June 24, 2010
The oil spill crisis in the Gulf Coast underscores the importance of implementing effective regulation through a proactive strategy to protect public health, according to UCSF’s Paul Blanc, the author of a re-released book.
June 23, 2010
Members of the community can offer ideas ranging from how to improve patient care to how to incorporate green practices through a new website by UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
June 04, 2010
UCSF Medical Center recently received an award for implementing outstanding environmental innovation practices into its operations.
May 06, 2010
The UCSF community is invited to learn about ways to protect the planet and live a healthier life during Earth Fest and Bike to Work Day on May 13.
April 28, 2010
Scientists are reporting what they say is compelling evidence that some powerful non-heritable, environmental factor likely plays a key role in the development of multiple sclerosis.
March 22, 2010
UCSF recently received a green-building seal of approval for Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Hall at the UCSF Mission Bay campus.
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.
January 26, 2010
Gail Lee joined UCSF this month to serve as the sustainability manager, the leader and organizational strategist to help UCSF become a national model for sustainability in academic health sciences.
January 13, 2010
UCSF has launched online and print resources designed to help consumers make smarter decisions about substances that can harm general and reproductive health. A new brochure and web page include specific tips on reducing exposure to metals and synthetic chemicals in everyday life-- at home, at work, and in the community-- and provide links to other sources with more detailed information.
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.
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.