Health and Medicine
Featured This Month
Increasing Safety of Living Kidney Donation - UCSF Kidney Transplant Program Update in Transplantation 2018
Deborah Adey, MD; Professor of Medicine, UCSF Recorded on 05/18/2018.
Ignorance is Not Bliss: The Need for Better Data on Medication Safety in Pregnancy and Breast-feeding
Dr. Chambers is a professor of pediatrics at University of California, San Diego and Director of Clinical Research for the Department of Pediatrics at UCSD and Rady Children's Hospital. She is a perinatal epidemiologist, whose research is focused on environmental exposures in pregnancy and child health outcomes, including birth defects. In this talk she explores the need for better data on medication safety for pregnancy and breast-feeding. Recorded on 11/6/2018.
Without Consent: Chemical Exposures and Our Health - The Exposome and Metabolic Health - 2018 COAST/SSEW Symposium
Tracey Woodruff, PhD, MPH, Director of the UCSF Environmental Health Initiative, offers an overview on the field of toxic exposures and their impact on health outcomes. Recorded on 09/21/2018.
Dr. Andi Tenner has a global health focus and interest in disaster response and post-disaster recovery, systems development and education. She talks about UCSF's contributions to emergency care around the world, particularly in response to health crises wit the World Health Organization. Recorded on 11/29/2018.
Premature births, unexplained human and livestock sicknesses, flammable water faucets, toxic wells and the onset of hundreds of earthquakes: the impacts of fracking are far-reaching and deeply felt. Professor Sara Wylie (Northeastern University) describes the fossil fuel connection between climate change and endocrine disruption and how the fossil fuel and petrochemical industries twin toxicities might be resisted together. Wylie also explores the need, and potential, to build alternative public interest databases and environmental health research tools. Recorded on 11/28/2018.
The Pulse of the Public on Health Policy and Politics - The Chancellor’s Health Policy Lecture Series
National health policy expert Drew Altman presents an analysis of the public's priorities and opinions in health care as the new Congress takes shape and the 2020 presidential campaign begins. Recorded on 01/23/2019.