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Treatment needs of unhoused Hawaiians requires more attention, study says
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...
Biomedical sciences postdoc awarded UC fellowship
Meli’sa Crawford will examine the effects of agricultural dust exposure on intestinal barrier function
Recent changes at UCR have promoted well-being, study finds
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...
Biomedical scientist named fellow of American Gastroenterological Association
Fellowship honors Declan McCole’s professional achievements in the gastrointestinal field
Regents spotlight UCR’s role in economic growth and public health
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...
High religiosity/spirituality linked to better cardiovascular health
UC Riverside-led study focused on African Americans living in Jackson, Mississippi
Biomedical scientist promoted to lieutenant colonel
Scott Pegan is an international expert on Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
Research at new center to focus on health impact of cannabis use
School of Medicine’s Nicholas DiPatrizio will lead the Center for Cannabinoid Research
SOM project marks major milestone
UC Riverside’s new School of Medicine building project recently passed a major milestone with construction more than halfway complete. Construction crews celebrated a topping-off of the new building last month, placing the top steel beam on the five-level structure. Many of the main elements of the concrete structure, including walls, columns, and...
School of Medicine receives award for excellence in diversity
Annual award is given by oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education
Biomedical scientist to study novel mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease
Sika Zheng in the School of Medicine has received a grant of $250,000 from the National Institutes of Health
Meet UCR’s new faculty members
For fall quarter 2022, UC Riverside welcomed 34 new permanent faculty members from a variety of disciplines. Learn more about the new faculty below: College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences Sahin Acikgoz, an assistant professor of religious studies, is a member of the executive committee of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Program. They...
An intervention for children with ADHD
Kimberley Lakes in the School of Medicine receives federal funding to develop the intervention
DoD, UCR to host ‘Taking the Pentagon to the People’
UC Riverside, and the U.S. Department of Defense’s Diversity Management Operations Center will present "Taking the Pentagon to the People" on Oct. 7, an opportunity to learn about employment opportunities within the Department of Defense, or DoD. Students will hear from program managers and recruiters about internships, scholarships, and direct...
School of Medicine receives prestigious STEM award
Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine honors UCR medical school for helping students from underrepresented groups enter STEM fields
Generous gift establishes School of Medicine Mission Award Scholarship Endowed Fund
Teresa and Byron Pollitt are longtime donors to UC Riverside
UCR to appear on “The College Tour” television series
UC Riverside will be showcased in an upcoming episode of “The College Tour,” a television series that profiles campuses through student stories and is available on Amazon Prime and many other streaming platforms. A television crew completed a week of filming across multiple campus locations that included interviews with 10 students in late July...
Grant aims to improve access to behavioral health education and prevention services in Coachella Valley
School of Medicine’s Kimberley Lakes is the grant’s principal investigator
Children and adolescents were 20% less physically active during COVID-19 pandemic
Meta-analysis paper calls for targeted public health initiatives to address the crisis
Bahrain rewards clinical professor with medal for COVID-19 policy
Dr. Roger Seheult, an associate clinical professor of internal medicine in the UCR School of Medicine and a UCR alumnus, has been awarded the Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa Medical Merit Medal for helping put together a COVID-19 policy, including testing and early treatment, for the Kingdom of Bahrain. Seheult is the cofounder of MedCram, an...