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‘Creating a Safe Space for Yourself and Others’

May 18, 2023

Board members from Active Minds, a student organization dedicated to starting and changing conversations about mental health, share about their journeys with mental health advocacy.

A Father Advocates for the HPV Vaccine After Advanced Throat Cancer

August 4, 2022

…HPV-related cancers.” Through his advocacy work, West takes part in the SD Path Workgroup at Moores Cancer Center. Made up of health care leaders, community members and patients, the workgroup seeks to engage partners in health, pharmacy and school sectors to reduce the incidence of HPV-related cancers in San Diego…

UC San Diego Police Officer Receives MADD Commendation

June 26, 2017

If not included, the first paragraph from release will be used): UC San Diego Police Sergeant Manuel “Nel” Garcia and his wife, Leah, were recently commended by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) San Diego County for their volunteer work over the past three years. The couple was recognized for their…

Students and Faculty Commit to Healthier World as Part of UC Global Health Day 2018

May 3, 2018

…UC Global Health Institute’s Advocacy Initiative. Titled “Catalyzing Student Advocacy into Action,” the panel featured UC efforts to convey policy-relevant research to legislators and featured student presentations on letter-writing campaigns and community outreach, as well as the art of penning impactful op-eds. Participants in the afternoon’s plenary session—“Refugee and Immigrant…

New Student Health Leader Envisions Holistic, Gender-Affirming Care

February 7, 2023

UC San Diego welcomes Susan Fila, Ph.D, L.C.S.W., as the new Executive Director of Student Health and Well-Being (SHW), a cluster that includes Student Health Services, Counseling & Psychological Services, Health Promotion Services and Administration.

First Angioedema Treatment Center Opens at UC San Diego Health System

November 24, 2014

UC San Diego Health System in partnership with the U.S. Hereditary Angioedema Association (HAEA), a non-profit patient advocacy organization, has opened the nation’s first dedicated center for diagnosing and treating diverse forms of swelling, known collectively as angioedema.

UC San Diego Extension Teams Up with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

May 7, 2020

UC San Diego Extension’s Department of Education and Community Outreach is the first partner on the West Coast for RFK Human Rights. Both entities have agreed to a proposal that will expand the reach of Speak Truth to Power’s resources into more classrooms across the United States.

UCSD Alumni Announces 2014 Alumni Honorees

February 6, 2014

…the commitment to leadership, advocacy, philanthropy and service to UC San Diego. The awardees are selected by a committee made up of elected and former members of the Alumni Association’s governing board. The following individuals will be recognized during the 2014 Alumni Celebration: Outstanding Alumnus: Nick Woodman, Muir ’97 Visual…

Alumni and Community Engagement Announces 2015 Honorees

February 12, 2015

…a commitment to leadership, advocacy, philanthropy and service to UC San Diego. The awardees are selected by a committee made up of elected and former members of the UC San Diego Alumni Association’s governing board. The following individuals will be recognized during the 2015 Alumni Celebration: Distinguished Alumni Mike Judge,…

A Colorful Affair to Mark a Milestone

February 14, 2019

…nearly a decade of advocacy on campus, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center was established in 1999, and Teran became its first student employee. She shared memories on Feb. 2 at a celebration to commemorate the center’s 20th anniversary, including how the experience inspired her to continue advocacy…

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