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December 2019

New funding for high-tech approaches for detecting Alzheimer’s in women and communities of color

December 6, 2019

Machine-learning approaches to detect abnormalities in blood vessels associated with dementia and liquid biopsy-guided strategies to define dementia across disease stages are two exciting areas funded prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

November 2019

UC Davis researchers recognized for being highly cited

November 21, 2019

Sixteen UC Davis researchers – six from the School of Medicine - have been recognized in the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list.

UC Davis Health researchers join the search for chlamydia vaccines

November 4, 2019

Laurel Beckett and Alexander “Sandy” Borowsky are part of a new research effort to develop vaccines for a common sexually transmitted disease. 

October 2019

Central Valley workplaces can be hostile for minority doctors

October 23, 2019

Despite the dire need for primary health care providers in California’s Central Valley, workplace discrimination and harassment can cause minority providers to change practices or leave the region entirely.

September 2019

New chief for biostatistics

September 5, 2019

Diana Miglioretti has been selected as chief of the Division of Biostatistics in the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences.

Mobile clinics bring health to work

September 4, 2019

Two fully equipped, custom-built mobile clinics transport medical teams directly to work sites for employee health screenings and injury prevention services.

Medical imaging rates continue to rise despite push to reduce them

September 3, 2019

Physician groups have pushed to reduce rates of medical imaging, but they continue to go up, raising concerns about potential harms to patients, UC Davis and other researchers have found.

July 2019

Worrisome increase in some medical scans during pregnancy

July 24, 2019

Study finds high rate of CT scan use in pregnant women in the U.S. and Canada, despite warnings to reduce radiation exposure to mothers and fetuses during pregnancy.

Northern Californians asked to complete Camp Fire survey

July 23, 2019

One person per household in Butte and other counties affected by the Camp Fire are asked to answer an online questionnaire about their daily lives, property and health before the fires occurred and immediately afterward, along with their current situations.

About the UC Davis California Wildfire and Health Impacts Survey

July 23, 2019

Researchers leading a series of studies on wildfires and health answer common questions about their survey, which is now open to those affected by the November 2018 Camp Fire. 

Pregnant women and new moms invited to join Camp Fire study

July 23, 2019

Women in Northern California who were pregnant during or right after the 2018 Camp Fire are invited to participate in a UC Davis study to determine if the fire affected their health and the health of their babies.

June 2019

U.S. surgeon general calls for advocacy, partnering with communities

June 24, 2019

Jerome Adams, the 20th Surgeon General of the U.S., encouraged everyone to get involved to build healthier communities at a talk he gave students and faculty at the UC Davis School of Medicine.

Quick tips to stay cool

June 12, 2019

How can you cool down on these triple-digit days? UC Davis Health occupational and environmental medicine expert Sheri Belafsky offers tips to beat the heat. 

May 2019

Reimagining communities and assessing disaster response and health after the California wildfires, June 4-5

May 31, 2019

A two-day forum June 4-5 on the UC Davis Sacramento campus will share the latest information and insights to plan for a better future.

Researchers bring public health focus to UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center

May 17, 2019

The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center is stepping up its public health approach to understanding and treating dementia and Alzheimer's disease with the addition of faculty from the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences and their major grant-funded research projects.

April 2019

UC Davis faculty engage community in education about the impact of flavored tobacco use

April 25, 2019

UC Davis and UC Davis Health faculty are addressing the surge in use of flavored tobacco products and their associated risks.