Campus News

January 20, 2010
Low vitamin D blood levels are associated with a significantly higher risk of relapse attacks in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who develop the disease during childhood, according to a study conducted by researchers from UCSF.
January 20, 2010
Nursing informatics specialist Sandra Ng has been selected by the Alliance for Nursing Informatics to participate in an emerging leaders program.
January 20, 2010
Reducing salt in the American diet by as little as one-half teaspoon (or three grams) per day could prevent nearly 100,000 heart attacks and 92,000 deaths each year, according to a new study. Such benefits are on par with the benefits from reductions in smoking and could save the United States about $24 billion in healthcare costs, the researchers add.
January 20, 2010
For the past eight years, UCSF Medical Center has rewarded performance based on organizational goals through an Incentive Award Program (IAP) across all levels of management and staff. Begun in 2001, the program uses a pay-for-performance approach to focus staff on helping to improve patient safety and quality, patient satisfaction and financial performance throughout the medical center.
January 19, 2010
Researchers hope that gentle yoga and active stretching will prove enjoyable and sustainable for people with metabolic syndrome, while also improving their health.
January 15, 2010
The Faculty Mentoring Program invites the UCSF community to learn about the role of mentors in shaping careers during a panel discussion on January 25.
January 15, 2010
There are many ways that the UCSF community can help survivors of Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti.
January 14, 2010
Cancer survivor David Servan-Schreiber, a physician, neuroscientist and science writer, will speak about preventing and treating cancer at UCSF on Friday, Jan. 15.
January 14, 2010
Despite tough financial challenges ahead, UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, says she's optimistic about the University’s future, according to Synapse, the student newspaper which posted a story following a Dec. 18 interview. Read the full story on the Synapse website.
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.

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