The University of California Board of Regents has appointed Michael V. Drake, M.D., as the 21st president of UC’s world-renowned system of 10 campuses, five medical centers, three nationally affiliated labs, more than 280,000 students and 230,000 faculty and staff.
Four UC students reflect on their UCGHI Student Ambassador Program experience earlier this year. Ambassadors select between two areas of focus linked to the two centers of expertise within UCGHI: Women's Health, Gender, and Empowerment (WHGE) Center of Expertise and Planetary Health Center of Expertise. The program provides a leadership opportunity for students at all educational levels across the 10 UC campuses.
UCGHI Student Ambassadors from both the Women's Health, Gender & Empowerment and Planetary Health Centers of Expertise program tracks present their final team presentations.
The UC Global Health Institute has created a Black Lives Matter Task Force (June 9th, 2020) with faculty, staff, and student representation to develop specific plans to address systemic racism starting with our Institute and the health and educational inequities that affect African-American communities in a highly disproportionate way.
Scientists from the Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI), the same UC Berkeley group that rapidly popped up a state-of-the-art COVID-19 testing laboratory in March, are now trialing a quicker way to obtain patient samples: through saliva.
UC Davis, professor of art, architecture and urban history of the Middle East, explains global movement to topple monuments that represent white supremacy, slavery, discrimination and the exploitation of others.
University of California, Irvine has received a $2.7 million gift by Arnold Ventures to conduct the most comprehensive study to date into the sources and consequences of prison violence in seven states.
A new style of partnerships changes lives on the vast continent.
Juan Sánchez Muñoz took up his post today (July 6) as UC Merced’s fourth chancellor.
A UC Riverside study that sought to determine barriers to health care among Spanish-speaking Latino farmworkers in rural communities has devised an innovative health care service delivery model that addresses many challenges these communities face.
New UC San Diego study reveals air pollution, even from natural sources, has critical impacts on child health.
UCSF epidemiologist George Rutherford, MD, and infectious disease specialist Peter Chin-Hong, MD, talk about the CDC’s reversal on mask-wearing, the current science on how masks work, and what to consider when choosing a mask.
UC Santa Cruz Professor, Matt Sparke, co-organizer of Global and Community Health program, highlights scholarship that contextualizes the pandemic.
UCGHI stands in solidarity against systemic racism, police brutality, and injustice – atrocities that tear down the health and well-being of Black communities.