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Evidence-based Health Equity Research Receives $9 Million In Funding

July 15, 2015 The Evidence for Action team, clockwise from top left: Erin Hagan, PhD, MBA; Stephanie Chernitskiy, Christine Phung, Jennifer Taggart, Maria Glymour, ScD, MS; David Vlahov, RN, PhD; Nancy Adler, PhD; and Laura Gottlieb, MD, MPH. Photo by Marco Sanchez

Health Officials Visit UCSF to Review Preparedness to Treat Ebola Patients

November 21, 2014 Federal, state and local health officials visited UCSF on Nov. 19 to review and provide consultation on the medical center’s preparedness in the event it receives a patient infected with Ebola Virus Disease.

Cardiovascular Study Gets Approval from the American Heart Association

December 06, 2013 UC San Francisco’s Health eHeart Study – an ambitious technology-based cardiovascular research study – has garnered the support from the American Heart Association, the largest U.S. non-profit organization dedicated to reducing disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.

UCSF Offers Free Flu Shots Through November 4

September 30, 2013 Beginning Sept. 30, UCSF will offer all faculty, staff, students, trainees and volunteers with an identification badge a free shot to prevent influenza.

UCSF Police Issue Hazardous Weather Warning

November 27, 2012 The National Weather Service has issued a "Hazardous Weather Outlook and High Wind Warning" for the San Francisco Bay Area beginning Wednesday, Nov. 28 and through the weekend.

Massive Genomics Project Answers Questions, Poses New Ones in Health, Genetics and Aging

November 21, 2012 People with the shortest telomeres really do have a date with the Grim Reaper, according to new data coming out of the largest and most diverse genomics, health and longevity project in the nation.

Wandering Minds Associated With Aging Cells

November 16, 2012 A preliminary UCSF study suggests a possible link between mind wandering and aging, by looking at a biological measure of longevity.

Genetically Modified Food Labeling Through the Lens of Public Health

November 05, 2012 As Californians prepare to vote on Proposition 37, which would require labeling of food that’s been genetically modified, debate continues on the health implications of eating such foods.

Documentary on Broken U.S. Health Care System Features UCSF Health Researchers

October 04, 2012 A new documentary, “Escape Fire,” examines a broken US health care system that’s “designed for quick fixes rather than prevention.” The film also highlights pioneering efforts to transform the system and bring effective, low-cost solutions to the public, including interviews with UCSF researchers Dean Ornish, Elizabeth Blackburn and Peter Carroll.

Tracking and Treating Tuberculosis in Developing Countries

October 02, 2012 A patient in rural Uganda is diagnosed with tuberculosis but never begins treatment. In Vietnam, someone with infectious TB might never be diagnosed because the health center is too far away. Adithya Cattamanchi, MD, is working to address challenges in Uganda and Vietnam by applying techniques of implementation science.

San Francisco VA/UCSF Psychiatry Researcher Honored by Behavioral Medicine Society

July 26, 2012 Aoife O’Donovan, PhD, a Society in Science: Branco Weiss Fellow in psychiatry at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF, was presented with the Neal E. Miller New Investigator Award for 2012 by the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research.

San Francisco General Hospital Celebrates Topping Out

June 06, 2012 Members of the community gathered Tuesday to celebrate the "topping out" of the UCSF-affiliated San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, which will house more than 284 beds, 14 operating rooms as well as an emergency room nearly three times larger than the current one.

UCSF Chancellor Appointed to New California Task Force to Improve Health

June 06, 2012 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, has been appointed to a new state task force established by Governor Jerry Brown to develop a 10-year blueprint for improving the health of Californians.

California Voters to Decide on Increasing Cigarette Tax

May 31, 2012 On June 5, California voters will decide whether the state should impose a $1 per pack tax on cigarettes, as well as a corresponding tax increase on other tobacco products.

Four Successful Innovators Earn UCSF's Highest Honor

April 03, 2012 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, bestowed the University’s highest honor to four internationally renowned innovators and leaders for outstanding contributions in areas associated with UCSF’s mission.

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