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Medical Students Learn Residency Fate at Match Day

April 2, 2015

…the University of California’s PRIME-Health Equity program, designed to train physicians to serve at-risk populations. As part of the program, he extended his education by additionally earning MPH/MBA degrees from Johns Hopkins University between his third and fourth years of medical school. “My career goal is to travel to Africa…

Herpes Virus Exploits Immune Response to Bolster Infection

June 6, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and colleagues report that the herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1), which affects an estimated 50 to 80 percent of all American adults, exploits an immune system receptor to boost its infectivity and ability to cause disease.

My Summer Vacation: Tritons Use Their ‘Time Off’ to Get Ahead, Go Abroad and Gain Experience

June 15, 2017

…Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications My Summer Vacation: Tritons Use Their ‘Time Off’ to Get Ahead, Go Abroad and Gain Experience UC San Diego students study with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, learn improv, and work in the state’s capital over summer break When most people think of summer,…

UC San Diego Researchers Connect Premature Births to Possible Causes in Central California

October 15, 2019

A UC San Diego-led research team has created an interactive map of preterm births and potential environmental and social drivers across Fresno County in central California. A similar map will be unveiled for the San Francisco and Oakland areas October 21.

Health Data Exploration Projects Show Value of Personal Health Data and Devices

March 31, 2016

A series of reports from recipients of five Health Data Exploration (HDE) grants demonstrate a growing awareness and appreciation for systems and devices that monitor personal health data, advance the use of personal health data for research and encourage healthy living.

Global Warming Solutions Dependent on ‘Oneness of Humanity’ Dalai Lama Tells Campus Audience

April 24, 2012

…Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications With a UC San Diego Triton visor protecting him from the hot glare of spotlights, the 14th Dalai Lama deconstructed the barriers between science and spirituality Wednesday on his first official visit to San Diego. UC San Diego was the first stop on a two-day…

Using Plague Diaries to Keep a Record of COVID-19

February 18, 2021

…in her History of Public Health class— the term project “Diaries in the time of Plague”—brought this moment into sharp focus. “Studying epidemics of the past is already an interesting topic, but even more so when you’re living through a current pandemic,” Nguyen, an education studies major, said. Her “plague…

Scientists Set a Path for Field Trials of Gene Drive Organisms

December 17, 2020

A broad coalition that includes UC San Diego scientists sets commitments for field trials of powerful gene drive technology. The multidisciplinary group encourages trials that are safe, transparent and ethical.

Tech Tips: Four Top Health Systems Share Novel Approaches to Improve Patient Engagement

March 4, 2019

Health organizations across the U.S. are seeking ways to better engage patients with a variety of technologies to improve patient experience. Learn how UC San Diego Health and three U.S. hospitals have created diverse models of care that are changing patient care for the better.

Girl Child Marriages Decline In South Asia, But Only Among Youngest

May 16, 2012

Each year, more than 10 million girls under the age of 18 marry, usually under force of local tradition and social custom. Almost half of these compulsory marriages occur in South Asia. A new study suggests that more than two decades of effort to eliminate the practice has produced mixed…

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