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Evidence-based Health Equity Research Receives $9 Million In Funding

July 15, 2015 The Evidence for Action team, clockwise from top left: Erin Hagan, PhD, MBA; Stephanie Chernitskiy, Christine Phung, Jennifer Taggart, Maria Glymour, ScD, MS; David Vlahov, RN, PhD; Nancy Adler, PhD; and Laura Gottlieb, MD, MPH. Photo by Marco Sanchez

UCSF Offers 12 Days of Fitness to Employees

November 30, 2012 UCSF employees who show their UCSF identification badge can work out for free from December 1 through the 12 at UCSF fitness centers on the Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses.

Genetically Modified Food Labeling Through the Lens of Public Health

November 05, 2012 As Californians prepare to vote on Proposition 37, which would require labeling of food that’s been genetically modified, debate continues on the health implications of eating such foods.

Annual Tradition Celebrates UCSF Community Partnerships

October 23, 2012 Exemplary community collaborations that promote health equity in San Francisco took center stage at the Fourth Annual Partnerships Celebration sponsored by UCSF’s University Community Partnerships (UCP).

Self-Tracking May Become Key Element of Personalized Medicine

October 05, 2012 A steady stream of new apps and devices that can be synced to ever-more sophisticated mobile phones is flowing into consumers’ hands, and this technology is revolutionizing the practice of self-tracking, in which individuals measure and collect personal data to improve their heath.

Documentary on Broken U.S. Health Care System Features UCSF Health Researchers

October 04, 2012 A new documentary, “Escape Fire,” examines a broken US health care system that’s “designed for quick fixes rather than prevention.” The film also highlights pioneering efforts to transform the system and bring effective, low-cost solutions to the public, including interviews with UCSF researchers Dean Ornish, Elizabeth Blackburn and Peter Carroll.

Free Flu Shots Offered at UCSF Drop-In Clinics

September 25, 2012 Flu season is about to begin, and UCSF is offering free flu shots to the campus community at several drop-in clinic locations next month.

New Technology to Improve Patient Care Highlighted at Dreamforce 2012

September 24, 2012 Social media has the potential to revolutionize health care, but it will take collaboration by unusual thinkers from Silicon Valley as well as medical institutions, UCSF leaders said at this year's Dreamforce track.

At UCSF Farmer's Markets, Health is Always in Season

August 10, 2012 UCSF’s mission of “advancing health worldwide” can begin at home with farmer’s markets conveniently located on campus.

UCSF Offers Employees Week of Free Access to Fitness Centers

April 30, 2012 Employees who show an UCSF identification badge can work out for free at UCSF Fitness Centers at Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses from May 1 through May 7.

UCSF Farmers' Market at Mission Bay Returns April 11

April 11, 2012 UCSF’s Campus Life Retail Services and Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association (PCFMA) are proud to welcome back the Farmers’ Market at Mission Bay on Wednesday, April 11.

Intel Fellow to Talk About Health Innovation

March 27, 2012 The UCSF community is invited to hear Eric Dishman, director of Health Innovation and Policy for Intel’s Digital Health Group, talk about Intel's approach to health care at UCSF on April 5. 

UC to Verify Family Member Eligibility for Health Coverage

March 21, 2012 The University of California is requiring that all faculty, staff and retirees who have one or more family members enrolled for coverage to provide documentation verifying their family members’ eligibility.

UC President Pens Open Letter to UC Community

March 09, 2012 UC President Mark Yudof today wrote an open letter to the community asking all of University of California students, faculty and staff members to foster a climate of tolerance, civility and open-mindedness.

Ombuds Works as a Neutral Party to Keep the Peace Across UCSF

February 13, 2012 Randy Daron, PsyD, recently appointed UCSF Ombuds, finds himself frequently explaining the meaning of the word “Ombuds” to members of the UCSF community.