Dr. Daniel Werb Receives Prestigious Award to Fund Innovations in HIV Intervention and Prevention
UC San Diego epidemiologist Daniel Werb, PhD, has received a prestigious Avenir Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Dr. Werb is internationally respected for his prevention and policy work in drug addiction and HIV/AIDS.
The award carries a $1.5 million grant that will support a new project aimed at controlling the spread of addiction using public health tools that are already available. More
Drs. Joachim Ix and Davey Smith Elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation
Two Department of Medicine physician-scientists have been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation this year. More
Resident Research Symposium: Of 34 Residents Presenting, Six Chosen to Speak at Medicine Grand Rounds
The Internal Medicine Residency Program presented its first annual Resident Research Symposium to a full crowd on Thursday, May 7, with presentations from 34 residents who have taken part in the program's research block in the last two academic years.
Of the 34, six residents were selected to present at Medicine Grand Rounds on June 3 and June 10. Pictured above, they are (from left) Drs. Kevin Shah, Noel Lee, Nanu Das, Julie Chen, Michele Pham and Darrin Wong. More
Drs. Tyler Woodell and Lawrence Ma Receive Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Resident Awards
Tyler Woodell, MD, a senior categorical internal medicine resident (left), and Lawrence Ma, MD, a fourth-year medicine-pediatrics resident, received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Resident Award in a ceremony at the UC San Diego School of Medicine on May 15.
The award recognizes Dr. Woodell and Dr. Ma as role models for others in their compassion, dedication and humanism in their approach to patient care. Third-year medical students vote to determine each year's award recipients. More
Dr. Kevin Shah Named 2015 House Officer of the Year
Senior internal medicine resident Kevin Shah, MD
, has been selected from all UC San Diego Health System house staff in all specialties as the 2015 House Officer of the Year. The honor was announced on March 30, National Doctor's Day.
Read more about Kevin in the full story from the UC San Diego Health System Newsroom here.