Mark Honigsbaum, PhD to present lecture, "California's Forgotten Microbe Hunter"

November 14, 2014
The UCSF Archive & Special Collections Lecture Series will host Mark Honigsbaum, PhD next month as he presents his work on the microbiologist and disease ecologist Karl Friedrich Meyer. Dr. Honigsbaum is a medical historian and journalist currently working as a Wellcome Research Fellow at Queen...

Claire Wendland, MD, PhD to usher in this year's Culpeper Seminar Series

September 11, 2014
This year's Culpeper Seminar Series will begin Tuesday, October 7 from 3:30 - 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights campus in Conference Room 474. Dr. Claire Wendland, Associate Professor in the Departments of Anthropology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Medical History and Bioethics at the University of...

Japan’s Metabolic Syndrome Screening Program: Japanese and U.S. Approaches to Obesity and Population Health

April 01, 2014
We are delighted to announce our newly added lecture on April 9th, 2014 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474. Amy Borovoy, Associate Professor in the Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University, will talk about “Japan’s Metabolic Syndrome Screening Program:...

DAHSM adopts Jacob Bigelow's "American Medical Botany"

February 25, 2014
The following post was written by Sara Robertson, PhD student, History of Health Sciences, UCSF.

Painful Medicine: Treating Addiction in a Time of War

January 18, 2014
The next Culpeper Seminar Series lecture is next Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm in the Laurel Heights Conference Room 474.

Mark down the dates for next DAHSM Culpeper seminars in 2014

December 24, 2013
Please mark down the dates in your diary for next DAHSM Culpeper seminars in 2014: January 15th: Aimee Medeiros, PhD, Assistant Professor, History of Health Sciences, UCSF Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine “877 Middle-Class White Children from Ohio: Setting Global Standards...

Call for papers: 'Voices in Bioethics'

December 19, 2013
We would like to invite students and established scholars to submit Op-ed and other writings to our new on-line journal, Voices in Bioethics. The due date for submissions for our next issue is January 14th. You can see our first issue here:

Next Culpeper Seminar: Dr Aimee Medeiros, January 15, 2014

December 18, 2013
Please note that there is not a Culpeper Seminar Series presentation on January 8th, 2014.

Next Culpeper Seminar Series with Professor Francis G. Lu on “Cultural Issues: From DSM-IV to DSM-5”

November 28, 2013
Please join us for the next Culpeper Seminar Series lecture, which is on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm, in Laurel Heights Conference Room 474.

"A Place at the Table": Film Screening and Discussion

November 19, 2013
The Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California, San Francisco, is glad to announce the Film Screening and Discussion of documentary "A Place at the Table", to take place tomorrow, Wednesday November 20, at Laurel Heights, Room