For many families, life is a little too sweet. Popular drinks like soda, sports drinks and chocolate milk have lots of sugar, which can lead to serious negative health outcomes like diabetes and dental caries. Learn how to avoid the sugar in popular beverages by choosing to drink the most refreshing, inexpensive and life-sustaining drink in the world: water!
News & Highlights
CVP Core Faculty Margot Kushel will be participating in a panel put on by the UCSF Institute for Health & Aging and the Dorothy P. Rice Center for Health and Economics. The panel, titled "Economic Security and Housing Among Older Adults," will take place on Monday, January 30th from 3-5pm at 3333 California Street, Auditorium S1-24 and will be followed by a reception. Please RSVP here.
CVP Core Faculty Margot Kushel's work on health and aging among homeless populations was recently featured in a moving piece titled "Why Grandpa is Homeless" in Pacific Standard magazine. San Francisco Magazine also named Margot one of the Bay Area's "Top Doctors" for 2017!
CVP Core Faculty Alicia Fernandez recently received an award for her outstanding mentorship to Johanna Glaser, a medical student in the Pathways to Discovery Summer Explore program. Alicia will be acknowledged at the 2017 Explore Symposium and Dean's Prize Awards on January 13, 2017. Congratulations Alicia!
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Precision Public Health Summit – June 2016
You can link to the full report from the Summit here, Precision Public Health Summit Report June 6-7, 2016.
UC San Francisco hosted a Precision Public Health Summit, a partnership with the White House and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to discuss how precision medicine approaches can be successfully applied in the public health arena to improve population health and equity.
The video above provides a short summary of the summit's highlights.
The videos below show highlights from the Precision Public Health Summit held June 6-7, 2016.