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UCSF Program Cultivates Sense of Community Engagement

June 29, 2010 Playing soccer with kids in the Western Addition is one of the ways Chief Pediatric Resident Sonny Tat works to improve public health as part of the University Community Partnership program.

SFFD to Offer Neighborhood Emergency Response Training at UCSF

June 28, 2010 Faculty, staff, students and trainees can sign up to be trained as citizen first responders in the Neighborhood Emergency Response Training session at UCSF Mission Bay in July.

UCSF Offers Summer Session of Mini Medical School for Public

June 23, 2010 The public is welcome to attend UCSF Mini Medical School’s summer program, which addresses several hot topics in stem cell research that foreshadow the future of modern medicine as well as advances in primary care.

Two from UCSF School of Nursing Receive Fulbright Awards

June 18, 2010 Julene Johnson is headed for Finland and Kari Radoff is going to Nicaragua as part of the J. William Fulbright Program.

University Introduces UCSF Mobile Web

June 04, 2010 UCSF Today summary: Now members of the UCSF community can access campus shuttle schedules and other useful information on their hand-held devices via the new UCSF Mobile Web.

UCSF to Host World No Tobacco Day on May 28

May 14, 2010 The campus community is invited to learn about the health hazards of tobacco at UCSF’s World No Tobacco Day event on May 28.

Preeminent Economist to Deliver 2010 Eisenberg Lecture on Health Reform

May 11, 2010 Joseph Newhouse, a prominent expert in the field of health economics, will talk about health reform at UCSF on May 17.

Join "UC Walks" on May 19

May 05, 2010 Members of the UCSF community are invited to take a walk on one of several organized treks as part of “UC Walks” day.

Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Bacterium Reveals its Deadly Secrets

April 22, 2010 Insight into pneumonia deaths due to antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections emerges from UCSF study.

International Expert to Lecture on Challenges to Develop AIDS Vaccine

April 02, 2010 Seth Berkley, president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, will talk about the global hunt for a vaccine at UCSF on April 5.

Flame Retardants, PCBs & Pesticides Found in Blood of Young Girls

March 17, 2010 Banned chemicals -- present in amounts higher than levels found in recent years in US adults -- are turning up in the blood of young girls being studied in California and Ohio. Robert Hiatt

UCSF Experts Help Shape 10-Year Plan to Prepare for Demand in Dementia Care

March 01, 2010 A panel of experts appointed by Mayor Gavin Newsom recently presented an action plan as the approaching “age wave may bring a potential crisis in Alzheimer’s and dementia care” to San Francisco.

Professor to Conduct Earthquake Preparedness Seminars

February 01, 2010 Matthew Springer, an associate professor of medicine at UCSF, is again conducting earthquake preparedness talks at several campus locations beginning today (February 1.)

Study Finds Higher Omega-3 Fatty Acid Levels Associated With Less Biological Aging in Cardiovascular Disease Patients

January 28, 2010 UCSF scientists have discovered that higher blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids correspond to a lower rate of shortening of telomere length in patients with coronary artery disease.

UCSF Provides Information on How to Help Haiti

January 15, 2010 There are many ways that the UCSF community can help survivors of Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti.

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