News & Events

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Please join us for an award celebration and reception honoring Dr. Brindis and her outstanding contributions to faculty mentorship at UCSF. Award Celebration and Reception Tuesday June 21, 2016
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
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Andrew Bindman was named Director of AHRQ, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. He is a Professor of Medicine, Health Policy, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at UCSF and also actively participated in the policy process that resulted in federal health reform through the passage of the ACA.
The Institute for Health & Aging Presents: The End of Life Option Act: A Report from a UCSF-led Response Task Force May 10, 2016 Laurel Height, UCSF 3-6PM Please RSVP by May 3.
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Many school districts are spending thousands of taxpayer dollars on heavily marketed water filters. Anisha Patel, MD is concerned about high-tech water stations or a reliance on bottled water or filters, which could be teaching children that tap water is not safe to drink.
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In a new study, nationally representative data of health care price information were analyzed by Kathryn Philips, Professor of Health Economics, UCSF. Colleagues David Schleifer and Carolin Hagelskamp, examined consumer responses to questions that were framed in terms of price and quality.
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Diana Lara, Martha J. Decker & Claire D. Brindis. (2016). Exploring How Residential Mobility and Migration Influences Teenage Pregnancy in Five Rural Communities in California: Youth and Adult Perceptions. Culture, Health & Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care.
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Introducing a new on-line Masters of Science in Health Policy and Law Program at UCSF and UC Hastings College of Law which was created to educate students about the rapid changes in health law and health policy. Dan Dohan, Ph.D. and Jaime King, J.D., Ph.D., are co-directors of the degree program.
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Water is critical to children’s health and academic performance. The Parents Making Waves toolkit will walk parents through the steps toward ensuring their children have access to safe, accessible, and appealing drinking water at school. http://waterinschools.org/parents-making-waves/
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Laura Schmidt, PhD presents at the 2015 Coast/SSEW Symposium on the UCSF Healthy Beverage Initiative which allows only zero-calorie beverages or non-sweetened drinks with nutritional value to be sold at UCSF cafeterias, vending machines and retail locations. http://coast.ucsf.edu
CTSI’s sixth annual CER symposium was a tremendous success. Speakers Adrian Hernandez, Vanessa Jacoby, Tung Nguyen, Mandana Khalili, Arcadi Kolchak, Raj Srivastava, Kathryn Phillips, Daniel Dohan, and Anne Trontell brought a wealth of knowledge and experience. Download slides at the link below.