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UC Riverside’s new School of Medicine building and Student Health and Counseling Center won top awards in the city of Riverside’s annual beautification awards. The two buildings, which both opened last fall, were honored at Riverside Mayor Patricia Lock Dawson’s State of the City address Thursday, Jan. 25, as part of the Keep Riverside Clean and...
The medical school won Insight into Diversity’s Health Professions HEED Award also in 2021 and 2022
Attendees included National Academy of Sciences members and prominent scientists from UC Riverside, UC Berkeley, UC San Diego, UC Irvine, Stanford University, University of Toronto SickKids Research Institute, and City of Hope
HCA Healthcare has a history of partnering with higher education institutions like UCR
Small Business Innovation Research grant from National Cancer Institute will accelerate development of pancreatic cancer-fighting drug
UC Riverside’s School of Medicine is celebrating a major milestone with the completion of a new instructional and administrative building that will allow it to increase enrollment. Following two years of construction, the School of Medicine Education Building II is opening this fall, just as the school celebrates its 10th anniversary. A ribbon...
Program is recognized for making a difference for underrepresented groups in STEM fields
UC Riverside scientists David Nikom and Sika Zheng explain in a timely review
Study by Elizabeth Morrison-Banks and co-authors addressed abuse and neglect of adults with multiple sclerosis
Discussion topics included impact of the disease as well as health misinformation
As a writer and editor for UC Riverside’s School of Medicine, Erika Klein chronicles students and faculty members’ efforts to reach new heights in public health. In her spare time, Klein literally reaches for the skies as an accomplished hang glider pilot who teaches the sport to others and has built up a substantial social media presence. She has...
Research paper selected by NIEHS as a Paper of the Month
First group of community college students accepted into UC Riverside California Medicine Scholars Program
New program diversifies state’s primary care physician workforce, addresses health provider shortage
An estimated 326,000 to 580,000 individuals experience sheltered homelessness in the United States each night, putting them at risk for depression, anxiety, serious mental illness, substance use, and physical health problems. Nonetheless, little is known about their treatment needs, particularly of community-dwelling unhoused individuals living...
Meli’sa Crawford will examine the effects of agricultural dust exposure on intestinal barrier function
A nearly three-year longitudinal study on the culture of campus health at UC Riverside has found that focusing on well-being characterized by programs and services, such as fitness classes, as well as policy and structural-level interventions, such as stairwell beautification and hydration stations , has promoted well-being for the campus community...
Fellowship honors Declan McCole’s professional achievements in the gastrointestinal field
The Regents of the University of California met at UC Riverside on Friday, Jan. 27, in a daylong series of meetings that highlighted the campus’s role in spurring economic growth through technology development, agricultural innovation, and public health. The Board of Regents heard from campus leaders, researchers, students, and community leaders...
UC Riverside-led study focused on African Americans living in Jackson, Mississippi