Meghan Morris, PhD, MPH, talks to the School of Medicine about her role at UCSF as a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics and as a John A. Watson faculty scholar. Read the interview here.
Katherine Pollard, PhD, and Jimmie Ye, PhD, both professors in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics are among researchers on intercampus teams awarded grants from the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, a nonprofit medical research organization.
Pollard and Ye are among 42 project leaders and collaborators and 10 existing Biohub investigators and advisors from UCSF, UC Berkeley and Stanford to receive $13.7 million in grant funding.
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The following have recently joined the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics faculty:
Patience Afulani, MBChB, MPH, PhD
Dr. Afulani, assistant professor, obtained her MBChB from the University of Ghana Medical School, and her MPH and PhD in public health at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. She recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the UCSF Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi) where her research focused on quality of care during labor and delivery in Migori County, Kenya.
The Greater Bay Area Cancer Registry, which has been at the forefront of cancer data collection throughout the region for more than 40 years and has helped lead to improved state and national understanding of cancer, is moving its headquarters and management to UC San Francisco.