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2022 Annual Report
July 4, 2022

Transforming Public Health

Leveraging its existing research strengths and building on a rich history of public health and preventive medicine, on Sept. 19, 2019, University of California San Diego established the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, joining the School of Medicine and the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences as the third school on the Health Sciences…
2022 Annual Report
June 7, 2022

Educating Outside the Box

As an emergency management coordinator at UC San Diego Health, Ana Arevalo helps the hospital system prepare for the unexpected — such as pandemics, power outages and mass causality events — by conducting trainings and exercises that reveal gaps and strengths in day-to-day operations.
2022 Annual Report
May 7, 2022

Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Applying the principles of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) within the walls of the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego may lead to more inclusive and healthier work and learning environments, but learning to apply these to the practice of public health is another undertaking altogether.
2022 Annual Report
April 4, 2022

21st Century Science

Whether helping adults transition to living in their community after being released from the California prison system or designing the first nationally representative survey of CBD users, the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science is leveraging existing research strengths at UC San Diego to build programs that address key 21st century public health challenges.
2022 Annual Report
March 5, 2022

Built to Serve

Public health is a commitment to the community. Tested frameworks for prevention, sustainability and innovation are applied to serve the greater good. Diverse arrays of leaders, students and stakeholders come together to pool their expertise, share their resources and improve outcomes. Collaboration is key.
Dr. Cheryl Anderson headshot.
2022 Annual Report
February 6, 2022

Charting a Strategic Path

During the ’21-’22 academic year, our country faced serious public health challenges that included gun violence, infant formula shortage, forced migration and the continued strain on our health by the COVID-19 pandemic. More than ever, we need to: change public health policy; educate the community on timely public health issues; train future public health professionals; conduct research on 21st century…