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Greenspan Appointed UCSF School of Dentistry's Associate Dean for Global Oral Health

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.

UCSF Conference Looks at Social Media, Technology for Global Health

October 11, 2010 The UCSF Global Health Group will host a Bay Area Global Health Summit to focus on innovative ways of using technologies to improve global health over the next decade.

UCSF Names Rankin Interim Dean of Nursing School

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.

UCSF diabetes symposium marks decade of research advances

September 24, 2010 Diabetes research is on the cusp of new advances in treatment options and in understanding the underlying causes of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Among those are potential treatments using stem cells to regenerate a patient’s ability to produce insulin, as well as upcoming clinical trials of a vaccine that potentially could prevent type 1 diabetes.

UCSF & Kenya Medical Research Institute funded to expand HIV care & support

August 17, 2010 A joint project of UCSF and the Kenya Medical Research Institute has received $7 million—the first award of a five year grant that will total about $35 million—to expand its care and support of people affected by HIV/AIDS in Kenya.

UCSF Masters Program in Global Health Sciences Popularity Surges

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.

Debas to Step Down as Executive Director of Global Health Sciences

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.

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.

McKerrow's Parasitic Disease Research Garners Mendel Medal

June 16, 2010 James McKerrow, leader of the Sandler Center for Drug Discovery at UCSF, was honored with the 2009 Mendel Medal for his work identifying the vulnerabilities of disease-causing parasites and for devising new strategies to fight them.

Symposium to Address Unsolved Problems in BioMedicine to Honor Chancellor Emeritus

June 02, 2010 The UCSF community is invited to a symposium to address unsolved health problems, such as cancer and malaria, as a tribute to the 11-year tenure of Mike Bishop, MD, former chancellor of UCSF.

UCSF analyses detail tobacco industry influence on health policy

May 27, 2010 Three new UCSF studies describe the wide reach of the tobacco industry and its influence on young people, military veterans and national health care reform.

2010 UCSF Medalists Featured in Videos

May 14, 2010 Five distinguished individuals, who were honored recently with the 2010 UCSF Medal, are featured in videos now available on YouTube.

Science Coalition report showcases economic successes of UC research

May 11, 2010 The Science Coalition (TSC), a nonprofit group of 50 U.S. research universities, released a report that highlights 100 “success stories” of companies that are the result of federal investments in basic research, including seven companies affiliated with UC research.

UC to Host Summit on Haiti on April 24

April 23, 2010 The campus community is invited to develop an action plan to help Haiti rebuild from the devastating earthquake at a student-driven summit at UCSF Mission Bay on April 24.

New global health initiative will help bridge gap between knowledge, action

April 05, 2010 UCSF and SEEK Development, a global health and development consulting group based in Berlin, Germany, have launched an international partnership that aims to improve global health by helping to turn scientific evidence into policy and action. The Evidence-to-Policy Initiative, or E2Pi, officially launches this week in San Francisco and Berlin, Germany.

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