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
November 21, 2014
Federal, state and local health officials visited UCSF on Nov. 19 to review and provide consultation on the medical center’s preparedness in the event it receives a patient infected with Ebola Virus Disease.
December 06, 2013
UC San Francisco’s Health eHeart Study – an ambitious technology-based cardiovascular research study – has garnered the support from the American Heart Association, the largest U.S. non-profit organization dedicated to reducing disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.
September 30, 2013
Beginning Sept. 30, UCSF will offer all faculty, staff, students, trainees and volunteers with an identification badge a free shot to prevent influenza.
November 27, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a "Hazardous Weather Outlook and High Wind Warning" for the San Francisco Bay Area beginning Wednesday, Nov. 28 and through the weekend.
November 21, 2012
People with the shortest telomeres really do have a date with the Grim Reaper, according to new data coming out of the largest and most diverse genomics, health and longevity project in the nation.
November 16, 2012
A preliminary UCSF study suggests a possible link between mind wandering and aging, by looking at a biological measure of longevity.
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.
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.
October 02, 2012
A patient in rural Uganda is diagnosed with tuberculosis but never begins treatment. In Vietnam, someone with infectious TB might never be diagnosed because the health center is too far away. Adithya Cattamanchi, MD, is working to address challenges in Uganda and Vietnam by applying techniques of implementation science
July 26, 2012
Aoife O’Donovan, PhD, a Society in Science: Branco Weiss Fellow in psychiatry at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF, was presented with the Neal E. Miller New Investigator Award for 2012 by the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research.
June 06, 2012
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, has been appointed to a new state task force established by Governor Jerry Brown to develop a 10-year blueprint for improving the health of Californians.
June 06, 2012
Members of the community gathered Tuesday to celebrate the "topping out" of the UCSF-affiliated San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, which will house more than 284 beds, 14 operating rooms as well as an emergency room nearly three times larger than the current one.
May 31, 2012
On June 5, California voters will decide whether the state should impose a $1 per pack tax on cigarettes, as well as a corresponding tax increase on other tobacco products.
April 03, 2012
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, bestowed the University’s highest honor to four internationally renowned innovators and leaders for outstanding contributions in areas associated with UCSF’s mission.