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Past, Present and Future: Celebrating of 10 Years of the UCR SOM

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News from the School of Medicine

Panel of speakers at the WIMS 2023 event
Celebration of Women in Medicine and Science 2023
The School of Medicine hosted the 2023 Celebration of Women in Medicine and Science on September 12 with Shirley Malcom, PhD, the senior advisor and director of SEA Change at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), delivering the keynote address.
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Grant supports research on extreme risk of alcohol abuse among Pacific Islander young adults
To address the crisis, UC Riverside-led team will design a culturally tailored group-based intervention
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Ann arm is seen receiving the COVID 19 vaccine
Updated COVID-19 vaccines explained
Vaccine expert David Lo at UC Riverside says there are no contraindications to taking the flu and COVID vaccines together
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Study reports discovery of new cell type in thymus
UC Riverside biomedical scientists say the cells are like M cells in the gut and airways
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Are we right to be frightened of brain worms?
Has the news about an Australian woman with a living, wriggling roundworm in her brain got you spooked?  After experiencing abdominal pain and night sweats that developed into forgetfulness and depression, the 64-year-old woman was sent to a hospital. An MRI scan did reveal something unusual in her brain, but the roundworm was not discovered until the surgeon peered into her skull. 
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Evita Limon Rocha
Limon-Rocha Named Chair of SOM Admissions Committee
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Djurdjica Coss in lab
Coss Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development
The UC Riverside Office of Research and Economic Development (AVC-RED) has named School of Medicine Biomedical Sciences researcher Djurdjica Coss, PhD as  associate vice chancellor. Her official start date is slated for September 1, 2023.
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Tim Collins in front of the Citrus Tower lobby
Serving the Community through UCR Health
Growing up as a lifeguard in Long Beach, Timothy J. Collins, EdD, MHA, FACHE, EMT, always wondered what happened to people after he rescued them from the water. This curiosity led to his lifelong medical career, including serving as an emergency medical technician and other roles that focused on improving health in the community.  
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