News in 2017

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UC Irvine Medical Center attains “Baby-Friendly” designation for promoting healthy breastfeeding

December 21, 2017
UC Irvine Medical Center has earned recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility from Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. The Baby-Friendly...

OC Medical Association recognizes 150 UCI Health doctors as "Physicians of Excellence"

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December 21, 2017
The 2018 Orange County Medical Association's "Physicians of Excellence" list in the January edition of Orange Coast magazine includes more than 150...

UC Irvine review points to long-term negative impact of high protein diets

November 02, 2017
High protein diets may lead to long-term kidney damage among those suffering from chronic chronic kidney disease, according to research led by UC...

Can you get the herpes virus by testing lipstick samples?

October 31, 2017
IN THE NEWS: Can you get the herpes virus by trying on a lipstick sample? Yes, but it's highly unlikely, UCI Health dermatologist Dr. Janellen...

Maternal-fetal experts smooth the way for the most challenging pregnancies

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October 04, 2017
Jamila Jackson thought she would never have children. Because of her medical history, Jackson’s obstetrician-gynecologist realized she would...

Sheryl Crow to headline UC Irvine Anti-Cancer Challenge Celebration Concert

August 21, 2017
Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow will headline the “Anti-Cancer Challenge Celebration Concert” at UCI on Oct. 21 to benefit the UC...

UC Irvine Medical Center among America's Best Hospitals for 17th consecutive year

August 08, 2017
For the 17th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has recognized UC Irvine Medical Center as one of “America’s Best...

Retina specialist Baruch Kuppermann named chair of UC Irvine's Department of Ophthalmology

UCI Health retina specialist Dr. Baruch Kuppermann, MD, PhD, is named chair of the UC Irvine School of Medicine's Department of Ophthalmology and director of the UC Irvine Gavin Herbert Eye Institute.
July 26, 2017
Retina specialist Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD, is named chair of the UC Irvine School of Medicine's Department of Ophthalmology and director of...

Brain tumor expert Dr. Daniela Bota battles the recurrence of glioblastomas

UCI Health brain tumor expert Daniela Bota, picutred in her lab, has extensive research underway to develop better treatments for brain cancer.
July 20, 2017
UCI Health brain tumor expert Dr. Daniela Bota tells CBS Los Angeles about research underway that raise hope for treatments to combat...

Chao family fights cancer with $5 million gift to UCI Health

Richard Van Etten, MD, PHD, director of the UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
June 26, 2017
Renowned UCI Health leukemia researchers Richard Van Etten, MD, PhD, and Susan O’Brien, MD, receive endowed chairs, made possible by a...