Health & Medical


Health Diagnostics Leader Quidel Corporation Makes $2M Investment in UArizona

Quidel Corporation, a leading provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, has committed to give $1 million for scholarships that support tomorrow’s scientists and health professionals at UArizona and to make an additional $1 million investment in sponsored research projects. Of the scholarship gift, half will benefit the BIO5 Institute's KEYS Research Internship program. The remainder will establish the Quidel Global Health Scholarships.

Gift to Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine Will Support Medical Training for Native Healers

A gift to the University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine from Paul Stamets, an internationally known mycologist and advocate of the medical benefits of mushrooms, will provide funding to Indigenous and other medical practitioners for training in the Integrative Medicine Program.

Boosting Nursing Education Tech

Andrew and Kirsten Braccia have made a gift in support of the College of Nursing, COVID-19 initiatives and student-athletes whose eligibility has been extended. The largest portion of the gift was in support of the College of Nursing.

Making Wellness a Priority in Veterinary Education

The University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine is ensuring students will focus on their health and well-being, thanks to a private gift. The Mary Jane McMillen Crowe Student Success & Wellness Center is a resource-rich place where students can learn how to manage and maintain wellness.

Ginny L. Clements Establishes Breast Cancer Research Institute with $8.5M Gift

The gift from breast cancer survivor and longtime Arizona supporter establishes an endowment for the new institute, along with endowed positions and renovated lab space.

Blazing a New Trail through Giving

Supporters have given nearly $700,000 to the President's COVID-19 Testing, Research and Re-entry Fund. With their help, the university is progressing through the fall 2020 semester with an on-ramp approach to instruction that depends on the Test, Trace and Treat strategy.