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Health Officials Visit UCSF to Review Preparedness to Treat Ebola Patients

November 21, 2014 Federal, state and local health officials visited UCSF on Nov. 19 to review and provide consultation on the medical center’s preparedness in the event it receives a patient infected with Ebola Virus Disease.

Preparations and Training Continue at UCSF for Possible Patient Infected with Ebola

October 31, 2014 UCSF Medical Center continues to train nurses and physicians and inform front-line staff on what to do in case a patient with suspected or confirmed Ebola Virus Disease arrives at its hospitals and clinics.

Leaders Outline Ebola Treatment Preparations at Town Hall Meeting

October 24, 2014 UCSF is proactively preparing a treatment and isolation unit for the possibility that an Ebola case could occur in the Bay Area.

Town Hall to Focus on UCSF Response to Ebola Epidemic

October 21, 2014 UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood will lead a town hall meeting on Friday, Oct. 24 to discuss the University’s response to the Ebola epidemic.

Campus, Medical Center Leadership Get Vaccinated

October 02, 2014 Campus and medical center leadership rolled up their sleeves to kick off flu vaccination season. UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS; UCSF Medical Center CEO Mark Laret; UCSF Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer Sheila Antrum, RN, MSHA; School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov, RN, PhD; and School of Pharmacy Dean B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, were among the first to get vaccinated at a cowboy-themed “Flu Shot Roundup” event held Oct. 2 at Cole Hall, where many donned Western bandanas.

UCSF Offers Free Flu Shots Through November 4

September 30, 2013 Beginning Sept. 30, UCSF will offer all faculty, staff, students, trainees and volunteers with an identification badge a free shot to prevent influenza.

The 2013 Flu Season: How to Protect Yourself

February 01, 2013 Besides getting the influenza vaccine, another important measure to avoid catching or spreading the flu is frequent hand-washing, a UCSF expert says.

The Coming Dearth of Doctors who Specialize in HIV/AIDS

December 02, 2011 As physicians working on the frontlines of HIV/AIDS since its start 30 years ago near retirement, UCSF is looking to attract and train the next generation of doctors to specialize in HIV/AIDS medicine.

Malaria Elimination Maps Highlight Progress and Prospects

October 17, 2011 A new global Atlas charts prospects for malaria elimination by offering the first full-color, detailed depiction of a disease now declining in many parts of the globe and provides a visual tool to help focus resources where they are needed most.

40 Million TB Deaths Due to Smoking Over Next 40 years

October 10, 2011 Smoking could cause 18 million more cases of tuberculosis worldwide over the next 40 years and 40 million additional deaths.

UCSF Offers Free Flu Shots to Faculty, Staff and Students

October 10, 2011 UCSF continues to offer free flu shots to faculty, staff, students and volunteers through October 21.