In the News
January 28, 2016
The research of Shira Maguen—Mental Health Director of the OEF/OIF Integrated Care Clinic and Staff Psychologist on the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinical Team—is featured in the article “How VA Health Care Outdoes Private Sector”
December 4, 2015
The Honorable Matthew S. Collier, Director of MyVA Strategic Partnerships, describes the “gold standard partnership” between NCIRE, the San Francisco VAHCS, and UCSF that has produced transformative treatments for Veterans. Take a look!
November 30, 2015
The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) announced a major gift to establish the “amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research,” which will be headquartered in UCSF’s Global Health and Clinical Sciences building at Mission Bay.
November 17, 2015
News - Paul “Bud" Bucha, a Congressional Medal of Honor Winner and Regular Speaker at NCIRE’s Annual Brain at War Conferences, Urges Viewers to Remember the Sacrifices of Veterans and their Families
November 2, 2015
Unfriendly Fire. An Article in the Current Issue of American Prospect finds that Despite Ideological Attacks, the Veterans Health Administration is a Model Public System.
October 29, 2015
Memory Complaints Linked to Dementia Diagnosis Many Years Later. Dr. Allison R. Kaup and Dr. Kristine Yaffe Discuss a Study that Followed Older Women for Nearly 20 Years.
August 11, 2015
Dr. Paul Blanc and Dr. James Brown of the SFVAMC Discuss How Drought and Wildfires in the West Affect Respiratory Health
July 20, 2015
Too Much TV Could Raise Risk of Alzheimer’s. Dr. Kristine Yaffe Discusses Study on Association Between Sedentary Lifestyles, Cognitive Performance and Risk of Dementia
July 3, 2015
Dr. Shira Maguen, Who Studies the Effects of Combat Killing on Mental Health, Discuses a Condition Similar To, But Distinct From, PTS – Moral Injury
June 19, 2015
Research by Dr. John Hixson of the Epilepsy Center of Excellence at the SFVAHCS Finds Being Part of an Online Community Helps People with Epilepsy Better Manage Their Disease
May 18, 2015
Study By Dr. Karla Kerlikowske Suggests Dense Breast Tissue Isn’t Always a High Cancer Risk
April 17, 2015
Dr. Kristine Yaffe, Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry at SFVAHCS, Comments on Report on Aging and Changes in Brain. Doesn’t Mean ‘Gloom and Doom.’
March 13, 2015
Dr. Michael Weiner, Founder of the Brain Health Registry, Discusses a Public Service Campaign to Increase Participation of Minorities in Clinical Trials Related to Cognitive Health
February 8, 2015
Pioneering AIDS Researcher Paul Volberding Reflects on First Cases in S.F. as City Strives to Eradicate Virus
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