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June 11, 2008
For the first time, UCSF Global Health Sciences is offering a one-year, four-quarter master of science (MS) degree in global health sciences. Applications are now available online at Master’s in Global Health Sciences. Final candidates will be selected by July 15. The first class of six to 10 students will begin coursework this fall.
June 11, 2008
The J. David Gladstone Institutes today announced that senior investigator Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, also of Kyoto University and a UCSF professor of anatomy, has been awarded the prestigious Shaw Prize for his contributions in reprogramming adult skin cells to pluripotent, embryonic-like stem cells. He will receive half of the $1 million award. Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD
June 10, 2008
The Euroscience meeting in July offers an embarrassment of riches.
June 10, 2008
The campus community is invited to attend the annual presentation of the Chancellor’s Award for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and/or Transgender Leadership (GLBT). The event takes place on Monday, June 16 from noon to 1 p.m. in the UCSF School of Nursing, room 225 on the Parnassus campus. The award recognizes contributions to the advancement of GLBT communities at UCSF. Three individuals – one faculty, one staff member and one student are being honored and will each receive $2,000.
June 09, 2008
In the past two months, UCSF has announced two security breaches, both of which had the potential to expose sensitive and private patient information to the outside world. Those breaches were very different and they have led to a renewed effort to tackle computer security across the UCSF community.
June 06, 2008
Help for headaches starts with you...
June 05, 2008
The UCSF Center for Gender Equity today hosts women from throughout the UC system who will attend “Women Leaders 2008: A Symposium About Women in University Settings.” The symposium, which has been held every other year since 1998, seeks to give women – particularly those from the University of California – an opportunity to come together to discuss and examine where women are today in gaining access to positions of leadership in higher education.
June 03, 2008
With the obesity epidemic now firmly established as the health crisis du jour, I don’t want to be accused of piling on. But I could not let pass this BBC News health story posted in mid-May, which seems to transform an interesting point into mean-spiritedness, not to mention point the finger in the wrong direction.