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Inaugural UC Global Health Day to Highlight Research

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.

Community Celebrates Groundbreaking of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay

October 29, 2010 UCSF hosted a two-day celebration to commemorate the historic groundbreaking of its new medical center at Mission Bay.

PRIME Program Draws Students with Passion and Promise

September 16, 2010 Fourth-year medical student Jamila Harris, who saw community members in her native San Francisco neighborhood struggle to navigate the health system, explains her drive to become a doctor.

Are Higher Testosterone Levels Associated with Greater Heart Risk?

August 03, 2010 Testosterone in men has become a hot health topic. New studies, including one by UCSF researchers, now are sparking a controversy over the role of testosterone in heart disease.

KQED Names Snowdon an LGBT "Hero"

July 19, 2010 Shane Snowdon, director of the LGBT Resource Center at UCSF, has been named an LGBT “Local Hero” by KQED TV.

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.

Benioff Announces $100 Million Gift to Build New Children's Hospital at Mission Bay

June 23, 2010 Marc Benioff explained his excitement about building a new children’s hospital at Mission Bay and encouraged others to get involved in the project on June 22, when he officially announced his gift of $100 million to UCSF.

Young Women's Health Leadership Summit Aims to Unleash their Potential

April 26, 2010 About 250 high school girls gathered recently to hear speeches by local leaders and to discuss issues ranging from teen pregnancy to self esteem.

UCSF Medical Center Set to Break Ground at Mission Bay This Year

March 31, 2010 UCSF plans to begin construction of the new 289-bed children’s, women’s and cancer hospital complex at Mission Bay this year, says CEO Mark Laret.

Chancellor to Present Advancement of Women Award on March 22

March 17, 2010 The UCSF community is invited to celebrate the recognition of a graduate student, faculty and staff member who will receive the Chancellor’s Award for the Advancement of Women at a ceremony on March 22.

Angela Davis to Talk About Creating Change at UCSF Center for Gender Equity's Anniversary

March 03, 2010 Social activist and scholar Angela Davis, professor emerita at UC Santa Cruz, will speak at UCSF on April 15 to mark the 30th anniversary of the Center for Gender Equity.

Nominations Due Jan. 15 for Advancement of Women Award

January 13, 2010 The nomination deadline is this Friday for the annual Chancellor’s Award for the Advancement of Women.

Nursing Alum Shares Tales of Volunteer Work in Rural Nepal

January 08, 2010 From deadly snake bites to babies born in animal sheds, Joe Niemczura recounts vivid and often-troubling experiences as a volunteer instructor and nurse in Nepal.

UCSF School of Nursing's Doctoral Program in Sociology Celebrates 40 Years

December 29, 2009 A tiny department on the UCSF School of Nursing has yielded big developments, including supplying much of the ammunition informing the most significant public discussions about health and health care over the past half century.

New Center Focuses on Women's Health and Empowerment on Global Scale

December 28, 2009 UCSF’s Phil Darney is co-leading a new Center of Expertise on Women’s Health and Empowerment that will tackle global health issues such as violence against women and reproductive health and rights.

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