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04/06/2021
Move beyond your pandemic slump: Get up and get going
HWSPH Faculty featured: James Sallis, PhD (Emeritus)

03/30/2021
Biden, CDC Director Warn Of Virus Rebound If Nation Lets Up
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

03/29/2021
Concerns over low AAPI vaccination rates among elderly San Diegans
HWSPH Faculty featured: Happy Araneta, PhD, MPH

03/25/2021
Sharp, ‘Off The Charts’ Rise In Alcoholic Liver Disease Among Young Women
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rohit Loomba, MD

03/22/2021
AHA News: Blood Pressure Successes in Black People May Come Down to These 2 Things
HWSPH Faculty featured: Cheryl Anderson, PhD, MPH, MS

03/20/2021
Without data, COVID-19’s impact on some San Diego minorities is overlooked, advocates say
HWSPH Faculty featured: Happy Araneta, PhD, MPH

03/18/2021
Inspirational Campus Leader Battling Stage 4 Cancer Receives One of Dentistry’s Highest Honors
HWSPH Faculty featured: Donna Kritz-Silverstein, PhD, Ellen Beck, MD

03/15/2021
One Huge Side Effect of Going for More Casual Walks, Says New Study
HWSPH Faculty featured: Andrea LaCroix, PhD, MPH

03/09/2021
Social Security and Medicare may experience their own COVID-19 side effects, experts say
HWSPH Faculty featured: Richard Kronick, PhD

03/08/2021
Opinion: Here’s how President Biden’s immigration reform plan will impact San Diego’s diverse community
HWSPH Faculty featured: Tala Al-Rousan, MD, MPH

03/03/2021
Opinion: If San Diego wants an equitable vaccine distribution, racism should be addressed head-on
HWSPH Faculty featured: Happy Araneta, PhD, MPH

02/28/2021
Arab Americans, deemed 'white' in government records, suffer an unseen COVID-19 crisis
HWSPH Faculty featured: Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD

02/25/2021
NIH Awards UC San Diego $33 Million for Five COVID-19 Diagnostic Projects
HWSPH Faculty featured: Jesse Nodora, DrPH, Linda Hill, MD, MPH, and Elena Martinez, PhD

02/24/2021
Breastfeeding Moms Are Keeping Texas' Babies From Going Hungry
HWSPH Staff featured: Cha Esguerra, MS

02/23/2021
UC San Diego Researchers Offer Tips for Protecting Mobility in Older Women
HWSPH Faculty featured: Andrea LaCroix, PhD, MPH, John Bellettiere, PhD

02/17/2021
Prep sports advocates grow in numbers, continue push for return-to-play
HWSPH Faculty featured: Richard Garfein, PhD, MPH

02/11/2021
How Should Parents Decide to Send Their Children Back to School for In-Person Instruction? 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Andrea LaCroix, PhD, MPH 

02/05/2021
Should you get the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant? Here's what experts say
HWSPH Faculty featured: Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

02/01/2021
End of Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ a relief to researchers, but obstacles remain
HWSPH Faculty featured: Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD

02/01/2021
Covid-19 Vaccines Leave Pregnant Women in a Quandary 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

02/01/2021
Filipino Residents Have Been Hit Hard by COVID – But No One Knows Just How Hard 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Happy Araneta, PhD, MPH

02/01/2021
Restaurant, Retail COVID-19 Outbreaks Decreased During Stay-At-Home Order 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Andrea LaCroix, PhD, MPH

02/01/2020
COVID: A ‘Stress Test’ for the Heart
HWSPH Faculty featured: Lori Daniels, MD

01/28/2021
When will you feel safe to travel? 5 epidemiologists share hopes, fears, data and guesses 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Nancy Binkin, MD, MPH

01/28/2021
Vaping doesn't keep young people from smoking cigarettes later 
HWSPH Faculty featured: John Pierce, PhD

01/19/2021
Covid-19 vaccine guidance for those who are lactating is based on faulty assumptions, experts say 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

01/15/2021
The race is on for medical treatment of NASH
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rohit Loomba, MD

01/15/2021
Covid-19 deaths in San Diego County have doubled since Thanksgiving
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

01/07/2021
Commentary: Health experts and other San Diego leaders must unite to better coordinate pandemic response 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Cheryl Anderson, PhD, MPH, MS

12/24/2020
Scientists rush to determine if mutant strain of coronavirus will deepen pandemic 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Nancy Binkin, MD, MPH

12/22/2020
Easy Gratitude for Improved Mood: Interview with an Expert 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Paul Mills, PhD

12/21/2020
Op-Ed: A Better Way to End the Pandemic Quickly 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Michael Criqui, MD, MPH

12/15/2020
35 Places You're Most Likely to Catch COVID 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Andrea LaCroix, PhD, MPH

12/13/2020
Better Gut Health Boosts Your Body's Ability to Absorb Vitamin D 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Deborah Kado, MD

12/08/2020
NASH drug helps reduce liver fat with good tolerability 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rohit Loomba, MD

12/06/2020
Can you have the coronavirus vaccine if you're on statins? 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Lori Daniels, MD

11/30/2020
Maintaining Mobility and Preventing Disability are Key to Living Independently as We Age 
HWSPH Faculty featured:  Andrea LaCroix, PhD, MPH, John Bellettiere, PhD, MPH

11/21/2020
UC San Diego health experts outline COVID-19's racial divide and offers suggestions for bridging it 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Happy Araneta, PhD, MPH

11/21/2020
As Black Friday approaches, retailers lobby states to stay open 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD

11/17/2020
Breastmilk Harbors Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

11/17/2020
"We shouldn't gather for Thanksgiving, but here's what to do if you're going to do it anyway."
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

10/12/2020
Studies Find Even Minimal Physical Activity Measurably Boosts Health
HWSPH Faculty featured:  Andrea LaCroix, PhD, MPH, John Bellettiere, PhD, MPH, Michael Pratt, MD, MPH and James Sallis, PhD 

10/5/2020
Commentary: Arab Americans had stress and mental health challenges before the pandemic piled on more
 
HWSPH Faculty featured:  Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD

10/5/2020
Cancer News Digest: The Latest Developments in Cancer Research and Treatment for September 2020 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Karen Messer, PhD

9/28/2020

9/7/2020

Announcements

Fall 2020
  • Celebration of our 1st Academic Year: Our celebration of the 1st Academic Year in the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science was held virtually on October 16th. Learn more. 

  • California COVID Notify Pilot Program: An exposure notification system from Google and Apple has been adopted on campus to help alert individuals when they may have been exposed to COVID-19. UC San Diego is one of the first campuses to participate in this statewide program. Find out more about the program and how to install CA COVID Notify on your phone.

  • Campus Return to Learn Updates: To promote the health and safety of our campus community, staff, students, and faculty are able to:
    • Complete daily screening for symptoms of COVID-19
    • Schedule COVID-19 testing at no-cost
    • Hear routine updates and ask questions at monthly Town HallsPlease continue to maintain physical distancing, wear masks, and proper hygiene.
    • Learn More