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Chao family fights cancer with $5 million gift to UC Irvine Health

Richard Van Etten, MD, PHD, director of the UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
June 26, 2017
Renowned UC Irvine Health leukemia researchers Richard Van Etten, MD, PhD, and Susan O’Brien, MD, receive endowed chairs, made possible by a...

Chao family: silent partners in Orange County healthcare

UC Irvine donors Allen Chao and siblings
June 26, 2017
Their name may be on UC Irvine buildings, but members of the Chao family prefer working behind the scenes to improve the health of the community....

Thousands participate in inaugural Anti-Cancer Challenge to raise funds for cancer research

Cyclists cross the finish line at Angels Stadium of Anaheim at the June 11, 2017 UC Irvine Anti-Cancer Challenge.
June 14, 2017
More than 2,000 riders, walkers and runners participated in the inaugural UC Irvine Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Anti-Cancer...

Remembering Roger Steinert

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June 07, 2017
As a young ophthalmologist in the 1980s, Dr. Roger Steinert became convinced that lasers then being developed to cut and reshape eye tissue could...

Mini Med School for You

March 06, 2017
Healthcare is changing rapidly, and UC Irvine Health experts want to keep you informed of the latest developments and advances that could impact...

Longtime donors support geriatric medicine training

Laura and Joe Alfieri, longtime UC Irvine donors, have established a fellowship fund in geriatric medicine for the UC Irvine Health SeniorHealth Center.
January 20, 2017
Laura and Joe Alfieri, who are longtime UC Irvine supporters and grateful patients of the UC Irvine Health SeniorHealth Center, fund an endowment...

New fundraising leader joins UC Irvine Health

J. Christopher Smith joins UC Irvine Health Advancement as associate vice chancellor on Dec. 5, 2016.
December 05, 2016
Veteran university fundraiser J. Christopher Smith joins UC Irvine Health Advancement as associate vice chancellor, effective Dec. 5. In this...

Philanthropists donate $5 million for retinal research

Allergan founder Gavin Herbert and his wife, Ninetta, have pledged $5 million to advance retinal research at UC Irvine Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, the academic eye care center named in his honor.
November 16, 2016
Allergan founder Gavin Herbert and his wife, Ninetta, have pledged $5 million to advance retinal research at UC Irvine Health Gavin Herbert Eye...

UC Irvine Health has lasting impact on pancreatic cancer patient

UC Irvine Health pancreatic patient and donor Beth Koehler is pictured with her parents.
October 13, 2016
Pancreatic cancer patient Beth Koehler leaves a lasting legacy to UC Irvine, creating endowments to honor her parents.

Philanthropists Sue and Ralph Stern honored as 2016 UC Irvine Health Heroes

Philanthropists Sue and Ralph Stern are honored as 2016 UC Irvine Health Heroes.
October 03, 2016
Orange County philanthropists Sue and Ralph Stern were awarded UC Irvine Health’s highest honor, the 2016 UC Irvine Health Hero Awardn, in...