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AIDS/HIV Briefing at UCSF Highlights International AIDS Conference Agenda

July 11, 2012 The first U.S. meeting of the International AIDS Conference in more than two decades will be held later this month in Washington, DC, and Bay Area reporters got a preview of what UCSF researchers will present when they convene at the nation's capitol.

Global Oral Health Symposium 2012 Draws International Experts

May 17, 2012 UCSF School of Dentistry's Global Oral Health Symposium 2012 repeated and expanded on the success of last year's inaugural event, bringing greater visibility to vital oral health issues worldwide, and the extraordinary international effort to address them.

Malaria Conference Draws Experts Aimed at Eradicating the Disease

May 15, 2012 Malaria might be eliminated from countries it has plagued for centuries, according to malaria experts who gathered for the Bay Area World Malaria Day Symposium on April 25 at the UCSF Mission Bay campus.

UC Global Health Attracts NIH Funds to Train Next Generation of Global Health Researchers

April 18, 2012 The UC Global Health Institute has received one of five, $4 million grants from the Fogarty International Center to support 50 to 60 new fellows in global health research over the next five years, starting September 2012.

Top Medical Educator Molly Cooke to Direct Global Health Sciences Education

March 05, 2012 Molly Cooke, a professor of medicine and founding director of the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators at UCSF, has been appointed the first director of education for Global Health Sciences.

Prominent Speakers to Discuss Population Growth at Global Health Forum

January 26, 2012 More than 300 people — many of them University of California faculty, students and staff — will gather at UC Berkeley on February 4, for the second UC Global Health Day, sponsored by the UC Global Health Institute.

UCSF's 'Saint Rose' Inspires People in Rural Peru

November 17, 2011 The people of Cusco, Peru, see UCSF's Rosa Ten, MD, as a compassionate healer with a heart as big as Mother Teresa’s. They call her Santa Rosa, which means “Saint Rose” in Spanish.

Leaders Discuss Transforming Global Health Education

September 27, 2011 Some of the biggest names in the field of global health came to UCSF recently to discuss to work together to improve the education of health professionals in the United States and around the world.

Progress Fighting Malaria: A Timeline

August 30, 2011 Malaria is an infectious disease caused by a parasite transmitted from person to person by the bite of a mosquito. In the past two centuries, numerous research and public health efforts worldwide have sought to combat this ancient scourge as this timeline shows.

Global Health Leaders Urge Graduates to Work Toward Health Equity

August 11, 2011 UCSF leaders in Global Health Sciences urged the graduating class of global health scholars to work toward achieving health care equity around the world.

Sepulveda Delivers Commencement Address to Global Health Scholars

August 10, 2011 Jaime Sepúlveda, who will join the University as executive director of UCSF Global Health Sciences on September 1, delivered a commencement address to the 2011 Class of Masters of Sciences in Global Health.

UCSF Medical Students Create Free Medical Translation App, Conquering Language Barriers to Patient Care

June 22, 2011 What started as a 2 a.m. conversation over coffee between two fourth-year medical students, ended with the development of a free mobile medical translation application with the potential to profoundly impact patient care worldwide that has more than 8,000 downloads to date on iTunes.

UCSF Nurse Calls Attention to Indoor Air Pollution in Guatemala

June 20, 2011 UCSF family practice nurse Lisa Thompson is calling attention to the dangers of rustic stoves – which use biomass fuels such as wood, coal, animal dung and crop residue – and result in harmful pollutants adversely affecting people in developing countries.

New Website Answers What Works in Global Health

June 17, 2011 A team of researchers at UCSF and the Kaiser Family Foundation has launched a new web portal this month that summarizes findings for a range of prevention and treatment interventions designed to reduce the risk of death and disease in the developing world.

SFGH's Ward 86: Pioneering HIV/AIDS Care for 30 Years

June 07, 2011 San Francisco General Hospital's internationally renowned Ward 86, one of the oldest and largest HIV/AIDS clinics in the United States, has from the start of the epidemic led efforts to understand HIV and develop treatments that make it possible for patients to manage the disease.

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