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.
UCSF School of Medicine has introduced a new, innovative curriculum to prepare medical students for their future roles, and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics plays a key role in that curriculum.
The new Bridges curriculum, introduced a year ago, immerses students in clinical teams early in their education and emphasizes inquiry, asking questions that push understanding of human health and disease. It also provides dedicated time for students to work on scholarly research projects.
Dean Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD, announced the appointment of Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, as the new chair of the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, effective October 1. She will also serve as the inaugural vice dean for Population Health and Health Equity, effective August 1.
The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is welcoming several new faculty members over the next few weeks. They include a new professor of biostatistics and five adjunct professors in the divisions of infectious disease epidemiology, chronic disease epidemiology and genetic and cancer epidemiology.