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March 07, 2005
An expert on surmounting myriad challenges to address issues of diversity and equality in academia, Joan Reede, dean for Diversity and Community Partnerships at Harvard Medical School, says it is absolutely vital to have leaders to champion the cause.
March 04, 2005
David Toczyszki of UCSF's Cancer Research Institute has added his voice to the protest over NIH funding priorities.
March 03, 2005
UCSF School of Nursing Dean Kathy Dracup talked about her priorities for the future at her annual address to faculty and staff last Friday.
March 02, 2005
Faculty, staff and students who are serving the community are asked to fill out an online survey to document the efforts across the campus.
March 01, 2005
Longtime campus communicator Andy Evangelista, considered a fountain of institutional wisdom, is leaving UCSF for seven months to serve a fellowship for the UC Office of the President.
March 01, 2005
More than 1,400 teen-aged girls from San Francisco and San Mateo counties will attend the Fifth Annual Young Women's Health Conference on Wednesday, March 9th, in San Francisco.
February 28, 2005
Three women have been selected to receive this year's Chancellor's Award for the Advancement of Women.
February 25, 2005
Aiming to improve drug safety and efficacy and to significantly boost the efficiency of drug development, the School of Pharmacy has added the Washington, DC-based Center for Drug Development Science to its research enterprise.
February 24, 2005
Thanks to a new kiosk at UCSF Medical Center, women with uncomplicated urinary tract infections can access an interactive computer instead of waiting to see a physician to get a prescription.
February 24, 2005
Fewer parents today talk to their teenagers about drugs than in previous years, finds a new study. In 2004, some 12% of US parents never talked to their teens about drugs, double the percentage in 1998, according to a survey by Partnership for a Drug-Free America. Some suggest the drug experiences of the parents, who were teens in the late 1970s, make them less likely to see risk for their children. But experts warn that today's drugs can be stronger than those used decades ago.