Congratulations to our Department’s 2018 “Top Docs!”
For Public Health and General Preventive Medicine:
Linda Hill, MD, MPH
For Sports Medicine:
David Bazzo, MD (Also recently appointed President of the San Diego County Medical Society)
Alan Shahtaji, DO
Kenneth Taylor, MD
For Family Medicine:
Suraj Achar, MD
Daniel Slater, MD
(Source: San Diego Magazine 2018 “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey)
Ellen Beck, MD, Clinical Professor in the Family Medicine Division, for being named a “Woman of Valor” by the San Diego Repertory Theatre and Jewish Family Service of San Diego. Dr. Beck was celebrated for her years of leadership directing the Student-Run Free Clinic.
Dr. Maria Rosario (Happy) Araneta, PhD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology, who was recently appointed to a six-year term on the NIH “Council of Councils!” This interdisciplinary body is comprised of 27 members, selected from NIH Institutes and Centers (IC) Advisory Councils, representatives nominated by the Office of the Director program offices, and broad lay representation.
Photo caption: New Council of Council Members pictured: (back row from left) Michael Lairmore, Bruce Tromberg, Gary Koretzky; (front row from left) Jean Schaffer, Paul Kenny, DPCPSI Director and Council of Councils Chair, James Anderson, Maria Rosario Araneta, Rick Horwitz. Not pictured: Bruce Ovbiagele. (Photo Source)
Kimberly Brouwer, PhD began her appointment as Interim Chief of the Division of Global Health, as of June 1, 2018. She has been conducting global health research since joining UC San Diego over 14 years ago. Currently, she collaborates with Mexican and Guatemalan officials on research addressing substance use, HIV, and sexually transmitted infections.
Appointments & Recognition Archive