Mary Walshok, a longtime fixture of UC San Diego known for myriad contributions to the greater San Diego/Baja region, accepted a well-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award at the San Diego Business Journal’s (SDBJ) Business Women of the Year Awards, held November 15, 2022.
Awards & Accolades
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.
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded UC San Diego researchers $4.8 million to advance a gene therapy to treat Friedreich’s ataxia, a rare but devastating neuromuscular disorder.
The University of California San Diego has been named the No. 29 university in the world, climbing five spots globally in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2022. UC San Diego also rose four places nationally to No. 17 in the United States.
Jasmine Matthews, a 17-year-old senior at The Preuss School UC San Diego, has been named one of the top 25 most remarkable teens in San Diego County by the San Diego County Public Defender Office.
Every leader has a story, an inner drive to do what they do. On the occasion of her recent receipt of the Impact in Education award from the San Diego Black Chamber of Commerce, we had the chance to learn more about Vice Chancellor Becky R. Petitt and what drives her.
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