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Ranjita Raghavan performing aerial acrobatics in scrubs

From Aerial Performance to Podcasting, Global Emergency Medicine Fellow Brings Talents and Enthusiasm for Teaching to UCSF Fresno

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on November 29, 2023
Dr. Ranjita Raghavan performing aerial acrobatics. Photo by: Rowan Metnzer
Paulette Ginier standing outside hospital

UCSF Fresno Physician Making a Difference Caring for Veterans

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on November 07, 2023

Danielle Campagne, MD, Named Chief of Emergency Medicine at UCSF Fresno

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on October 24, 2023
Danielle Campagne, MD, FACEP, has been named Chief of Emergency Medicine at UCSF Fresno and Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine at the UCSF School of Medicine. Dr. Campagne has adeptly served as Interim Chief of Emergency Medicine since August 2022. Her appointment as Chief is effective Oct. 16, 2023. 

Up Close: UCSF SJV PRIME Class of 2027 Starts Medical School Ready to Address Health Disparities

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on October 19, 2023
Tou Bee Thao, first-year UCSF SJV PRIME medical student, talks with an elder at a Hmong Health and Culture Fair organized by SJV PRIME students at Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Ministries on July 8. 

UCSF Fresno Doctors Academy Accepting Applications for the 2024-2025 School Year

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on September 29, 2023
The UCSF Fresno Doctors Academy is accepting applications for programs at Caruthers and Sunnyside high schools. The Doctors Academy is a school-within-a-school academic program for students interested in careers in health and medicine.
Research assistant preparing study samples

UCSF Fresno Clinical Research Center Ramps Up, Ready to Oversee More Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Trials and Studies

By Lucero Benitez, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on September 25, 2023
Renee Amavizca prepares samples for the DREAM Study. 

New UCSF Fresno Valley Fever Research Registry Provides Important Tool for Researchers

By Kathleen Smith, Development and Alumni Affairs, UCSF Fresno, [email protected] on September 24, 2023
Valley fever (Coccidioidomycosis) is a lung infection caused by breathing the microscopic spores of the Coccidioides fungus that grow in soil. The fungus is endemic in the San Joaquin Valley and other parts of California and the southwestern United States. The number of reported Valley fever cases...

Inspire Interview with Lucero Guadalupe Benitez Vega

September 24, 2023
UCSF Fresno’s success and growth are a direct result of the dedication and inspiration of our faculty, staff, residents, fellows, students, alumni, partners, donors and friends. In each issue of Focus, we introduce you to the people who contribute to the greatness of UCSF Fresno through informal...

UCSF Fresno Recognition Fall 2023

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on September 24, 2023
Kudos

UCSF Fresno Names Vipul Jain, MD, Chief of Medicine

September 20, 2023
Vipul Jain, MD
Doctor and patient

Up Close: Liver Transplant Patient Credits UCSF Fresno Hepatologist with Saving His Life

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on September 12, 2023
L to R: Marina Royman, MD, and patient Rick Amparan
Doctor in hospital

UCSF Fresno Ob/Gyn Welcomes First Fellow Focused on Providing Care in Underserved Areas

By Lucero Benitez, UCSF Fresno Office of Communications, [email protected] on September 02, 2023
Cima Maliakal, MD, UCSF HEAL fellow at UCSF Fresno
Group of people recognizing Valley Fever Awareness Month

Up Close: UCSF Fresno Infectious Diseases Specialist Helps Promote Awareness of Valley Fever

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on August 08, 2023
Fresno County Board of Supervisors top row (L to R) Steve Brandau, Brian Pacheco, Chairman Sal Quintero, Nathan Magsig, Buddy Mendes. Bottom row (L to R) Joe Prado, Fresno County Department of Public Health, Geetha Sivasubramanian, MD, UCSF Fresno; Rob Pu
Student examining ear

California Invests in Medical Scholars Program including a Pathway at UCSF Fresno

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on August 02, 2023
SJV-MedBridge students at orientation at UCSF Fresno California Invests in Medical Scholars Program including a Pathway at UCSF Fresno to Help Address Growing Shortages in Health Care 

UCSF Fresno Recognition

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on July 19, 2023
L to R: Aalam Sohal, MD, and Marin Roytman, MD  L: Hunza Chaudhry, MD              
Raj Amin, MD

Inspire Interview with Amin Raj, MD

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on July 19, 2023
UCSF Fresno’s success and growth are a direct result of the dedication and inspiration of our faculty, staff, residents, fellows, students, alumni, partners, donors and friends. In each issue of Focus, we introduce you to the people who contribute to the greatness of UCSF Fresno through informal...
Group of medical students

UCSF Fresno Celebrates SJV PRIME Day

By Kathleen Smith, Development and Alumni Relations, UCSF Fresno on July 19, 2023
As a regional campus of the UCSF School of Medicine, UCSF Fresno recruits and trains future physicians to address the unique health needs of the region’s diverse and underserved populations through the UCSF San Joaquin Valley Program in Medical Education (SJV PRIME).
Medical students in Hmong cultural attire

Up Close: Hmong Health and Culture Fair in Fresno Organized by UCSF SJV PRIME Students

By Lucero Benitez, UCSF Fresno Office of Communications, [email protected] on July 19, 2023
 
Cardiology and vascular health screening volunteers

UCSF Fresno Vascular and Cardiology Physicians Screen Patients in Central Valley “Cardiovascular Deserts”

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on July 18, 2023
Heart and vascular screening team including UCSF Fresno's Leigh Ann O'Banion, MD, (left, first row) and Teresa Daniele, MD (second from right, first row).
Coccidiomycosis photomicrograph magnified 500X. Photo: CDC

Prevalence of Valley Fever in San Joaquin Valley Subject of Research at UCSF Fresno

By Barbara Anderson, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on July 18, 2023
 

UCSF Fresno Celebrates the Class of 2023, New Doctors for the Central Valley and California

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 22, 2023
It takes 11 years or more to produce a practicing physician after high school, depending on the specialty.
Doctor in white coat

2023 UCSF Fresno Graduate Profile: Victoria Green, MD

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 17, 2023
UCSF Fresno celebrated the 2023 Resident and Fellow Commencement on June 15. Victoria Green, MD, completed a three-year residency training program in Internal Medicine and is staying to complete a three-year UCSF Fresno Gastroenterology Fellowship.

2023 UCSF Fresno Graduate Profile: Maria Mihara, MD, FAWM

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 16, 2023
UCSF Fresno celebrated the 2023 Resident and Fellow Commencement on June 15. Marie Mihara, MD, FAWM, was among the graduates. Dr. Mihara completed a three-year Family and Community Medicine residency at UCSF Fresno. After graduation, she will join the faculty in the UCSF Fresno Family and Community...

2023 UCSF Fresno Graduate Profile: Brandon J. Croft, MD

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 15, 2023
UCSF Fresno will celebrate the 2023 Resident and Fellow Commencement on June 15. Brandon J. Croft, MD, is completing a three-year residency training program in Internal Medicine at UCSF Fresno. After graduation, he will continue his education in the three-year UCSF Fresno Pulmonary and Critical...
Doctor in white coat

2023 UCSF Fresno Graduate Profile: Tania Zavalza Jimenez, MD

By Brandy Ramos Nikaido, UCSF Fresno Communications, [email protected] on June 14, 2023
UCSF Fresno will celebrate the 2023 Resident and Fellow Commencement on June 15. Tania Zavalza Jimenez, MD, is completing a three-year residency training program at UCSF Fresno in Family and Community Medicine. After graduation, she will stay on as faculty in the Family and Community Medicine...

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