Bringing hope and health to Duroville

  A dusty trailer-home park near the Salton Sea may seem like an unconventional venue for medical education, but to a group of UC Irvine students, it’s ideal. At Duroville — a 40-acre tract in the Coachella Valley that’s home to some 4,000 mostly Latino farmworkers and laborers — they’re providing essential healthcare to an […]

Janice Chang

Making an impact on tinnitus

Public Impact Fellowship recipient Janice Chang hopes a new electronic stimulation therapy can bring relief to tinnitus sufferers.

Dr. Ralph Clayman

Medical school dean’s singular focus: healing

Dr. Ralph Clayman brings surgical precision and a singular focus on healing to his new role as medical school dean.

Clinical nurse Brent Wong with premature infant

Healing the tiniest patients

When Brent Wong graduated in June with UC Irvine’s first nursing science class, he didn’t have to go far to land a job. Wong works as a nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit at UC Irvine Douglas Hospital, and he’s already making a big difference in the lives of its tiniest patients. Wong is one […]

Dr. Leonard Sender

Fighting for their lives

Dr. Leonard Sender is a leading advocate for a neglected demographic: young adults with cancer.