Health Sciences

Sheryl Tsai

A fruitful career

Sheryl Tsai serves both present and future as a groundbreaking scientist and as an award-winning professor.

Ellen Lewis

Five decades of dedication

Ellen Lewis’ impact on the nursing profession extends well beyond her success in establishing UC Irvine’s Program in Nursing Science, and she recently received the 2011 Diane F. Cooper Lifetime Achievement Award – one of the highest honors bestowed in nursing – from NurseWeek/

Music Glove

An app a day

New Calit2 division uses technology to put patients in control of their health.

Shannon Dargenzio and her 230-pound English mastiff, Shera

Her next-best friend is a robot

Shannon Dargenzio says she is grateful UC Irvine Medical Center surgeons were able to remove a benign thyroid tumor without leaving a scar.

Tracy Cueto explains to students

Nursing science program readies for future of healthcare

UCI’s growing program supports a future in which they’re full partners in healthcare reform.

2011 Lauds & Laurels recipients

Awards presented by UCI Alumni Association at May 12 ceremony.

Tom Tiffany

UC Irvine specialists avert amputation

Doctors at UC Irvine Medical Center save man’s leg after blood clots block circulation.

New Dalai Lama Scholar promotes religious tolerance

Armaan Rowther plans a series of events on interfaith cooperation.

Karen Rook

All the lonely people

UC Irvine psychologist Karen Rook can trace her interest in how loneliness affects the elderly to her childhood, when she saw a much-loved, once-robust grandmother decline markedly after losing her husband. Unable to manage the family farm on her own, her grandmother moved into an apartment. After breaking her hip in a fall, she ended […]

Pharmaceutical sciences lecture

A head start for pharmacy careers

UCI’s fledgling pharmaceutical sciences undergraduate program grows in popularity as the job market for drug discovery and pharmacy grows.