute to heart conditions, COVID-19 prevalence, and more. Learn how health research that includes everyone may help us understand more about African American health, and ask our experts questions during our live Q&A.
February 16, 2022
The All of Us Research Program University of Arizona-Banner Health is creating one of the most diverse databases of health information, which will allow researchers to better understand and address health disparities in underrepresented populations.
February 4, 2022
This pandemic has brought to the forefront of the public’s consciousness the vital role Arizona’s health workers and researchers play in keeping our community safe and healthy. All of Us Research Program University of Arizona-Banner Health created the “Arizona Health Champion” award series to honor the work of these health care heroes.
November 17, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
Featuring Featuring Dr. Francisco Moreno, Co-Investigator, and Diana Thiessen, Clinical Coordinator of the All of Us UArizona-Banner.
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."