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Forecasting the Flu Better

January 29, 2015

Three UC San Diego researchers say they can predict the spread of flu a week into the future with as much accuracy as Google Flu Trends can display levels of infection right now.

YWCA Recognizes UC San Diego Professor Elizabeth Reed as a TWIN Humanitarian

May 11, 2016

Elizabeth Reed, assistant professor in the School of Medicine at the University of California San Diego, was honored at the April 29 YWCA Tribute to Women & Industry Awards (TWIN) as a TWIN Humanitarian. The awards recognize women in a managerial, executive or leadership role for their extraordinary dedication that…

$1 Million Grant from Alliance Healthcare Foundation Awarded to UC San Diego

January 30, 2014

…management of personal and public health. Browne is collaborating with colleagues at UC San Diego’s Anti-Viral Research Center, using technology developed by Proteus Digital Health, which has developed a system to track how and when individuals take medications. The system utilizes an ingestible and wearable sensor platform. The ingestible sensor…

Richard Kronick Elected to Institute of Medicine

October 20, 2014

Richard Kronick, PhD, a health policy expert and faculty member at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has been elected to the prestigious Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences and widely regarded as one of the nation’s most respected scientific society.

UC San Diego Alumna Takes the Lead in Providing Care to the Underserved

November 15, 2022

A social justice warrior who loves biology, nature and teaching, alumna Kristin Brownell MD/MPH is a core faculty member at the Family Health Centers of San Diego. She is dedicated to improving primary care for refugees, immigrants and other underserved groups.

John and Sally Hood Family Foundation Gives $3 Million to UC San Diego

September 13, 2021

John and Sally Hood Family Foundation gives $3 million to Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego. Cheryl A.M. Anderson, founding dean, named inaugural chair in public health.

Total Smoking Bans Work Best

December 18, 2013

Completely banning tobacco use inside the home – or more broadly in the whole city – measurably boosts the odds of smokers either cutting back or quitting entirely.

UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Janssen R&D Collaborate to Treat Chagas Disease

January 7, 2016

Researchers at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego have entered into a research collaboration with Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen R&D), one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to identify new therapeutic targets for Chagas disease, a…

Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Labels Led Smokers to Hide Packs

June 2, 2022

Graphic warning labels led smokers to hide their packs but not change other smoking behaviors according to report by University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science researchers.

Physical Activity May Have a Stronger Role than Genes in Longevity

August 24, 2022

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity study asked whether associations between physical activity and sedentary time with death varied based on different levels of genetic predisposition for longevity.

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