Five distinguished individuals were recognized on April 29, 2010, with the UCSF Medal – the University’s highest honor – to acknowledge their outstanding contributions in areas associated with the University’s mission.
The recipients of the 2010 UCSF Medal are:
- Nancy Andreasen, MD, PhD, a prominent neuroscientist and psychiatrist who has made a significant impact on improving both scientific and public understanding of mental illnesses;
- Nancy Aossey, MBA, president and chief executive officer of International Medical Corps, a humanitarian organization that delivers lifesaving assistance to tens of millions of vulnerable people;
- Melvin Grumbach, MD, a pioneering pediatric endocrinologist, national leader and member of the UCSF faculty for more than 40 years; and
- Herbert “Herb” Sandler, JD, and Marion Sandler, MBA, founders of Golden West Financial Corporation and the Sandler Foundation, which advances scientific research and human rights.
The UCSF Medal was presented at the 2010 Founders Day banquet in San Francisco, where videos featuring their work were shown. Watch the videos on YouTube.
Read the full story about the 2010 UCSF Medal here.