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Campus Messages

An archive of email messages sent to the entire UCSF community by the Chancellor and members of the Chancellor's Cabinet.

December 20, 2010
Administrative
Honors and Awards

Dear Colleagues:

I write to request nominations for the annual Chancellor's Award for the Advancement of Women. This award recognizes exceptional efforts towards the advancement of women at UCSF beyond the scope of an individual's job, area of research, or student training. The nomination form, award criteria, and a list of prior recipients are available online. Three individuals—one faculty/academic, one staff, one student/resident/postdoctoral scholar—will be selected to receive this award at a special ceremony to be held in the spring. I encourage you to nominate both women and men who excel in one or more of the following:

December 6, 2010
Leadership

Dear Colleagues:

I am very pleased to announce the appointment of David Vlahov, PhD, RN as our new Dean for the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing.

David joins us from the New York Academy of Medicine, where he currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Research and Director of the Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies. He is also Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Adjunct Professor of the New York University College of Nursing. From these roles and his prior work as a scientist and as a registered nurse, David brings an exciting combination of community-based research and intervention to UCSF. His unique blend of experience, leadership skills and interests is highly relevant given the continually evolving landscape of health care.