News

2017

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OCT 24Executive Co-Directors Sheldon Greenfield, M.D. and Sherrie H. Kaplan, Ph.D., present "Patient-Centered Outcomes in Diabetes: Use for Value-Based Healthcare" as invited speakers to Aalborg University Hospital in Denmark.
OCT 6Zeev Kain, M.D., M.B.A, has been appointed as the new Director of Systems Redesign & Value Based Care
SEP 15John Billimek, Ph.D. is featured on WalletHub's piece about the state uninsured rates.
SEP Sherrie Kaplan, Ph.D. and Christina Rey, M.D. receives award from CHOC Children’s Research Institute for their project, “Development and Testing of Mindfulness Measures for Children with Type 1 Diabetes: Relationship to Glycemic Control and Children’s Health Related Quality of Life”.
SEP MS-BATS Travel Scholarship awarded to Harwood Garland II to present his paper, “Should Military Service Members Be Protected Under the Common Rule?", at the 2017 Pi Gamma Mu Triennial International Convention.
SEP 5Executive Co-Director Dr. Sherrie Kaplan, Ph.D. is invited to serve as a member of the National Quality Forum's Scientific Methods Panel.
AUG 20Executive Co-Director Dr. Sherrie Kaplan, Ph.D. is selected to participate on the Technical Expert Panel (TEP) for the CMS "Development of Inpatient Outcome Measures for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System" Project.

2016

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NOV 15Health Policy Research Institute directors are awarded $1.2 million by the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine to develop more effective ways for prostate cancer patients and their physicians to customize treatment.
SEP John Billimek, PhD, has been selected to receive the 2016 School of Medicine Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching Award.

2015

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DEC A study led by John Billimek, PhD, on the gender disparities in lipid management of type 2 diabetic patients received an honorable-mention recognition for the 2015 Gibbs Leadership Prize.
NOV Joint Pediatric-Urology, HPRI and MS-BATS effort clarifies treatment options for Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux in children.
NOV 17Health Affairs Blog published Dr. Sheldon Greenfield's article titled 'Rebuilding Trust In Medicine: How the Public Can Interpret Differing Guidelines'
NOV 07The UC Irvine Mobile Food Pantry has provided food for more than 11,000 Santa Ana-area residents in its first year of operation.
AUG 14Dr. Sherrie Kaplan has been selected to receive the 2015 School of Medicine Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award.
APR 11The undergraduate diabetes research team, led by Herlinda Guzman, Jessica Colin Escobar and Karla Garcia, presented an abstract to the New England Science Symposium at Harvard Medical School.

2014

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MAY 23The undergraduate diabetes research team is awarded Outstanding Presentation distinction for third year in a row at the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Symposium.

2013

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APR 02Some diabetes patients improve significantly as a result of coaching by peers, according to a UC Irvine study.

2012

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NOV 19UC Irvine's Dr. Sheldon Greenfield has been named to an advisory panel that will develop a quality improvement plan for the state's $46 billion-a-year Medi-Cal program.
JAN 24New School of Medicine master's program directed by Sherrie Kaplan is launched; the program's goal is fostering biomedical and clinical research