person holding spine and pelvic bones
February 22, 2016

The Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Dennis Black, professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, about his research regarding the efficacy of certain drugs for treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Black's work was published in January in the New England Journal of Medicine as a practice summary for practicing clinicians to help them understand when and how to screen and treat women showing symptoms of postmenopausal osteoporosis.

February 19, 2016

Joint research by Kaiser Permanente and UCSF highlights the importance of identifying strategies to reduce disparities.

Dejana Braithwaite
February 12, 2016

UCSF research on the efficacy of mammograms for older women is featured in an article on, an Internet community for radiologists and related professionals in the medical imaging field.

Senior author Dejana Braithewaite, PhD, MS, associate professor in Epidemiology & Biostatistics, was interviewed about the researchers’ review of published studies that was recently published online in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. 

marijuana plant
February 01, 2016

Marijuana use over time was associated with remembering fewer words from a list but it did not appear to affect other areas of cognitive function in a study of men and women followed up over 25 years, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine.