UCSF Emeriti Faculty Association
Report to CUCEA of activities, Oct 2014-April 2015
Luncheon meetings and speakers
The UCSF EFA sponsors 3 free speaker/luncheons annually.
On Nov 7, 2014, Prof. Emeritus
of Anatomy Peter Ralston presented a lecture on “What’s
New in Human Evolution? EVERYTHING!!! “. Ralston’s talk described current advances
in this exciting and rapidly “evolving” field.
On March 6, 2015, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Melvin Heyman, spoke on “Mission to Misson Bay”. Heyman described the challenges and opportunities presented by the recent move of the Departments of Pediatrics, Women’s Health, and Oncology from the Parnassus campus to the new Beniof Children’s Hospital in Mission Bay.
The 3rd EAF luncheon will be in May, 2015. Speaker:TBA
UCSF Dickson Emeritus/a Professorship Award
Three recipients have been selected for 2015 Awards, they are:
Kathleen Puntillo, RN, PhD, FAAN, FCCM
Professor Emerita, School of Nursing
Project: Translating research into practice: palliation of thirst in Intensive Care Unit patients.
Louis F. Reichardt, PhD
Professor Emeritus School of Medicine (Physiology)
Project: Web production of videos illustrating scientific approaches to major medical challenges through collaboration with iBioSeminars.
Robert H. Levin, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP
School of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy)
Project: Implementation of California SB 493 for students, residents, faculty and alumni.
UCSF 150th Anniversary
UC San Francisco celebrates its 150-year anniversary with a series of events throughout 2014-15. From the Gold Rush to the birth of biotech and the ongoing expansion to a new campus at Mission Bay, UCSF has played an integral role in San Francisco’s history and has assumed a leadership position in the transformation of health worldwide.
Alumni Excellence Awards. As part of the anniversary celebrations, UCSF has recognized 150 alumni with Excellence Awards. Fourteen emeriti are among the recipients: Adele E. Clarke, PhD, Nancy Milliken, MD, Nancy N. Byl, PhD, PT, Paul Ekman, PhD, Marilyn E. Flood, RN, PhD, George A. Gregory, MD, Jane Elizabeth Hirsch, RN, MS, Robert H. Levin, PharmD, Marilyn C. Savedra, DNS, Harold E. Varmus, MD, Sally Heller Rankin, RN, PhD, Don Ganem MD, and Marylin Reed Lucia MD. The EFA will launch its Legacy Project with videotaped interviews of the 14 honorees. The videotapes and transcripts will be archived in the Special Collections section of the UCSF Library for use by historians, other scholars and the media.
UCSF Alumni Weekend Retirees and Emeriti Reception
A reception jointly sponsored by the UCSF Retirees and Emeriti Associations will take place Friday, May 29, 2015, 5pm – 6:30 pm at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. The reception will feature socializing and updates from representatives of each Association. Following the reception, attendees are invited to the All-Alumni Kickoff Wine Tasting and Reception, 6:30-8:30 pm.