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.
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.
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.
June 06, 2011
The first conference of its kind in Uganda drew together investigators from across all of sub-Saharan Africa to discuss leading-edge problems in the HIV/AIDS epidemic with the goal of fostering meaningful collaborations to combat the disease.
June 06, 2011
As one of the preeminent biomedical education and health sciences research institutions in the world, UCSF emerged early as a pioneer in the fight against AIDS. Today, three decades later, UCSF is working on multiple fronts to prevent, treat and stop the spread of the disease that has killed 33 million people worldwide.
May 16, 2011
UCSF has produced a series of public service announcements to address mental health issues and other health-related issues in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami on March 11 and continuing crises at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan.
January 21, 2011
Longtime UCSF leader Haile Debas received honors recently as a new health professional center at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences will be named after him.
December 11, 2010
Health care inequality in South Africa is even worse for poor, black South Africans than it was under apartheid, according to new study co-authored by UCSF internal medicine resident Sanjay Basu.
November 23, 2010
University of California scholars will gather at UC Irvine on November 30 to showcase research aimed at improving the health of the world.
November 05, 2010
UCSF’s recent Bay Area Global Health Summit ignited robust discussion in hopes of stimulating ideas that lead to tangible progress toward advancing health worldwide™
October 13, 2010
John Greenspan, a distinguished professor of oral pathology and pathology in the schools of dentistry and medicine, respectively, has been appointed associate dean for Global Oral Health in the UCSF School of Dentistry.
September 29, 2010
Sally Rankin, who completed her PhD in nursing in 1988 and joined the faculty, has been named interim dean of the UCSF School of Nursing.
August 11, 2010
Eighteen students recently graduated from a program designed to prepare students and practitioners for leadership careers in international health policy, health care, and health research and development.
July 13, 2010
Longtime UCSF leader Haile Debas will step down as executive director of UCSF Global Health Sciences to devote more energy to important strategic initiatives.
June 18, 2010
Julene Johnson is headed for Finland and Kari Radoff is going to Nicaragua as part of the J. William Fulbright Program.