News & Events

GНЕСon UCSF, UCB, and Stanford present the 2nd Annual GНЕСon Colloquium Frontiers in Global Health Economics: Planning for the Coming Decades Friday, November 21, 8:30am-5:30pm Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall, Mission Bay, UCSF Lunch provided
Claire Brindis, DrPH, has been named as the recipient of the 2014 Carl S. Shultz Award for Lifetime Achievement. The Awards Ceremony and Reception took place on Monday, November 17th at the APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
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The Food and Drug Administration has declined to define the frequently used term “natural" in food products. New York Times Commentary by a panel including: Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist and member of PRL-IHPS, UCSF, and president of the Institute for Responsible Nutrition.

National Cancer Policy Forum

| November 10, 2014
TRANSPERS Director, Kathryn Phillips, PhD will be speaking at the IOM's National Cancer Policy Forum's upcoming Workshop: Policy Issues in the Development and Adoption of Molecularly Targeted Therapies for Cancer. The workshop is being held on November 10th and 11th, 2014 in Washington, DC.
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Learn the facts about sugar. Laura A. Schmidt, PhD, MSW, MPH, professor in the UCSF School of Medicine, is lead investigator on SugarScience.org. SugarScience is the authoritative source for evidence-based, scientific information about sugar and its impact on health.
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Jack S. Resneck Jr, MD; Aaron Quiggle, BA, MS; et al. (2014) The Accuracy of Dermatology Network Physician Directories Posted by Medicare Advantage Health Plans in an Era of Narrow Networks. JAMA Dermatol. Published online October 29, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3902.
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Christopher Moriates, MD; Daniel Dohan, PhD; Joanne Spetz, PhD. (2014) Defining Competencies for Education in Health Care Value: Recommendations From the University of California, San Francisco Center for Healthcare Value Training Initiative. Academic Medicine, doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000545
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Claire Brindis, DrPH, has been named as the recipient of the 2014 Carl S. Shultz Award for Lifetime Achievement. The Awards Ceremony and Reception took place on November 17th at the APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
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Joanne Spetz, PhD, professor at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, UCSF, explains how the recent Supreme Court ruling in the Federal Trade Commission Case involving the North Carolina Dental Board will impact the practice of licensed practical/vocational nurses.
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R. Adams Dudley, MD, MBA, has been named faculty director of the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value (CHV). Launched in 2012, the CHV was created to advance rational, science-driven and clinician-tested healthcare solutions to improve the value of healthcare in the US.