students in a meeting room
December 01, 2017

A new Student Success Center brings together under one roof a wide range of key student services.  Read the full story on

Margaret Handley, professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at UCSF
October 26, 2017

Following a state law mandating testing, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued more alerts for lead in candy than for the other top three sources of food-borne contamination combined, according to the first analysis of outcomes of the 2006 law by researchers at UC San Francisco and CDPH.

Kirsten Bibbins Domingo
October 06, 2017

As Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, prepared to begin her tenure as chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics on October 1, 2017, she sat down to answer a few questions about her plans for the department.

San Francisco's painted ladies
September 22, 2017

Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, is quoted in an article in Men's Health, which names San Francisco the safest city for cancer risk.  Read the story here.