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The MADURA Program

September 5, 2023

MADURA (Mentorship for Advancing Diversity in Undergraduate Research on Aging), a National Institute of Aging funded R25 undergraduate training program, aims to improve diversity in research and clinical careers that are focused on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) and other aging-related topics. MADURA provides paid research lab placements and…

Your Voice Matters in the Staff@Work Survey

August 18, 2022

…Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Advocate Program led by Amber Bareño, senior manager of Human Resources for HDH, and the JEDI team. “Staff wanted to have a voice, so with this program, we asked for volunteers to serve as an advocate in their area,” Mellon said. “JEDI Advocates receive training…

“Bizarre” Yoda Acorn Worm Makes Top 10 Marine Species List

March 23, 2023

A team of marine scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego described a new acorn worm species, Yoda demiankoopi, in a paper published in 2022. Now the deep-sea worm is among the top 10 new marine species acknowledged by the World Register of Marine Species.

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.

New Student Program to Help Address Diversity Gap in Health Care Industry

December 14, 2022

UC San Diego Health is the only institution in the region to receive grant funding from the California Department of Health Care Access and Information to provide support for underrepresented high school students interested in entering health care.

From Her Grandfather’s Front Porch: How Childhood Shaped a Health Equity Leader

June 25, 2024

Chief Administrative Officer for Health Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion discusses how her childhood influences mission to confront health disparities.

UC San Diego Physicist and Psychologist Awarded $7.5M by NIH for New Alzheimer’s Detection Method

November 21, 2023

UC San Diego’s Center for Scientific Computation in Imaging has received a $7.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue its interdisciplinary exploration of diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (dMRI) work related to Alzheimer’s disease.

The Robotic Force Awakens at UC San Diego

January 14, 2016

…assistants dressing up as Jedi Knights and professor Michael Tolley donning a Star Wars rebel helmet. A total of 45 teams and 165 students vied for the big win. Each team was responsible for designing and building remote-controlled robots. The robots’ job was to pick up whiffle balls, representing BB-8…

Reimagining Public Health

February 2, 2023

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

Graduate Scholars Shine as Equity-Minded Mentors

March 25, 2021

…of the Oceanography Society’s JEDI (Justice-Equity-Diversity-Inclusion) Committee, a group dedicated to fostering environments wherein all can engage in and benefit from ocean sciences. “I’ve had the honor to witness and help support girls as they explore interests and build confidence through practice and time, which can be both heartwarming and…

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