Public Health

UCI scientists project northward expansion of Valley fever by end of 21st century

Climate change expected to accelerate spread of sometimes-fatal fungal infection

Oladele “Dele” Ogunseitan

Oladele Ogunseitan is appointed UC Presidential Chair at UCI

Public health professor will promote interdisciplinary programs

In first-of-its-kind study, UCI researchers highlight hookah health hazards

Smokers exposed to toxic chemicals, ultrafine particles and carbon monoxide

Mouse, not just tick: New genome heralds change in Lyme disease fight

UCI-led study points toward new ways to prevent disease transmission

The art of healthy persuasion

UCI researcher creates videos and messages to boost vaccination rates and cancer screenings

Bernadette Boden-Albala is named to lead UCI’s planned School of Population Health

Irvine, Calif., March 19, 2019 — Bernadette Boden-Albala, Dr.P.H. – a renowned researcher and administrator whose efforts to reduce health disparities for America’s disadvantaged became a blueprint for community-based stroke and heart disease prevention – has been named director and founding dean of the University of California, Irvine’s planned School of Population Health, effective July […]

Grad student working on ‘superbug kryptonite’ wins UCI Grad Slam, will compete systemwide

Many insects are equipped with a natural defense mechanism against harmful pathogens: Their wings are covered with nanoscale spikes – 1,000 times thinner than a human hair – that kill bacteria and fungi cells. UCI’s 2019 winner of the University of California Grad Slam competition is mimicking these antimicrobial surfaces in the lab for potential […]

Grant will support efforts to integrate climate change impacts into health sciences courses

With a $30,000 grant from the University of California Global Climate Leadership Council, Oladele Ogunseitan, chair and professor in UCI’s Program in Public Health, will host a workshop in the winter quarter of 2019 to train as many as 20 faculty members in the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences to integrate the health […]

Fulbright’s finest

UCI rates as top-producing school for prestigious international exchange program

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science Alon Gorodetsky and grad student Chengyi X

Now you see it: Invisibility material created by UCI engineers

Based on fictional dinosaurs and squid, technology could protect soldiers and structures