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Struggling With Your Mental Health? You’re Not Alone

May 12, 2022

Dr. Victoria Kelly, assistant professor of psychiatry and director of the General Psychiatry Residency program, discusses when a mental health issue becomes a disorder.


Newly Minted Doctor Advocate for Representation in Healthcare

May 12, 2022

Antonio Jackson graduates UToledo May 20 with a medical degree and then heads to Emory University — where his mom now works as a nurse — to embark on an emergency medicine residency.


How to Make Resident Doctors’ Well-being an Institutional Imperative

May 10, 2022

Dr. Shaza Aouthmany, an associate professor of emergency medicine and assistant dean for graduate medical education, talks about options for wellness programming and support.


Celebrating Success

May 6, 2022

The University of Toledo celebrates our spring 2022 graduates this weekend, beginning with the graduate commencement ceremony and doctoral hooding 6 p.m. Friday, May 6, in Savage Arena, followed by the main spring commencement ceremonies 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, in Savage Arena.


UToledo Researchers Investigate Unusual Cancer Rates in Schizophrenia Patients

May 3, 2022

Abdul-Rizaq Hamoud, a Ph.D. student in the College of Medicine and Life Sciences Biomedical Science Program, discusses his research on the reduced cancer risk in schizophrenia patients.


Provost Announces Resignation, Plans to Return to Faculty

April 29, 2022

Dr. Karen Bjorkman, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, announced her plans to resign from her current position effective July 29, 2022, returning to the faculty after taking a one-year sabbatical leave.


State of Mind: Are Psychedelics the Next Frontier of Mental Health Care?

April 25, 2022

Dr. Isaac Schiefer, professor of medicinal and biological chemistry, discusses the benefits and risks of psychedelic-assisted therapy.


Your Gut Health Might be Making it Harder to Keep Your Blood Pressure in Check, New Science Says — Here’s What You Need to Know

April 19, 2022

Dr. Tao Yang, an assistant professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, discusses his research that found the specific bacteria living in our guts may influence how well blood pressure drugs work.


Shark Advocate, Wildlife Researcher to Deliver Commencement Address May 7

April 18, 2022

Randy Thomas, a 2019 UToledo alumnus, will be the keynote speaker at the undergraduate commencement ceremonies at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Savage Arena.


UToledo Faculty Featured in Documentary About Lake Erie Algal Blooms

April 15, 2022

Dr. David Kennedy, Dr. Deepa Mukundan and Dr. Thomas Bridgeman are featured in “The Erie Situation,” which focuses heavily on the 2014 Toledo water crisis and its aftermath.


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