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

June 14, 2017
More than 2,000 riders, walkers and runners participated in the inaugural UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Anti-Cancer Challenge...

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...

Josephine Herbert Gleis commits $5 million to Gavin Herbert Eye Institute for vision research

August 04, 2016
Philanthropist Josephine Herbert Gleis is pledging $5 million to UC Irvine Health’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute to move current eye research...

Supporters make continuing education possible for burn center team

June 03, 2016
A commitment to ongoing education keeps the staff at UC Irvine Health Regional Burn Center on the leading edge of burn care.