UC San Diego Health has once again been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for Obstetric and Infant Care by U.S. News & World Report.
Awards & Accolades
UC San Diego has the highest number of influential voices in the University of California system and ranks 7th highest among universities worldwide, according to Clarivate’s 2023 Highly Cited Researchers list.
The University of California San Diego announced the recipients of the 2023 Chancellor’s Medal and the Lifetime Legacy Award, who have all helped advance health care and medicine in unique, impactful ways.
Jorge Poveda, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received the 2023 Donald P. Eckman Award in honor of his contributions to the field of automatic control. To mark this achievement, Poveda and his lab explain what control theory is and offer a glimpse into their work.
The University of California San Diego has announced that Richard (Todd) Allen, MD, PhD, has been appointed as the inaugural chair holder of the Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD and Nasrin A. Owsia, MD Endowed Chair in Spinal Surgery.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates there were 42,795 deaths resulting from motor vehicle crashes in 2022 in the United States. This projection is close to the previous year fatality numbers, which were the highest in 16 years.
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