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UC Merced's first student Fulbright Scholar heads to El Salvador for research

April 13, 2018
Graduate student Danielle Bermudez will spend the next 10 months conducting research and serving as a cultural ambassador for the campus as a Fulbright US Student Researcher.

The secret to making it out of poverty

April 13, 2018
UC Irvine's Martín Burt finds families that overcome poverty have one thing in common — and it isn't income.

UCSC Community Studies class showcases public health leaders in 'Year of Alumni'

April 13, 2018
Eight alumni will lecture on their topic of expertise; including community health care, the opioid crisis, mental health in disaster areas, the gender revolution, and leadership development for global health.

UC San Diego’s sexual assault awareness month events mark pioneering prevention and support efforts

April 13, 2018
Campus’s sexual Assault Resource Center celebrates 30 years of innovative work throughout April.

Research links anti-immigrant prejudice to mortality risk

April 13, 2018
Brittany Morey, UC Chancellor’s postdoctoral fellow at UC Riverside, finds that US-born individuals of immigrant descent fare much worse than their foreign-born counterparts.

Is the end of the pandemic era approaching?

April 13, 2018
Government agencies and scientific research centers, like the UC Davis One Health Institute, are searching for the majority of all viruses that exist in mammals in the next ten years.

UCSF convenes groundbreaking commission to define path towards Malaria eradication

April 13, 2018
The Global Health Group at the UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences and The Lancet collaborate to develop the first-ever roadmap to eradicate malaria.

UCSB fellow to study violence against women at the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto

April 13, 2018
Lalaie Ameeriar has been named a member of the Luce/ACLS Fellows in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs for 2018.

Making mental health a global priority

April 3, 2018

It was 1993 in Harare, Zimbabwe, when the young and eager Vikram Patel, who had just finished training as a psychiatrist at the prestigious Maudsley Hospital in the UK, was stunned when he saw his first patients. Patel, the UC Global Health Day keynote speaker, talks about the importance of good mental health to the well-being of individuals and communities.

Childhood mortality plummets as community health workers go door-to-door in Urban Mali

March 26, 2018
UCSF researchers find success in an affordable intervention against childhood mortality.

Study indicates that climate change will wreak havoc on California agriculture

March 26, 2018
Research at UC Merced shows how climate change will effect California crops.

UC San Diego chemist stirs hope for a new flu treatment

March 26, 2018
New antiviral therapies that could protect patients from the flu – regardless of the strain they contract, according to UC San Diego researchers.

Global fisheries to be, on average, 20 percent less productive in 2300, UCI study finds

March 26, 2018
Warming-induced plankton growth near Antarctica will impair marine food chain.

Global obesity battle: what you eat and how you think

March 26, 2018
Dana Hunnes from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health discusses the global obesity epidemic.

Thousands have unsafe drinking water, but clean water is close

March 26, 2018
UC Davis study shows solutions for San Joaquin Valley.

How UC faced down a global pandemic

March 26, 2018
UCLA and UCSF doctors fought HIV from its earliest beginnings. Now, they are beginning to speak of a cure.

Big ideas abroad

March 26, 2018
UC Berkeley Big Ideas contest director, Phillip Denny, traveled to Kampala, Uganda to explore opportunities for Big Ideas expansion in Africa.

UC researchers lead malaria elimination efforts worldwide

March 7, 2018

From creating genetically altered strains of mosquitoes to developing tools, strategies and partnerships with nations and regions to generating evidence on the cost-effectiveness of eliminating malaria, UC scientists are at the forefront of ridding the world of this deadly disease. 

Hilton Foundation grant to support early childhood development for babies of HIV-infected mothers in Malawi

February 27, 2018
UCGHI director and UCLA professor of medicine, Thomas J. Coates will expand implementation of the project after a successful pilot phase. 

Undergrads: funding available for women's health, gender and empowerment projects

February 26, 2018
Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment COE offers funding to low-income undergrads for summer projects. 

Smart farm

February 23, 2018
UC Davis researcher, David Slaughter, and his team are creating the farm and farmworkers of the future.

First year PhD student will study health communications with a focus on Latino health

February 23, 2018
UC Merced Mentor Program Fellowship recipient, Arellano Carmona, will continue her research with support from Dr. Susana Ramirez.

At the nexus of food, energy, and water: Elliot Campbell bridges the research gap

February 23, 2018
This UCSC researcher is testing the viability of popular ideas like "local food" and examining what it really means to have a healthy planet supporting healthy people.

Can 1.5 million college students address climate change?

February 23, 2018
Some of the largest universities across Mexico, Canada and the United States have banded together to fight climate change, and are pledging to spur local action in their communities.

Jaime Sepulveda: stand up for global health

February 23, 2018
The executive director of UCSF’s Institute for Global Health Sciences discusses his accomplished career with Global Health NOW.

UC Riverside's Sharon Walker to continue investigating depleting water supplies globally

February 23, 2018
School of Engineering interim dean will research water treatment and desalination in Israel with a newly awarded Fulbright Grant. 

But first, water

February 23, 2018
Ashley Miller, alumnus of the Blum Center for Developing Economies at UC Berkeley, is designing solutions that will increase access to water for a farming community in Kenya.

Mapping HIV in sub-Saharan Africa reveals patterns

February 23, 2018
Sally Blower of the UCLA Semel Institute uses her skills as a biomathematician and evolutionary biologist to help shape health policy.

Planetary Health International Student Ambassador Program

February 22, 2018
Planetary Health COE is accepting applications for a unique opportunity for African students enrolled at a UC campus. 

Scientists report big improvements in HIV vaccine production

February 8, 2018
UCSC researcher,  Phil Berman leads the development of the only vaccine to have shown any efficacy against HIV in a clinical trial.

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