Actress Goldie Hawn's recent visit to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco highlighted the benefits of mindfulness in patients managing pain and stress.
For the second year in the row, UCSF has received a Silver from Healthy Mothers Workplace Award that recognizes San Francisco organizations that support parental leave, lactation accommodations and work-family balance.
The incidence of bicycle accidents has increased significantly in the U.S. in recent years, with many serious injuries occurring among riders older than 45, according to a new study led by UCSF.
A new study led by a UCSF sleep researcher supports what parents have been saying for centuries: to avoid getting sick, be sure to get enough sleep.
UCSF was recently awarded federal funds to launch a Nutrition and Obesity Research Center – one of only 12 such centers nationwide – to support and facilitate studies on obesity, nutrition, and metabolism at UCSF and across northern California.
Smokers who successfully lowered their nicotine intake when they were switched to low-nicotine cigarettes were unable to curb their smoking habits in the long term, according to a study by UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
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
Jennifer Mannix and her Campus Life Services Arts & Events team are committed to encouraging creativity and collaboration throughout the UCSF campuses. They provide diversified programs like arts, performances, community activities and discounts for the entire UCSF community.
Gail Mametsuka sees UCSF's greatest asset as its faculty, staff and students. As Assistant Director for UCSF’s Fitness & Recreation Department, she views her role as managing and inspiring her creative team who, in turn, develops quality fitness & recreation programs that keep UCSF campus members healthy, engaged and balanced.