Browsing: Hospital


Highlights of 2012 at UCI

Year brings scientific advances, national accolades, international outreach, student achievement and loss of campus stalwarts


Keeping hospitals healthy

Linda Dickey leads UC Irvine Medical Center’s efforts to prevent the spread of hospital-acquired infectious diseases. Several initiatives have proven so effective that they’ve been adopted at other facilities as healthcare workers unite against a deadly enemy.

Alumni 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.

Alumni Thomas E. Ahlering and Michael K. Louie

Expanding the role of robots

SpineAssist system adds to UC Irvine firsts in the operating room. Surgeons continue to find innovative uses for the technology, including thyroid, lung and colorectal procedures.