Three researchers from the University of California, San Francisco have been named 2022 Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific association and publisher of an influential family of science journals.
Selection to the AAAS is one of science’s highest honors, recognizing not only significant contributions to research, but also teaching, mentoring, fostering collaboration, and advancing public understanding of science.
Fellows are elected annually by the AAAS Council, a governing body run by the organization’s members. This year, 508 scientists, engineers and innovators from 24 fields were selected. They are scheduled to be inducted into the Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Washington DC in June.
UCSF Fellows include:
Dr. Judith Orbach
Dr. Judith Orbach, a sociologist who studies the social determinants of health. She is her HIV/AIDS response and gender expert. Auerbach is a sociologist, independent science and policy consultant, and adjunct professor at the UCSF School of Medicine. She has also worked as a consultant for government agencies, non-profit organizations, advocacy groups, and universities.
Auerbach has overseen research and evaluation at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and public policy at amfAR (Foundation for AIDS Research). From 1995 until 2003, he worked across the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in scientific and budgetary research on his AIDS research in the social, behavioral, and preventive sciences, and on his AIDS research as it relates to women and girls. oversaw the development of the priorities of
She has worked in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine, and was the lead author of the 1994 book-length report. AIDS and action: an integrated approach.
Atul Butte, MD, PhD
Atul Butte, MD, PhD, is a prominent biomedical bioinformatics researcher who builds computational tools for developing diagnostic, therapeutic, and disease insights. He is his Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Biotechnology and Therapeutic Sciences, Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF, Director of the UCSF Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute, and Director of the University of California Health System (UC Health ) is the chief of his data and his scientist.
Bute was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2015. In 2013, he was recognized by the Obama administration as his White House Champion for Open Science Transformation for advancing science through open data.
Bute is an inventor on 24 patents and co-founded 3 companies. Carmenta, who was acquired by Progenity and discovered a method for diagnosing pregnancy complications. NuMedii discovers new uses for drugs through open access molecular data.
Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSc, MAS, MBA, MLS
Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSc, MAS, MBA, MLS, is a professor of neurology, vice president of UCSF, and chief of staff for the San Francisco Veterans Health System, overseeing a network of care for approximately 70,000 people. I’m here. Bay Area Veteran.
His research focuses on improving stroke outcomes in vulnerable, underserved populations, and he has led NIH-funded studies on stroke in the United States and sub-Saharan Africa. doing. He has won numerous awards and is an editor-in-chief. American Heart Association Journal (JAHA).
Ovbiagele is an elected member of the American Clinical and Climatological Association, the Association of American Physicians, and the National Academy of Medicine, and an elected Fellow of the World Academy of Sciences, World Stroke Organization, American Academy of Neurology, and the American Heart Association. He is a graduate of the Royal College of Medicine, the Royal Society of Public Health and the African Academy of Sciences.