A woman’s race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status impact whether health care providers recommend one of the most highly effective forms of contraception, a UCSF study confirms. The results also indicate that the interaction of both factors plays a role in clinicians’ decisions.
October 06, 2010
Patients who cannot discuss their diabetes with a doctor in their own language may have poorer health outcomes, even when interpreter services are available, according to a new study by researchers at UCSF and the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research.
October 06, 2010
The UCSF community is invited to celebrate diversity in its many forms with special events, including the 22nd Annual Faculty and Staff Art Show, which runs through October 7.
September 17, 2010
Sexual development is more likely to occur earlier when a girl’s father doesn’t live in the home, according to new study findings reported by a research team led by scientists from the University of California and Kaiser Permanente Northern California.
September 10, 2010
The UCSF community is encouraged to donate blood for the victims of the fire in San Bruno.
August 24, 2010
UCSF physician Shira Shavit was honored recently for creating a medical home for former prison inmates and their families.
August 16, 2010
Obesity rates have started to decline and level off for many adolescents, but continue to increase for certain racial and ethnic minorities, according to a new UCSF-led study.
August 12, 2010
Faculty who would like to present their research findings at UCSF’s fourth annual Health Disparities Research Symposium on October 22, have until September 8 to submit abstracts for consideration.
August 04, 2010
Community psychologist Susan Kegeles’ longtime contribution to AIDS prevention was recognized by a recent visit to the White House, where she witnessed President Obama unveiling the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
July 12, 2010
A recent book by UCSF sociologist Patrick Fox, PhD, helps us understand a patient’s perspective in Alzheimer’s disease.