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A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that the presence of and search for meaning in life are important for health and well-being, though the rel ...
UC San Diego Health is the first hospital in San Diego to join the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative and be recognized as Committed to Care Excellence by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement ...

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​Features Inge Holtman, PhD, Christopher Glass, MD, PhD, Nicole Coufal, MD, PhD, and Alexi Nott, PhD

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​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at University of California San Diego School of Medicine announces $3 million in research grants to explore new applications of cannabis for a number of nove ...
In the largest and most diverse genetic study of PTSD to date, scientists from UC San Diego School of Medicine and more than 130 institutions in the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium found that genetics ...

Recent Announcements & Recognitions

Dr. Igor and JoAnn GrantFrom Interim Chair Dr. Robert Anthenelli - I am saddened to inform you that JoAnn Grant, wife of Dr. Igor Grant passed away on November 21, 2019.
Read JoAnn Grant's Obituary

Dr. Maria Tiamson-KassabCongratulations to Dr. Maria Tiamson-Kassab for being elected President-elect of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.

staff at picnic
The First Annual Clinical Division Picnic for faculty and staff was held on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Read more about the picnic here.

Dr. Katherine BangenCongratulations to Dr. Katherine Bangen for being awarded the highly competitive Levitt Early Career Award in Neuropsychology. This award is given to candidates who have received their doctoral degree within the past ten years and have made a distinguished contribution to the field in neuropsychology through research, teaching and clinical work.

Dr. Kelsey ThomasCongratulations to Dr. Kelsey Thomas for receiving the Chancellor’s Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award.

Dr. Dilip JesteCongratulations to Dr. Dilip Jeste for receiving the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Scholar Mentoring.

Leslie MorlandCongratulations to Dr. Leslie Morland for being awarded the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Distinguished Mentor Award for 2019!

The Fall of 2019 issue of Triton Magazine features Dr. Jyoti Mishra and Dr. Dhakshin Ramanthan in the article, “The Physician & The Scientist”. Read the full article here.

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