public health

Redefining the world of cancer

New grants and studies give UCI researchers the chance to make a profound difference

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 […]

Meeting their match

UCI medical students participate in a dramatic ceremony to learn where they’ll serve residencies

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 […]

Dr. Steve Goldstein named UCI vice chancellor for health affairs

Renowned academic leader will oversee new College of Health Sciences

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 […]

Joint venture: UCI, others create breakthrough treatment for crippling jaw disease

Engineered implant could help 1 in 4 young women with TMJ problems

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

UCI-led study links racial discrimination to greater risk for cardiovascular disease

Incident increases associated with elevated blood pressure in black, Latino adults