Summer 2006

Appointments and Awards


Holger Willenbring, M.D.
Assistant Professor in Residence
Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology

Jessica Gosnell, M.D.
Assistant Professor in Residence
General Surgery

Rochelle Dicker, M.D.
Assistant Professor in Residence
Trauma and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital

Honors and Awards

Nancy Ascher, M.D., Ph.D., received the annual Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology at ceremonies honoring Dr. Starzl's 80th birthday on March 10 at the University of Pittsburgh. Ascher, professor and chair of surgery at UCSF, is a past president of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.

Related Information

News Releases

UCSF Heart Transplants Cited for Excellence
The UCSF Heart and Vascular Center has been designated a center of excellence in heart transplants by Blue Cross and Blue Shield in California.

UCSF Medical School Among Nation's Best
The UCSF School of Medicine is among the nation's top 10 medical schools in seven of eight specialty programs in an annual ranking of U.S. News & World Report.

UCSF Receives Stem Cell Training Funds
UCSF and 15 other California institutions received the first year of funding for a three-year program to train stem cell scientists.