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Grandis Appointed New Associate Vice Chancellor of Clinical and Translational Research

October 06, 2014 Jennifer R. Grandis, MD, has been appointed UC San Francisco's Associate Vice Chancellor of Clinical and Translational Research (AVC-CTR) on Oct. 6. She will begin her new post in January 2015 while also holding a faculty appointment as professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

UCSF Celebrates Diversity Month

October 01, 2014 UC San Francisco celebrates the diversity of its campus community during Diversity Month, with events held throughout the month of October. Highlights include film screenings at San Francisco General and UCSF, Block Party 8 at Mission Bay, and the Health Disparities Research Symposium VIII.

Ziegler Wins 2014 Burkitt Medal

September 24, 2014 UCSF's John Ziegler, MD, MSc, has won the 2014 Burkitt Medal, an award given by Trinity College Dublin to recognize people who embody “integrity, compassion and dedication."

Wintroub Appointed Interim Dean of the School of Medicine

September 11, 2014 Bruce Wintroub, MD, has been named interim dean of the UCSF School of Medicine while a search committee looks for a permanent replacement. Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, made the announcement Sept. 11.

Kelley Receives Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute

September 04, 2014 Katie Kelley, MD, a gastrointestinal oncologist at UC San Francisco, has received the 2014 Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Wachter Named One of 100 Most Influential People in Health Care

August 28, 2014 UCSF's Robert Wachter, MD, has been named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare. He is the only person from UCSF and only one of two academic physicians to be honored.

UCSF Researchers Win Funding for Heart, Lung and Blood Studies

August 21, 2014 The second round of funding opportunities for the Technology Development Award from the University of California Center for Accelerated Innovation (UC CAI) has begun.

Deborah Grady Wins 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentorship

August 06, 2014 Deborah Grady's success in cultivating young talent has led to her winning the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentorship.

Schapiro Receives Grant to Support East Bay Children with Chronic Conditions

July 25, 2014 Naomi Schapiro was awarded a three-year Advanced Nursing Education Grant to fund interprofessional training of students and graduate trainees in the collaborative care of children with mental health conditions and obesity in Alameda County.

Prusiner Appointed to Board of Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research

July 24, 2014 Nobel Laureate Stanley Prusiner, MD, has been appointed as a member of the board of directors for the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR).

Desai Named Chair of Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

July 23, 2014 Tejal Desai, PhD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS), a joint appointment within the UC San Francisco School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy.

Three UCSF Scientists Receive Funding for Psoriasis Research

July 22, 2014 Three UCSF researchers are among 13 scientists who received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for psoriasis.

Drew Honored By the American Heart Association

July 03, 2014 The American Heart Association has just selected Barbara Drew, RN, PhD, to be a 2014 Distinguished Scientist.

Dau Wins Kitty Ernst Award

June 16, 2014 Kim Q. Dau, CNM, MS, is the 2014 recipient of the Kitty Ernst Award, which recognizes excellence in clinical practice, education, administration, or research relating to midwifery and women’s health.

Carroll Wins Coveted Barringer Medal

May 09, 2014 The American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons awarded its 2014 Barringer Medal to Peter R. Carroll, MD, MPH, chair of the UCSF Department of Urology.

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