Ralph and Sue Stern gift to support cancer center at new UCI hospital in Irvine
UCI Health is pleased to announce a new gift from longtime UCI Health friends Ralph and Sue Stern. In recognition of the family’s latest gift and their lifetime giving of more than $12.5 million to UCI Health, a cancer clinic floor located in the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Ambulatory Care building at the UCI Medical Center – Irvine will bear the names of Ralph and Sue Stern.
UCI receives $700K from the City of Santa Ana to support new initiatives for health literacy, address barriers to COVID-19 resources in vulnerable populations
Professor of epidemiology Sora Tanjasiri, DrPH, MPH, one of UCI’s two principal investigators (PIs) on the project, commented, “The City of Santa Ana’s investment shows their continued commitment to better understanding barriers to care and implementing real world strategies to improve the health and well-being of our county’s most vulnerable populations.”
UCI receives record $592 million in research funding for fiscal 2020-21
From cutting-edge research for advancing precision medicine to an innovative new effort for improving public water infrastructure to increase conservation, University of California, Irvine scholars, scientists and physicians are blazing new paths to help change the world. And their impact keeps growing. In fiscal 2020-21, which ended June 30, UCI received the most research funding in campus history: $592 million in grants and contracts.