Noting his “extraordinary contributions to the scientific community,” the Graduate Division awarded the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award to postdoc alum Art Levinson at a gala dinner on April 9th during the recent UCSF Alumni Weekend festivities at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco.
Nairi Hartooni, a PhD student in the Tetrad graduate program, and Lindsey Osimiri, a PhD student in the joint UC San Francisco/UC Berkeley graduate program in Bioengineering, have been named as recipients of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans.
Health care is in the midst of rapid transformation, and these changes are creating new opportunities for professionals looking to make a dramatic impact at the intersection of health policy and law.
The new, fully online, innovative Master's of Science, Health Policy and Law degree program, offered by the UCSF Graduate Division and UC Hastings College of the Law, prepares students to serve as industry leaders. Program courses interweave the best elements of health policy and legal education, spanning economics, finance, policy analysis and legal reform.
Shannon Smith-Bernardin, a student in the Nursing Health Policy PhD Program, has won this year's UCSF Grad Slam contest. Ten finalists competed for the top prize of $3,000 at an exciting live event on March 10 at UC San Francisco's Mission Bay campus. Grad Slam, organized by the UCSF Graduate Division, challenges PhD students to present their dissertation research in just three minutes using language that non-specialists can understand.