Campus News

Campus News

New study examines progress in meeting international health goals

March 03, 2010 A new study co-authored by a UCSF resident physician and published this week examines why low-income countries are making poor progress in meeting international health goals. Study researcher Sanjay Basu, MD, PhD, of the Department of Medicine at UCSF and Division of General Internal Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital, said findings highlight the importance of looking at the entire health experience of a family, rather than just one or a few diseases.

Speaker Pelosi Hears Economic Stimulus Success Stories at UCSF

February 19, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi federal economic stimulus funds will help University scientists conduct “biomedical research that literally will change the world.”

Study integrating family planning and HIV treatment & care funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

February 16, 2010 UCSF has received a $1.15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to determine if integrating family planning into HIV treatment and care will increase contraceptive use and decrease unintended pregnancy among HIV-positive women. UCSF will partner with the Kenya Medical Research Institute and Ibis Reproductive Health to conduct the research.

UCSF Doctors Return from Medical Mission Treating Haitian Earthquake Survivors

February 12, 2010 A month after the devastating earthquake struck Haiti, UCSF anesthesiologists report that more volunteers are needed to help earthquake survivors.

2009 Year in Review

January 28, 2010 UCSF experienced the highs and the lows of 2009, a year that marked the beginning of a leadership shift at the health sciences University.

UCSF Community Joins Together in Relief Efforts for Haiti

January 22, 2010 With numerous personnel waiting to board planes to the earthquake zone, concerned students, faculty and staff are busy raising money and collecting medical supplies to assist the victims.

UCSF Provides Information on How to Help Haiti

January 15, 2010 There are many ways that the UCSF community can help survivors of Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti.

UCSF to Celebrate MLK Week with Series of Events

January 14, 2010 The UCSF community is invited to hear UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake, a longtime UC leader and champion of diversity, deliver the keynote address on Friday during Martin Luther King, Jr. events.

UCSF Activates Disaster Assistance Team, Holds Town Hall Following Earthquake in Haiti

January 14, 2010 UCSF Emergency Management expert Christopher Jones will conduct a town hall meeting today (Jan. 14) at 3 p.m. in Toland Hall to discuss disaster assistance following Tuesday’s catastrophic earthquake in Haiti.

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 Blogs

December 30, 2009 From students documenting their first year at the University and student groups offering updates on campus events, to UCSF-trained nurses and physicians recording their experiences in such far-flung locations as Malawi and Swaziland, UCSF faculty, staff and students have joined the blogging revolution in force.

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