Chemical Exposure Web Tool Defines Risks Faced by Millions of California Women

August 22, 2019
A new web tool, developed by UCSF’s Peggy Reynolds, PhD, MPH, spells out for the first time the chemical exposures that more than 6.5 million working women in California may face in more than 150 occupations, potentially increasing their risk for breast cancer.

Department welcomes three new faculty

July 22, 2019
The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is welcoming three new faculty members for the 2019-20 academic year.

UCSF welcomes RISE fellows for Summer Institute

July 19, 2019
The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, in partnership with the Center for Vulnerable Populations, is hosting 10 early-career faculty for two weeks beginning July 22 as part of the Research in Implementation Science for Equity (RISE) program.

The Real Chernobyl: Q & A with Lydia Zablotska

July 17, 2019
Lydia Zablotska, associate professor, has studied the long-term health impacts of radiation exposure on the Chernobyl cleanup workers, local children and others in the region. talked with her about the real-life health impacts of the Chernobyl disaster portrayed in the HBO miniseries.

New scholars appointed to IMPACT K12 program

July 01, 2019
The Implementation Science for Pulmonary and Cardiac Research Training (IMPACT) K12 career development program recently appointed two new scholars.

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo to Receive Harold S. Luft Mentoring Award

June 24, 2019
Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Harold S. Luft Award for Mentoring in Health Services and Health Policy Research, awarded by the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies.

Biostatistics faculty collaborate and create

June 04, 2019
It’s not surprising that the faculty in the Biostatistics division of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics are sought-after collaborators on campus, given that UCSF is the top public recipient of National Institutes of Health research funding.

Paul Wesson named Watson Scholar, joins department faculty

May 30, 2019
Paul Wesson, PhD has been selected to join the 2019 class of John A. Watson Faculty Scholar program.

Learning Health Systems K12 Program Names Inaugural Scholars

May 08, 2019
The first four scholars in the Learning Health Systems (LHS) K12 Career Development Program were recently appointed. The LHS K12, a new program, supports the career development of scientists at UCSF and affiliate institutions who conduct patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) within LHS. 

Cancer Division Considered Among Best in the Country

By Rachel Cox on April 05, 2019
John Witte, PhD says the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Cancer Epidemiology Division “is arguably one of the strongest cancer epidemiology groups in the country.” What supports his claim? As chief of the division, Witte points to its breadth and depth: an extremely active and large...