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Reimagining Public Health

February 2, 2023

From pandemics to health inequities, confronting future crises will look different — and that’s a good thing.

More Steps, Moderate Physical Activity Cuts Dementia, Cognitive Impairment Risk

January 25, 2023

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science study: senior women were less likely to develop mild cognitive impairment or dementia if they did more daily walking and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.

DARPA Forward National Convention Launched Sixth New Initiative at UC San Diego

January 10, 2023

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency hosted the grand finale of its first-ever national conference series at UC San Diego in December. UC San Diego was the last stop and the largest conference attracting 900 attendees in-person and virtually. 

Experts from 14 Nations Discuss Global Gene Drive Project Registry

December 15, 2022

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science led 70 participants from 14 nations in a discussion on the ways in which a gene drive project registry could both contribute to and detract from the fair development, testing and use of gene-drive modified organisms.

UC San Diego Health Recognized for Health Equity in Care of Sickle Cell Crisis

December 12, 2022

UC San Diego Health has been awarded the prestigious 2022 California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems Quality Leaders Award in the category of health equity.

Urologists Investigate Climate Change, Health Rights and Gender Equity

November 29, 2022

The Urology for Social Responsibility seminar will be offered in the T. Denny Sanford Center Medical Education and Telemedicine on the UC San Diego campus from January 14 to 15, 2023.

Thinking Globally to Address the Impact of Climate Change on Human Health

November 29, 2022

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health & Human Longevity Science and the Jordan University of Science and Technology are leading an international consortium to implement climate change and health research, training and policies in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

UC San Diego Ranked 8th Globally for Most Influential Researchers

November 22, 2022

The Highly Cited Researchers list identifies and celebrates exceptional researchers who are having a significant impact on the research community as evidenced by the rate at which their work is being cited by their peers. UC San Diego ranks 8th in the world for 2022.

Grant Supports Education Programs Emphasizing Driving Unimpaired, Focus on Teens

November 14, 2022

Researchers at The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego are working with law enforcement and health professionals to develop educational programs and interventions that reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths.

Califano Named New Director of Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health

November 14, 2022

Joseph A. Califano III, MD, has been named director of Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health.
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