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Publication: NEJM featured review paper on nutritional management of chronic kidney disease, by Dr Kam Kalantar-Zadeh from Long Beach VA Healthcare System and UCI - Public Health News Spotlight

NEJM featured review paper on nutritional management of chronic kidney disease, by Dr Kam Kalantar-Zadeh from Tibor Rubin Long Beach VA Healthcare System and UCI

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) review paper on nutritional management of CKD has been released as of Nov 2, 2017, to coincide with Day 1 of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) annual Kidney Week Congress, in New Orleans, LA

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Faculty Chair, Dr. Verónica Vieira wins the "2017 Tony McMichael Award" of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) - Public Health News Spotlight

Please join us in congratulating our Faculty Chair, Dr. Verónica Vieira for winning the "2017 Tony McMichael Award" of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). The award ceremony occurred at this year’s annual conference of ISEE in Sydney, Australia. The theme of the conference was "Healthy places, healthy people – where are the connections?”

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UCI receives $200 million gift to name College of Health Sciences and launch major integrative health initiative - Public Health News Spotlight

UCI today announced the largest gift in its history: $200 million from Susan and Henry Samueli, longtime campus supporters, to name a first-of-its-kind College of Health Sciences focused on interdisciplinary integrative health. The far-reaching donation – the seventh-largest to a single public university – positions UCI as a bold, new leader in population health, patient care, education and research.

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UCI Public Health Chair Oladele Ogunseitan - Appointted to the UC Center Sacramento (UCCS) Advisory Board - Public Health News Spotlight

The University Committee on Committees (UCOC), has appointed UCI Public Health Chair Oladele Ogunseitan to the UC Center Sacramento (UCCS) Advisory Board. Prof. Ogunseitan will serve from Fall 2017 - Summer 2020.

UCCS offers an integrated program to provide training in public policy issues critical to the future of the state and to the University’s land-grant mandate to assist state government. As a systemwide program available to students and faculty across the UC system, UCCS has offered:

  • instruction in public policy and public-affairs journalism to undergraduate students;
  • opportunities for graduate and professional-school students;
  • internships in the California Legislature and executive branch;
  • internships with agencies, boards, commissions and organizations that make or seek to support sound public policy;
  • internships with media organizations that cover state government;
  • a place for UC faculty to teach, to do research, and to share their work with the Sacramento policy community and with policymakers.
More information on UCCS can be found at: http://uccs.ucdavis.edu/.

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