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Vouchers4Veggies Program Puts Research into Action

By Le Wen Chiu on February 26, 2020
San Francisco’s Food Security Task Force estimates that 227,000 residents are at high risk of food insecurity.

2nd Annual Colloquium on Population Health & Health Equity: Immigrant Health

By Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo on November 25, 2019
In late October, immigrant health was the focus of the 2nd Annual Colloquium on Population Health & Health Equity. The topic was timely, with worldwide migration at historic highs and immigrant detentions continuing to spur controversy in the United States and Mexico.

A Moral Imperative to Protect the Health and Well-being of Children: An Interview with Dr. Marissa Raymond-Flesch

August 27, 2019
Marissa Raymond-Flesch, MD, MPH, assistant professor of pediatrics, grew up in New Mexico, a minority-majority state with tremendous health challenges for youth.

SF Cancer Initiative is Tackling the Five Deadliest Cancers in San Francisco

By Arego Mitchell on July 15, 2019
Three years ago, Dr. Robert A. Hiatt and his partners in the San Francisco Cancer Initiative (SF CAN) posed the question, “What can a world-class university working with key collaborators do to impact cancer rates in its community?” Now they’re beginning to see some answers.

The DREAM Lab is studying health disparities using population-based data

May 29, 2019
The DREAM (Disparities Research: Environment And oMics) Lab, housed in the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, is a multidisciplinary research team studying and addressing health disparities at the population level, with the goal of collecting complete population-based data ranging...