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Back in the Race: How Dr. Steve Garfin Saved A Life

  • Posted onMay 10, 2021

Dave Love has been an active athlete his entire life, running some 50 marathons and completing no fewer than 20 full Ironman Triathlons — including the Ironman World Championship in Kona, HI, seven times —

Focus, Determination, and a Commitment to Scientific Innovation

  • Posted onMar 1, 2021

For Joan Levis, her daughter Chloe’s struggle with Crohn’s disease transformed her into a keen fundraiser, a researcher and an advocate for those with “hidden” chronic diseases that are not well understood by most people. It also inspired her to support leading-edge research in Crohn’s disease treatment taking place at UC San Diego, where Chloe’s seven-year battle with the disease finally changed course.

More Than Just Excellent Cancer Care

  • Posted onMar 1, 2021

After a long career leading billion-dollar sales organizations for major media outlets including FOX Television and Discovery Communications, Bill McGowan was enjoying his retirement, splitting his time between New York City and La Jolla, when a diagnosis of esophageal cancer caught him by surprise.

Journey Continues for Physician Alumnus

  • Posted onFeb 12, 2021

Albin Leong, MD ’77, has lived quite the journey. He grew up in a small town near the coast of Oregon. With the passing of his father, his last surviving parent, during his senior year

An Active Life, Restored

  • Posted onFeb 10, 2020

Experiencing the benefits of highly specialized orthopedic surgery at UC San Diego Health   Sixty-five-year-old San Diegan Mark Collins enjoys meeting up with his hiking buddies once a week for a long local hike. Many