UCI News

Kaiser Health News, March 16, 2018
The Other Opioid Crisis: Hospital Shortages Lead To Patient Pain, Medical Errors
Dr. Shalini Shah, the head of pain medicine at the University of California-Irvine health system, pulled together a team of 20 people in January to figure out how to meet patients’ needs. The group meets for an hour twice a week. … “We essentially have to ration to patients that are most vulnerable,” Shah said.

The American Law Institute, March 12, 2018
Women’s Journey Foundation Honors Michele Goodwin
Michele B. Goodwin of the University of California, Irvine School of Law was awarded the Sandra Day O’Connor Legacy Award by the Women’s Journey Foundation (WJF) at its second annual “Making HERstory” event.

Los Angeles Times, March 16, 2018
A forgotten hero stopped the My Lai massacre 50 years ago today
Jon Wiener, professor emeritus of history at UC Irvine, writes: “We know that Americans committed a massacre 50 years ago today; and we also know that an American stopped it.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

KPCC, March 15, 2018
Will a Spanish nickname make the difference in the Cruz, O’Rourke Senate race in Texas?
Louis DeSipio, professor of political science and Chicano/Latino studies, and director of the Center for Democracy at UC Irvine, says: “Well [Ted Cruz] is trying to undercut a strong opponent, a relatively strong opponent. Certainly, the odds favor Senator Cruz being reelected, but he recognizes that O’Rourke is a serious candidate.” [starts at 5:55]

Broadway World, March 15, 2018
NCI Announces the Selection of Choreographers for the 2018 Project
During the three weeks of intense creative effort at the dance studios of University of California, Irvine, four choreographers and sixteen professional dancers will produce new dance works culminating in a public performance at Irvine Barclay Theatre on Saturday, July 28 at 8pm.

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