REPORT OF ACTIVITIES
UCSF EMERITI FACULTY ASSOCIATION
I am pleased to report that our UCSF Emeriti Fasculty Association has a new dynamic ands enthusiastic President, Michael Thaler, MD. Dr. Thaler is Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and former Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hematology, and Nutrition at UCSF. He currently lectures at the Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkeley.
We had one Executive Committee meeting, at which we discussed plans to obtain new members, speakers and activities. Two upcoming speakers have been confirmed:
1) November 29, 2012-. Dr. Barbara Koenig, Professor of Medical Anthropology & Biometrics, Institute for Health & Aging, UCSF will speak on “Interrogating the Promise of Personalized Medicine”.
2) February 8, 2013- Dr. Mitchel S. Berger, Professor and
Chairman of the Brain Tumor Research Center. UCSF, will
speak on “Brain Tumors: Current Status and Advances”.
We look forward to a more active Emeriti Faculty Association in the
We regret the passing of John Craig, Ph.D. on September 26, 2012.
John was an active member of the UCSF Emeriti Faculty Association and of CUCEA. He enjoyed a brilliant career at UCSF as chemistry professor, Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and as Associate Dean for Research in the School of Pharmacy. We will miss him very much.