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UC San Diego Campaign Raises Awareness about “Drugged” Driving

November 13, 2018

…motor vehicle collisions. As roadway safety remains a pressing public health concern in California, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Qualcomm Institute have received funding to expand a statewide program known as Training, Research, and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS).

Smokers Who Use E-Cigarettes Less Likely to Quit

April 16, 2015

The increase in use of e-cigarettes has led to heated debates between opponents who question the safety of these devices and proponents who claim the battery-operated products are a useful cessation tool. In a new study, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that smokers who used…

UC San Diego Student Catches Eye of White House

March 17, 2022

…Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science has been invited by the Biden administration to participate in an exclusive group of experts and leaders in the fields of medicine and public health. A candidate in the university’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) and a high-profile public health

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.

More Young People Begin Recreational Cannabis Use Illegally in States that Legalize It

May 26, 2022

Once a state legalizes recreational cannabis an increase in youth using it illegally occurs, report researchers at University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science.

Conference to Address Critical Lack of Surgical Care Around World

November 1, 2011

…a rapidly growing global public health problem that can be managed in a cost-effective manner with existing knowledge, technology and human resources.” More than 75 experts from the world’s top hospitals and health organizations will offer timely information on the global anesthesia crisis, how to prioritize surgical conditions in the…

Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowships in Both Medicine and Environmental Science

January 18, 2018

…in environmental justice and public health. “My end goal is to shape health policy,” said Vashishtha, who is an accomplished singer of traditional Indian music and avid student of the Hindu Vedanta philosophical tradition. “The issues that inspire me are improving people’s access to primary care, disease prevention and early…

UC adopts recommendations for the responsible use of Artificial Intelligence

October 19, 2021

Camille Nebeker, Ed.D., associate professor at the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego, was a member of the University of California Presidential Working Group on Artificial Intelligence that was launched in 2020. UC adopted the recommendation to guid

UC San Diego to Lead Major Project on Immigration

March 12, 2015

…state’s educational system, workforce, public health, political environment, culture and more. “A quarter of us in California were born in another country, and millions more have at least one parent born outside the U.S. If we want to understand the challenges and opportunities California faces in the 21st century, we…

Oreskes’ Book Wins History of Science Society Prize

November 15, 2011

Oreskes’ Book Wins History of Science Society Prize “Merchants of Doubt” (Bloomsbury Press, 2010), coauthored by Naomi Oreskes of UC San Diego’s department of history with Erik Conway, has earned its share of public plaudits – including repeated praise from former Vice President Al Gore. Now, it’s also been selected…

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