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Neuroscience and Mental Health

Lily Nguyen, BSN, RN
Lily Nguyen, BSN, RN, is a third-year medical student in the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson whose personal and professional experience ignited a passion to improve mental health services for Asian-American communities.
Saira Kalia
Department of Psychiatry in the University College of Medicine – Tucson
Dr. Saira Kalia, discusses the importance of maternal mental health and how perinatal psychiatry can affect the trajectory of a person’s life for the better.
Andrew W. Gardner, PhD, BCBA-D
As of 2018, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects one in 59 births in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. People with ASD have difficulty with social communication and interaction, restricted interests, and repetitive behaviors.
Valerie Schaibley, PhD
Kenneth S. Ramos, MD, PhD, PharmB
Do I really want to know? This is one of the most important questions people ask themselves before genetic testing. And this conundrum is more relevant for conditions like Alzheimer’s disease.
Valerie Schaibley, PhD
Kenneth S. Ramos, MD, PhD, PharmB
Epilepsy is the fourth most-common neurological disorder in adults, and the most common neurological condition in children. About 1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy over the course of their lifetime.
Michelle Kahn-John, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, GNP
Moving toward a more progressive and culturally relevant approach to Native American health care, Indian Health Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services require culturally sensitive care in health-care settings.
University of Arizona College of Nursing
A cancer survivor responds to stress in various detrimental ways, including psychological problems, such as anxiety and depression, as well as physical issues, such as high blood pressure, increased heart rate and elevated blood sugar levels.
Will Humble, MPH
The U.S. health-care system has become much more aggressive in treating pain over the last 15 years and just as with any medical intervention at times there are adverse side effects.
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