UCSF Psychiatry News

Child playing game on iPad
April 06, 2017
A video game under development as a medical device boosts attention in some children with sensory processing dysfunction, or SPD.
Hands typing on keyboard
April 06, 2017
The Brain Health Registry (BHR), a free online platform with over 52,000 participants, has launched a new initiative called the Caregiver and Study Partner Portal (CASPP).
Portrait of Samuel Barondes, MD
April 04, 2017
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry will launch a new special distinguished visiting lectureship series highlighting the integration of biological sciences and psychiatry in honor of Jeanne and Sanford Robertson Endowed Chair and Chair Emeritus Samuel Barondes, MD, this spring.
U.S. Capitol Building
April 03, 2017
UCSF's Kristine Yaffe, MD, joined former First Lady of California Maria Shriver and other geriatric care experts last week to testify before a meeting of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging on the importance of Alzheimer's disease research and prevention.
ZSFG
April 01, 2017
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry will welcome two new faculty members to its ranks this month.
Russell B. Lemle, PhD
March 28, 2017
Russell B. Lemle, PhD, was honored by the American Red Cross of the Bay Area at the organization's 2017 "Heroes Among Us" gala.
Gender identity logo
March 27, 2017
The UCSF Alliance Health Project (AHP) and UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health will host a free screening of the National Geographic documentary "Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric" on Thursday, April 20 at the AHP Services Center in San Francisco.
Kristine Yaffe, MD
March 23, 2017
The American Academy of Neurology is awarding UC San Francisco researcher Kristine Yaffe, MD, with a 2017 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases for her work in dementia research.
Elyn Saks, JD, PhD
March 22, 2017
The University of Southern California's Elyn Saks, JD, PhD, will deliver the Dr. Evelyn Lee Visiting Scholar Lecture in Cultural Competency and Diversity on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 as part of the Department of Psychiatry’s Grand Rounds series.
Marilyn Reed Lucia, MD
March 20, 2017
A special celebration of life will be held for UCSF Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (retired) Marilyn Reed Lucia, MD, on Wednesday, April 12 at 5:30 p.m. at 610 Parnassus Ave. for her groundbreaking work that led to the development of the statewide University of California child care system.

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