More than 120 students, faculty and staff attended the first Applied Public Health Research Day at UC Davis. The event was co-hosted by CHPR along with the Graduate Group in Public Health Sciences and Healthy UC Davis. It celebrated National Public Health Week.
Patrick Romano, a UC Davis Health physician and member of CHPR's leadership team, has accepted an opportunity to serve on the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) Work Group on Timely and Strategic Action to Inform ICD-11 Policy. The committee is also known as the ICD-11 Work Group.
In a recent WebMD article, CHPR affiliates James Marcin and Stephanie Crossen were interviewed about the potential for telemedicine to help save patients money.
A University of California study shows long-term success when health care providers make electronic referrals for their patients to California’s tobacco quitline. Elisa Tong is lead author of the study and co-leader of the CA Quits program supported by CHPR.
CHPR’s Koa Family Study demonstrated compelling results from a “whole health” approach to promoting weight loss among women with low income. The findings are the basis of a new initiative to launch March 2 at the UC Davis Health Folsom Clinic.
The California Medical Association (CMA) foundation–Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC)–has partnered with CHPR's CA Quits program to provide physicians and their patients with free tobacco cessation resources and learning opportunities.