Campus News

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.
January 14, 2010
A significant percentage of U.S. women 70 years or older who were severely cognitively impaired received screening mammography that was unlikely to benefit them, according to a study of 2,131 elderly women conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco.
January 13, 2010
Nominations are due January 29 for three chancellor’s awards recognizing exception service and management as well as public service.
January 13, 2010
A 12-part series produced and edited by the Division of Geriatrics will tackle topics related to aging and the challenges of caring for older individuals.
January 13, 2010
The nomination deadline is this Friday for the annual Chancellor’s Award for the Advancement of Women.
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.
January 12, 2010
UCSF’s Diana Farmer, the world’s first female fetal surgeon, will be inducted into the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSE) on January 20 -- becoming only the second US female surgeon to be bestowed this prestigious honor.
January 12, 2010
UCSF and Kaiser team up to beef up a powerful resource for use in identifying risks for disease and factors that promote healthy aging.
January 12, 2010
The Martin-O’Neil Cancer Center at St. Helena Hospital and the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF Medical Center have begun an affiliation that will provide North Bay patients with access to clinical research trials and express referrals to cancer specialists through a convenient Napa Valley location.

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