John Greenspan, whose dental and oral health research has led to major contributions to HIV research and care, is the recipient of the 2010 American Association for Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award.
UCSF has received a $1.15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to determine if integrating family planning into HIV treatment and care will increase contraceptive use and decrease unintended pregnancy among HIV-positive women. UCSF will partner with the Kenya Medical Research Institute and Ibis Reproductive Health to conduct the research.
Among soldiers who served in Iraq, the act of taking a life in combat was a significant predictor of post-traumatic stress disorder, alcohol abuse, hostility and anger, and relationship problems, according to a study led by a psychologist at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
A tiny department on the UCSF School of Nursing has yielded big developments, including supplying much of the ammunition informing the most significant public discussions about health and health care over the past half century.
Thanks in part to the tremendous support from the campus community, UCSF's own Stuart Gaffney and his partner, John Lewis, will be the Community Grand Marshals in the 37th Annual San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade.
A UCSF study of the migration patterns of underrepresented minority Californians in medicine found that those who attend medical schools in the state are more likely to enter residency programs in California and remain in the state to practice.