Health

Dana Mukamel

Nursing home dementia residents’ care linked to majority presence, UC Irvine-led study finds

Heterogeneous populations found in most facilities, highlighting need for specialized training

UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Susan and Henry Samueli give $50 million to UCI’s engineering school

Gift launches Engineering+ research institutes on health, society and the environment

UC Irvine-led interdisciplinary team delves into a heated debate about humidity

Under climate change, moist heat stress is expected to worsen public health outcomes

Brandy Lipton, Associate Professor of Health, Society, & Behavior

UC Irvine-led study finds Medicaid telemedicine coverage boosted use, healthcare access

Results could inform state policymakers’ post-pandemic decision-making efforts

For Phase 1 of the EPA’s Environmental Justice Video Challenge for Students, UCI team members created maps pinpointing soil lead contamination hot spots in Santa Ana; the red areas above show where the dirt contains unhealthy levels of the metal. Following Phase 2 of the competition, UCI students and community activists are partnering in a project to use plants and fungus to remove lead from affected locations.

Meeting the environmental justice challenge

UCI graduate students honored by EPA for bioremediation project video

Graduate Shemms Najjar, M.P.H.

#IamUCI – Shemms Najjar

Q&A with Class of 2023 graduate Shemms Najjar, M.P.H.

Brandon Saint-Milfort, B.S., pharmaceutical sciences

#IamUCI – Brandon Saint-Milfort

Q&A with Class of 2023 graduate Brandon Saint-Milfort, B.S., pharmaceutical sciences

Hinesh Patel, dual M.D./Ph.D

#IamUCI – Hinesh Patel

Q&A with Class of 2023 graduate Hinesh Patel, dual M.D./Ph.D., Medical Scientist Training Program

Chad Gornay

#IamUCI – Chad Gornay

Q&A with Class of 2023 graduate Chad Gornay, B.S., nursing science

Pharmacist involvement in medication refills is found to improve patient care

Effective collaboration can also positively impact primary care providers