Over more than two decades in Africa, UCSF researchers have approached their scientific work with a dual aim: treat disease while helping to sustainably build up the local health care system.
December 03, 2013
November 25, 2013
After heading the Obama administration’s global effort on AIDS, Eric Goosby is returning to his roots at UCSF to apply his experiences to improving public health programs.
November 21, 2013
UCSF Global Health Sciences and The Lancet Commission on Investing in Health invite the community to the San Francisco launch of a major new report: Global Health 2035: A World Converging within a Generation.
September 16, 2013
UCSF's fifth annual trauma summit, held at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, drew dozens of surgeons from developing countries who came to learn cutting-edge techniques.
August 22, 2013
The UCSF Global Health Sciences program celebrated its fifth Masters of Science graduating class earlier this month in a ceremony that also was a sendoff for the degree program’s founder.
June 04, 2013
In the search for clues on the global increase of asthma rates, Joshua Galanter, MD, is turning to the Olancho region of Honduras, an area with high rates of asthma compared to the rest of the world.
May 23, 2013
UCSF classmates Noah Hawthorne and Kris Coontz graduated this month from the School of Medicine after starting a nonprofit dedicated to improving health care for people in Nicaragua.
May 03, 2013
The tick-borne Lone Star virus has been conclusively identified as part of a family of other tick-borne viruses called bunyaviruses, which often cause fever, respiratory problems and bleeding, according to new research led by scientists at UC San Francisco (UCSF).
April 01, 2013
UCSF has broken ground on “Mission Hall,” also known as the Global Health & Clinical Sciences Building, which will be a major new structure on the Mission Bay campus.
January 10, 2013
Two UCSF teams have received a total of $16 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study new ways to significantly reduce childhood mortality and disease in developing nations.