The inauguration of Asian American and Pacific Island Heritage Month in the United States ensued from a conversation that Frank Horton, a representative from New York, had with a Capitol Hill staffer, Jeannie Jew, who brought the idea to him over 15 years before it was authorized by former President Jimmy Carter on March 28th, 1979. It was initially dated for the first week of May due to two historical reasons: 1) It commemorated the first known Japanese immigrant to the U.S.
Cayce Shaw, a 3rd year Rehab Science PhD candidate in Dena Dubal's lab, was awarded a poster prize at the 2022 Bay Area Aging Meeting (BAAM). This meeting is dedicated towards furthering our understanding of aging biology. Her poster was titled "Aging Awakens the Transcription of the Inactive X Chromosome in the Female Hippocampus".
(Pictured Left to Right: PI, Dr. Dena Dubal and Cayce Shaw)
At the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in PT virtual Spring Symposium 2022 entitled From Evidence to Clinical Practice, students, faculty, and keynote speakers updated peers, alumni and clinicians from the community in current evidence supporting physical therapy clinical practice. The event is the culminating experience for third-year DPT students who presented their evidence-based reviews and meta analyses.
On Feb. 28, first-year DPT students and their friends and family, faculty members, and alumni gathered virtually for the Class of 2024 UCSF/SFSU DPT White Coat Ceremony. The ceremony marks the beginning of students’ clinical careers as they start their first full-time clinical rotations.