Community Engagement

Tung Nguyen Honored with a Chancellor Award for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership

Differences Matter Co-Leader of the Research Action Group for Equity is Honored with a Chancellor Award for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership

City Visions: Are sugary drinks a public health hazard?

via NPR Radio 

Last week, researchers at UCSF published a study showing that a ban on sugary drinks at work has significant positive health effects, from a smaller waist size to improved insulin resistance to lower cholesterol.

Promoting Drinking Water to Improve Bay Area Health

Final report from the Drinking Water Promotion Project (DWAPP)

SFBay CRN 4th Annual Meeting Report

Creating research partnerships at the intersection of community, clinical practice, and public policy.

Awards Highlight Partnerships Between UCSF, Community That Promote Health Equity

Arborist Apprentice Internship Program CCE Partnerships Celebration Awardee


Note: CTSI is the administrative home of Center for Community Engagement.

San Francisco Bay Collaborative Research Network: Building Partnerships for Research In Practice Improvement and Population Health

More than 125 researchers and healthcare leaders gathered at UC San Francisco’s Mission Bay Campus on May 11 to network and share opportunities to build research partnerships that can transform health care outcomes in our diverse Bay Area communities. The occasion marked the third annual stakeholder meeting of the San Francisco Bay Area Collaborative Research Network.

Partnership Develops Ambitious Public Health Policies on Sugar, Alcohol and Children’s Dental Health

By Laura Kurtzman via UCSF.edu

UC San Francisco has worked strategically with community partners in the San Francisco Health Improvement Partnership (SFHIP) to enact high-impact policies, such as banning sugar-sweetened beverages from hospitals, to improve public health and reduce health inequities in the city, according to a new article published by the organization.

Access to Free Drinking Water in SF Neighborhoods Driven by New Partnership

Dave Lieberman fills his water bottle at a water bottle filling station in Millberry Union at UCSF's Parnassus campus
Dave Lieberman, a field mechanic at Scoot Networks, fills his water bottle at a water bottle r

San Francisco Health Improvement Partnership Unveils Results of Community Needs Assessment

The Honorable Edwin Lee (right), mayor of the City and County of San Francisco, introduces Warren Browner, MD, MPH, chair of the San Francisco section of the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, at the 2016 SFHIP Community Health Needs Assessment breakfast on September 27, 2016.
The Honorable Edwin Lee (right), mayor of the City and County of San Francisco, introduces Warren Browner, MD, MPH, chair of the San Francisco section of the Hospital Coun

CTSI Spotlight: Wylie Liu

Spotlight series highlights the faculty and staff who make CTSI's work possible.

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