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March 23, 2004
## Media representatives are invited to cover and conduct one-on-one interviews: * WHO: The U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS. Dr. Carmona is a graduate of UCSF School of Medicine and former UCSF professor of surgery * WHAT: Keynote address at The UCSF Postgraduate Course in General Surgery. His remarks will cover disease prevention, public health preparedness, eliminating healthcare disparities and health literacy. * WHEN: 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., Thursday, March 25
March 22, 2004
* WHAT: David Teitel, MD, will discuss “The Heart of the Matter: Congenital Heart Disease in the Newborn”  at the second lecture of the Spring UCSF Mini Medical School, a series for the public continuing through April 21.
March 22, 2004
The California Poison Control System (CPCS) announces adoption of the nationwide toll-free number 1-800-222-1222, which instantly routes California residents to CPCS poison experts.
March 18, 2004
The public is invited to "Media, Message, Medicine," the 11th annual UCSF Women's Health 2020 Conference.
March 18, 2004
With the advent of antiretroviral medication, HIV patients are living longer and facing yet another health challenge.
March 17, 2004
Diana Farmer, MD, speaks on "Fetal Surgery: What's Old, What's New, What's Right" at the opening lecture of the UCSF Mini Medical School, a six-week series for the public continuing through April 21.
March 17, 2004
UCSF scientists have demonstrated for the first time that a change in the folded shape of a prion protein changes its infectious properties -- including the prion's ability to jump "species barriers."
March 17, 2004
The Academic Senate has named Douglas R. Fredrick, Betty-ann Hoener and Kanu Chatterjee as winners of the 2003-04 Distinction in Teaching Awards.
March 16, 2004
The UCSF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) kicks off its spring series with four new courses starting April 28 and April 29.
March 12, 2004
About 3.3 million adults living in the community need assistance from another person in two or more activities of daily living essential for their survival, ...

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