UCSF Dentistry's Daniel A. Collins Honored at Black History Month Celebration

Dental students, alumni, faculty and staff joined a diverse UCSF-wide contingent in celebrating the pioneering life and work of Daniel A. Collins, DDS, MDS, the first African-American member of the UCSF School of Dentistry faculty, at a gala Black History Month celebration in the Kalmanovitz Library’s Lange Room on Feb. 17.

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Office of Diversity and Outreach Hires a CARE Advocate

UC San Francisco’s Office of Diversity and Outreach has hired Denise Caramagno as the University’s care advocate. Effective Feb. 19, she will provide crisis intervention and ongoing support at UCSF to survivors of sexual assault and sexual violence and help them access campus and community resources such as counseling, emergency housing and academic accommodations.

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People with Disabilities find Work with New San Francisco Program

In the bright halls of the UCSF Medical Center, Jason carts lab specimens from the nurse’s station while two floors up Matt preps reports for Radiology. Across the building, in the Cafeteria, Roxanne serves Dim Sum to hospital staff while Annie busses tables. Each job is unique and requires a specific skill-set, and each job is being performed by a person with disabilities.

This is Toolworks’ Project SEARCH program at work

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