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The ‘Lancet’ for expanding the scope of women’s health beyond reproduction

March 8, 2013 2:37 pm Published by Comments Off on The ‘Lancet’ for expanding the scope of women’s health beyond reproduction

On the occasion of today’s International Women’s Day, the Lancet has published an editorial to remember the still persisting inequalities in health between genders.Even though great strides have certainly been made in the sphere of reproductive and sexual health (among other initiatives the Lancet recalls the Millennium Development Goals, Every Woman, Every Child, Safe Motherhood Initiatives, The Pink Ribbon campaign,... View Article

The Development of Brucellosis Eradication Policy in 20th Century United States

March 5, 2013 11:59 pm Published by Comments Off on The Development of Brucellosis Eradication Policy in 20th Century United States

The next DAHSM History of Health Sciences Dissertation Seminar will take place on Wednesday, March 13th, from 3:30 – 5:00 pm in Conference Room 474. Rebecca Kaplan, PhD Candidate, UCSF History of Health Sciences Program, will give a talk on her PhD research titled: “ ‘The Cattle All Have Brucellosis, We’ll Get Through Somehow’: The Development of Brucellosis Eradication Policy... View Article

Merlin D. Larson on ‘Paracelsus and the Herbal Basis of Anesthetic Practice’

March 1, 2013 12:10 am Published by Comments Off on Merlin D. Larson on ‘Paracelsus and the Herbal Basis of Anesthetic Practice’

The Bay Area History of Medicine Society is glad to present Merlin D. Larson, Professor Emeritus, Department of Anesthesiology, UCSF. Larson will speak on “Paracelsus and the Herbal Basis of Anesthetic Practice”. Wednesday March 13, 2013 6:30-8:00 PM Room 201 UCSF main library, Parnassus Campus. Followed by a no host dinner at Bambinos 945 Cole Street near Parnassus.

Race and Genomics/Genetics

February 23, 2013 7:26 am Published by Comments Off on Race and Genomics/Genetics

The Center on Social Disparities in Health University of California, San Francisco, is glad to announce the talk by Dr Barbara Koenig on ‘Race and Genomics/Genetics’, for Wednesday March 6, Laurel Heights Campus, Noon-1:30 PM. Barbara Koenig is Adjunct Professor at the UCSF Institute for Health and Aging. The mission of the Center on Social Disparities in Health is to... View Article

From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology

February 8, 2013 4:46 am Published by Comments Off on From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology

The Hastings Law Journal and the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy invite you to our upcoming conference entitled “From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology.” Friday, February 8th, 2013 from 8am to 6:30pm Alumni Reception Center (2nd floor) 200 McAllister Street, UC Hastings College of the Law Schedule: 8:00 –... View Article

Next Culpeper seminar after the holidays: Susan Jones on how anthrax became a biological weapon

December 18, 2012 7:14 pm Published by Comments Off on Next Culpeper seminar after the holidays: Susan Jones on how anthrax became a biological weapon

Please note that the next Culpeper Seminar Series will be on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights campus in Conference Room 474. Susan Jones, DVM, PhD, Associate Professor, Program in the History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior at the University of Minnesota. Susan will present a paper titled: “How... View Article

Behind a Veil of Smoke: The Rise of the Department of Research and Development at Philip Morris, 1945-1955

October 23, 2012 12:47 am Published by Comments Off on Behind a Veil of Smoke: The Rise of the Department of Research and Development at Philip Morris, 1945-1955

As part of the DAHSM Culpeper Seminar Series, Brianna Rego, Postdoctoral Fellow at the UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, will present a paper titled: “Behind a Veil of Smoke: The Rise of the Department of Research and Development at Philip Morris, 1945-1955”. Rego holds a PhD in History from Stanford University (2012). Rego’s research focuses on late-twentieth... View Article

Nancy Burke to receive Zero Breast Cancer community award

April 27, 2012 4:52 pm Published by Comments Off on Nancy Burke to receive Zero Breast Cancer community award

DAHSM gladly announces that Zero Breast Cancer, a community based non-profit organization in Marin County is bestowing the 13th annual "Honor Thy Healer" award to Nancy Burke, Assistant Professor at DAHSM, for her contributions to our understanding of breast cancer and the healing process, and community health. In particular, Nancy Burke and Claudia Guerra, from the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, have collaborated with Zero Breast Cancer in community-based research and educational programs for Latinas and younger women.

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