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Catherine Lucey is New UCSF Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

By UCSF News on February 02, 2023
Catherine Lucey, MD, a key campus leader who has been instrumental in UCSF’s success over the past decade, has been named executive vice chancellor and provost, beginning in January 2023.

California Unhoused Population Grew by More than 22,000 Since Start of Pandemic

By KQED on January 23, 2023
The first statewide snapshot of California’s homelessness crisis since the pandemic hit reveals that the number of people without a stable place to call home increased by at least 22,500 over the past three years, to 173,800.

Ending HIV Epidemic: Journey of a Thousand Miles Lecture

By Zoom on November 30, 2022
"Ending HIV Epidemic: Journey of a Thousand Miles" Lecture by: Dr. Diane Havlir When: Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 3:00pm Where: Zoom Link Passcode: 028558  

Medical Care Alone Won't Halt the Spread of Diabetes

By New York Times on November 30, 2022
Now Experts are calling for walkable communities, improved housing, and access to health care and better food, particularly  in 

Blood Tests; Brain-Injured Patients Predict Death and Disability

By UCSF News: Research on November 14, 2022
Blood tests taken within 24 hours of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) flag which patients are likely to die and which patients are likely to survive with severe disability, according to a study headed by UC San Francisco, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan. Their results –...

Discover "Diego Rivera's America" this Summer at SFMOMA

By San Francisco Magazine on November 14, 2022
This summer's Diego Rivera Blockbuster at SFMOMA delivers a statement about North America, San Francisco, the working class and a promise that still resonates today. Diego Rivera once noted that anyone striving for art that’s universal must plant in his own soil. That is, paint, write and sing...

UCSF Study; Impact of Abortion Access on Well-Being

By UCSF News: Research on November 14, 2022
A groundbreaking study conducted by UC San Francisco reveals the long-term adverse effects of unwanted pregnancy on people’s lives, pointing to widespread challenges that will result from the US Supreme Court ruling to overturn the constitutional right to an abortion.

Research Behind Plan to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

By Wall Street Journal on October 03, 2022
Fifteen years ago, a group of scientists, government officials and tobacco control veterans met to discuss a hypothesis: Could reducing nicotine in cigarettes break smokers’ addiction?

Launch of UC Center for Climate, Health, and Equity

By UCSF News on September 28, 2022
The University of California Center for Climate, Health and Equity, dedicated to the proposition that “taking action on climate change is one of the most powerful health interventions of our time,” will officially launch this week with a series of high-level conversations open to the public online.

Most Important Study in the Abortion Debate

By The Atlantic on July 06, 2022
he demographer Diana Greene Foster was in Orlando last month, preparing for the end of Roe v. Wade, when Politico published a leaked draft of a majority Supreme Court opinion striking down the landmark ruling.

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