Tonya Fancher, a CHPR affiliate and associate dean at the UC Davis medical school, has been appointed by the U.S. Health and Human Services secretary to a national advisory committee that provides recommendations on training in primary care medicine.
Despite California’s success in reducing tobacco use, a new study published in JAMA Network Open demonstrates the continued and significant burden tobacco inflicts on people with cancer. CHPR researcher Elisa Tong is senior author of the study.
Researchers are studying how to prevent high rates of suicide among middle-aged men. Anthony Jerant, interim director of CHPR, is quoted in an article in The Wall Street Journal about preventing suicide.
The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout – a day set aside to challenge people who smoke to give up cigarettes for 24 hours – marks its 45th anniversary. By observing this day, many tobacco users take their first step towards quitting.
UC Davis Health’s Department of Emergency Medicine has been awarded two National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants totaling over $5 million to improve emergency patient care. One grant was awarded to CHPR researchers Nathan Kuppermann and James Holmes.
How can we improve the early detection of breast cancer and better identify women at higher risk? Thanks to a $15 million grant, a research team co-led by CHPR affiliate Diana Miglioretti will use artificial intelligence to make breast cancer screening and surveillance more accurate and equitable.