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  • John and Sally Hood Family Foundation Gives $3 Million to UC San Diego

    John and Sally Hood Family Foundation gives $3 million to Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego. Cheryl A.M. Anderson, founding dean, named inaugural chair in public health.

  • Public Health Leaders Urge HPV Immunization in Time for Back to School

    Local public health leaders, including Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego, are calling on parents to protect children from preventable diseases, in particular the human papillomavirus (HPV) which is responsible for 36,000 new cancer diagnosis yearly.

  • Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarette Packaging Changes Perceptions

    A Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego clinical trial showed that graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging changes perceptions of smokers to recognize the negative consequences of tobacco and consider quitting.

  • Colorectal Cancer Risk May Increase with Lower Exposure to UVB Light

    University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers identified a possible link between inadequate exposure to ultraviolet-B (UVB) light from the sun and an increased risk of colorectal cancer.

  • Iris and Matthew Strauss Give $2 Million to Endow Faculty Chair at UC San Diego

    Longtime supporters of cancer research and patient care at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health have given University of California San Diego School of Medicine $2 million to establish the Iris and Matthew Strauss Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Head and Neck Surgery.

  • Cross Border Effort to Vaccinate 10,000 Maquiladora Workers

    A coalition of six U.S. subsidiary companies have sponsored a COVID-19 mobile clinic to vaccinate 10,000 maquiladora workers employed in Baja California, Mexico. UC San Diego Health is vaccinating about 1,500 workers daily.

  • UC San Diego Health Joins Call to Don’t Delay HPV Vaccinations, Save Lives

    Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health joins other National Cancer Institute cancer centers in urging that HPV vaccinations get back on track as part of cancer prevention. Don’t delay. Save lives.

  • Hanna and Mark Gleiberman Gift $12 Million to UC San Diego’s Head and Neck Cancer Center

    Hanna and Mark Gleiberman have made a $12 million gift to support the newly named Hanna and Mark Gleiberman Head and Neck Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health.

  • Genetic Changes in Head and Neck Cancer, Immunotherapy Resistance Identified