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NASA Awards UC San Diego Orthopedist Distinguished Public Service Medal for Research

June 15, 2017

…San Diego Orthopedist Distinguished Public Service Medal for Research on Astronaut Health and Performance Alan Hargens demonstrates an upright MRI that his team uses to study astronaut spine health. NASA has selected Alan Hargens, a professor of orthopedic surgery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, to receive a…

U.S. News and World Report Names UC San Diego the Globe’s 16th Best University

October 24, 2017

…campus was also recognized as the nation’s 5th best public university in the fourth annual rankings, which measure factors such as research, global and regional reputation; international collaboration; as well as the number of highly-cited papers and doctorates awarded.

New Center Addresses Global Climate Change Impacts on Water, Other Resources

October 12, 2023

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science is leading an international consortium called the Global Center on Climate Change, Water, Energy, Food, and Health Systems to address the impacts of climate change in the climate-vulnerable communities in Jordan.

More Steps, Moderate Physical Activity Cuts Dementia, Cognitive Impairment Risk

January 25, 2023

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science study: senior women were less likely to develop mild cognitive impairment or dementia if they did more daily walking and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.

Lower Vitamin D Level in Blood Linked to Higher Premature Death Rate

June 12, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that persons with lower blood levels of vitamin D were twice as likely to die prematurely as people with higher blood levels of vitamin D.

New UC San Diego Seminar Series Provides Invaluable Resource to the Region

March 3, 2017

UC San Diego Research Affairs –The Office of Innovation and Commercialization launches the first of an eighteen-month entrepreneurial seminar series, free and open to anyone at UC San Diego and the general public, including members of any other research institutions, Mar. 9.

Science Can Shape Healthy City Planning

September 23, 2016

…the United Nations quantifies health gains achieved if cities were designed so that shops, facilities, work and public transportation were within walking distance of most residents. In part three of the series published Sept. 23, 2016, researchers tackle how to implement timely research into city design, planning and policy to…

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.

During Peak of COVID-19 Some Lacked Access to Safe Water and Lavatories

May 9, 2024

UC San Diego researchers found that, during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, people experiencing homelessness and people who inject drugs in San Diego and Tijuana often did not have access to drinking water, toilets, handwashing and showers.

UC San Diego Ranked Nation’s No. 6 Best Public University by U.S. News and World Report

October 27, 2021

UC San Diego has been ranked sixth among the nation’s top public colleges, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 Best Global Universities. Released Tuesday, the publication ranked UC San Diego as the No. 21 best university in the world.

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