October 24, 2014
UC San Francisco School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov, RN, PhD, has been honored by his alma mater. As part of its 125th anniversary celebration, the University of Maryland School of Nursing will honor Vlahov and 24 other outstanding alumni as “visionary pioneers” who have become expert clinicians, educators, and leaders in Maryland, the nation, and around the world.
October 24, 2014
Three UCSF faculty members are among 70 new members and 10 foreign associates of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) announced during the organization’s 44th annual meeting announced on Oct. 20. Eric P. Goosby, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Institute of Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy; Deepak Srivastava, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease; and Ron Vale, PhD, professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator are the latest UCSF members, bringing the total number of IOM members elected from UCSF to 92.
October 20, 2014
On the evening of Oct. 17, the National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC) honored UC San Francisco School of Nursing’s Carroll Estes, PhD, with the organization’s Second Annual Paul Nathanson Distinguished Advocacy Award for her work on aging and elder women’s economic and health security.
October 07, 2014
Zian H. Tseng, MD, MAS, associate professor of medicine in residence in the Cardiology Division and Cardiac Electrophysiology Service at UC San Francisco, received a four-year $2.14 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand on his research of people with HIV/AIDS and their increased risk of sudden cardiac death.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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).
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.
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.
August 06, 2014
Deborah Grady's success in cultivating young talent has led to her winning the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentorship.
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.
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).
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.