UC San Francisco is helping to launch a landmark effort by the National Institutes of Health to engage 1 million or more U.S. participants in research aimed at preventing and treating disease based on individual differences in lifestyle, environment and genetics.
Thomas Newman, MD, MPH, professor emeritus in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, is among several UC San Francisco experts presenting at the American Academy of Pediatrics Conference beginning Friday, October 21 in San Francisco.
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By Nina Bai
Lawrence Green, MPH, DrPH, will receive the Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Health, the oldest and most prestigious award bestowed by the American Public Health Association (APHA).
All people hold unconscious beliefs about various social and identity groups that can affect the lens through which they view other people, data, and more. Erica Monasterio, co-chair of the Diversity in Action Committee (DIVA) in the UCSF School of Nursing, led a seminar on unconscious bias for members of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEB) on Sept. 9.