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Boyd Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Ethics and Compliance

December 02, 2010 Elizabeth Boyd, a preeminent bioethicist and medical sociologist, has been appointed to direct campus oversight for the UCSF Ethics and Compliance Program.

UCSF Appoints First-ever Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Outreach

December 02, 2010 UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann named campus leader Renee Navarro, past director of academic diversity, as the University’s first vice chancellor of diversity and outreach.

Embryonic Stem Cell Lawsuit Threatens Regenerative Medicine Research

December 01, 2010 A lawsuit and inaction by Congress threaten federally funded embryonic stem cell research at UCSF and across the country.

Pyle Leads News and Media Relations as News Director

November 16, 2010 Amy Pyle, a veteran journalist with more than 20 years experience in communications, has joined UCSF as executive director of news and media relations.

Financial Administrative Services to Conduct Customer Survey

November 10, 2010 Financial and Administrative Services (FAS) is seeking input from members of the UCSF community on the myriad of services it provides UCSF to support its mission.

Prusiner NYT Op-Ed calls for Alzheimer's research funds

November 09, 2010 UCSF Nobel laureate Stanley Prusiner, MD, and colleagues have called for Congress to more than quadruple annual federal funding for Alzheimer’s research, saying that with a dedicated effort, there is a chance for a breakthrough against the disease by 2020.

2010 Excellence in Business Awards Recognize UCSF for Economic Development

November 09, 2010 UCSF won the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce’s award for economic development as part of the 19th Annual Excellence in Business Awards, known as the “Ebbies.”

UCSF scientists speak out against airport full-body scans

November 04, 2010 Four UCSF scientists sent a letter last April to the President’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, expressing concern about the health risks of full body scanners being implemented at U.S. airports.

UCSF Town Hall on Post-Employment Benefits Online

November 02, 2010 Faculty and staff who missed the UC town hall meetings on post-employment benefits in October can see the video online on UStream.

Open Enrollment for Employee Benefits Begins Today

October 25, 2010 Open Enrollment, the annual opportunity for UC employees to make certain changes to their health and welfare plans, begins October 25 and continues through November 23.

UCOP to Host Town Hall Meetings on Benefits at UCSF

October 19, 2010 UCSF employees can learn more about proposed changes to retirement benefits at two upcoming town hall meetings on October 22 and 25.

Health Policy Expert Explains How California Leads Nation in Health Care Reform

October 04, 2010 UCSF health policy expert Janet Coffman addresses some of the reasons why California is ahead of other states and the benefits of being first in health care reform.

UCSF Makes Flu Shots Available to Campus Community

September 30, 2010 UCSF will provide free flu shots to all employees, students and volunteers with UCSF identification at drop-in clinics from Monday, Oct. 4 to Monday, Nov. 1, 2010.

Justice Department Declines UC stem Cell Motion

September 24, 2010 The U.S. Department of Justice declined to consent to the University of California’s motion to intervene in Sherley v. Sebelius, the case regarding federal funding for human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research, on which UC had made a motion to the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals on Sept. 20.

UCSF Profiles Gives Faculty Power of Building Networks on Campus

September 17, 2010 UCSF has launched a new, online tool that helps shed light on the University’s research strengths and connects faculty to their colleagues.

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