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Keeping Our Children Healthy During the Spread of Covid-19

By uclahealth • March 19, 2020

Jim James, an engineer, husband, and father of two teenagers, has always been a “look on the brightside” kind of guy.

So it was no surprise when he was diagnosed with advanced melanoma in 2018 that he remained positive and grateful to everyone who crossed his path.

“There really wasn’t ever a moment that I wasn’t staying [...]

By Denise Heady • February 28, 2020

“We’re having all the Big Sibs and Little Sibs come together to make Valentine’s Day cards and eat cookies,” explains Lauren Matsuno (not pictured), a second-year student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The Big Sib/Little Sib program matches incoming students or Little Sibs, to second-year students, [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2020

“I originally came for the cookies, but then I thought maybe I should make a card,” reveals Kadrius Burgess, a second-year student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. “I’m making cards for two of my friends, Tracy and Amy. They’re the two people I’m closest with [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2020

“I’m six cards deep and going strong,” laughs Nardeen Dawood, a second-year medical student making Valentine’s Day cards. “I started out making one or two, but I realized I should make cards for more of my friends. I’m trying to spread some love on Valentine’s Day. I’m going to [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2020

“I received a bunch of Valentine’s Day cards. I’m so lucky,” grins Shaz Moghadam (Pictured 2nd from right), a first-year student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. “They’re from my closest friends here, but I consider them my family. We all met during intro week, and I’m [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2020

The outpouring of grief from all corners of the United States following the death in January of retired basketball star Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven other people likely wasn’t just about the loss of these nine people, say UCLA experts in loss and bereavement. For some people, the [...]

By uclahealth • February 5, 2020

“We’re having a fall Thanksgiving meal on top of a food drive for the Bruin Shelter,” says Kate Paulsen, a fourth-year student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, enjoying the Fall [...]

By uclahealth • November 27, 2019

“The Student Affairs Office is actually serving the students during the Fall Gathering as a way to give back,” reflects Karen Chan, an academic support advisor at the David [...]

By uclahealth • November 27, 2019

“The Fall Feast is an event we look forward to every year,” reveals Aurora Reyes (not pictured) Director for Career Development and Wellbeing at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

By uclahealth • November 27, 2019