Content Tagged with: School of Medicine

SOM professor invited to Emerging Leaders Forum

Brandon Brown, an associate professor in the Center for Healthy Communities in the UCR School of Medicine, has been invited to participate in the 2020 National Academy of Medicine's Emerging Leaders Forum in Washington, D.C. The invitation-only event, which will take place mid-March, connects 70 emerging leaders working across health, medicine, and...
By Iqbal Pittalwala |

UC Riverside School of Medicine honored for diversity and inclusion

The UC Riverside School of Medicine has received the 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. “We thank INSIGHT Into Diversity for recognizing our commitment to diversity and inclusion at the UCR...
By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Depression and social isolation threaten successful aging of people living with HIV

UC Riverside-led study calls for giving more patient-centered care to this population
By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Study sheds light on human neural crest cell development

School of Medicine’s Martin Garcia-Castro led the research project
By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Study explores ethics surrounding payments to research participants

Findings could help inform future ethical payment practices
By Iqbal Pittalwala |

School of Medicine welcomes its largest incoming class

Seventy-seven students make up the UC Riverside School of Medicine’s class of 2023, the school’s largest batch of incoming medical students. On Friday, August 9, 2019, the students received their white coats — a rite of passage for medical students marking the beginning of their careers. For the first time, the school has admitted twin siblings...
By Iqbal Pittalwala |

UCR Health appoints new CEO

UCR Health has named a 30-year health care veteran as its new CEO. Dr. Donald W. Larsen has most recently been the chief medical officer for Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, and interim executive director of the John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica. Don Larsen UCR Health is the fast-expanding clinical arm of the UC...
By J.D. Warren |

A quicker way to culture neural crest cells

Two studies advance research in embryonic cells that are critical for human health
By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Giving the discounted a voice

A book that Ian A. Lubin of the UCR School of Medicine edited – “ICT-Supported Innovations in Small Countries and Developing Regions” (Springer, 2018) – has won the “2018 Outstanding Publication Award for a Book” from the Division of Culture, Learning and Technology, or CLT, of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, or AECT,...
By Iqbal Pittalwala |

SOM Researcher Addresses Incentive Disparities in HIV Research

To encourage subjects to participate in clinical and behavioral HIV studies, researchers often offer incentives such as cash or gift cards. But such remuneration could distort the sampling and end up inadvertently hurting the research findings. Lured by the incentives, participants could easily conceal information about themselves to qualify. Or...
By Iqbal Pittalwala |