Author Archives for Wayan Kaufman

UCI to get $4 million matching pledge for Jewish studies

August 1, 2022 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on UCI to get $4 million matching pledge for Jewish studies

In the single largest donation pledge that UC Irvine has received for studies on Jewish history and culture, the university has been promised a $4 million matching gift to benefit its growing Center for Jewish Studies, university officials said Monday, Aug. 1.

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JAMA Health Affairs Publishes Integrated Framework for Achieving National Health Goals

May 31, 2022 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on JAMA Health Affairs Publishes Integrated Framework for Achieving National Health Goals

A new commentary published in JAMA Health Affairs by Bryant Adibe, MD, and Wayne Jonas, MD, Executive Director, Integrative Health Programs, introducing a new model of health-care delivery designed to address the causes of our nation’s health decline. The model reframes our focus and describes the operational processes needed for promoting health and lowering costs in the health-care system.

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Samueli Academy celebrates completion of campus construction

March 21, 2022 9:28 am Published by Comments Off on Samueli Academy celebrates completion of campus construction

It’s time to put the hard hats away at Samueli Academy. The Santa Ana-based public charter school recently completed its campus construction after a decade of a capital campaign, with the opening of a gymnasium and soccer field on the 7.1-acre campus. Samueli Academy is a program of nonprofit Orangewood Foundation, which also announced that the school’s 10-year, multiphase capital campaign is now complete. A total of $72 million was raised for the improvements.

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4 U.S. health care systems reduce costs, improve patient experience by delivering integrative care

March 10, 2022 2:13 pm Published by Comments Off on 4 U.S. health care systems reduce costs, improve patient experience by delivering integrative care

U.S. health care systems and clinics report reducing costs, improving patient experience and health, while enhancing clinician wellbeing by delivering integrative care, according to a new white paper published by The Family Medicine Education Consortium and Samueli Foundation. The Case for Delivering Whole-Person Health Care details how shifting treatment practices to a whole-person approach that integrates evidence-based conventional medicine, non-drug treatments, and self-care can help achieve far-reaching systemic improvements.

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Salvation Army’s ‘Center of Hope’ in Anaheim gets underway

February 1, 2022 11:15 am Published by Comments Off on Salvation Army’s ‘Center of Hope’ in Anaheim gets underway

By late spring 2023, the first residents may be moving into new permanent housing that will be built at the Salvation Army Orange County’s Anaheim campus. The 70 apartments and the services to be provided for those living there are intended for people emerging from homelessness who need extra help and support to get back on track. The project, which broke ground Monday, is part of the nonprofit’s long-term vision for its “Center of Hope,” which also includes emergency shelter and a substance abuse recovery program.

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UCI Shares Construction Progress of the Henry & Susan Samueli College of Health Sciences Campus

September 21, 2021 9:18 am Published by Comments Off on UCI Shares Construction Progress of the Henry & Susan Samueli College of Health Sciences Campus

UC Irvine has created a photo blog to document the progress from the ground breaking to the opening of the new Susan & Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences and the Sue & Bill Gross Nursing & Health Sciences Hall. Updated monthly, the blog includes photographs, as well as a live webcam.

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Partner News: UCLA Samueli Launches Mentor Professor Program to Enhance Equity and Diversity

July 7, 2021 2:13 pm Published by Comments Off on Partner News: UCLA Samueli Launches Mentor Professor Program to Enhance Equity and Diversity

The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering is proud to welcome three new faculty members to its growing roster of nearly 200 full-time professors. The recruitment is part of the school’s Mentor Professor Program, a new initiative designed to hire faculty with a demonstrated record of, or who show exceptional promise for, mentorship of students from underrepresented and underserved populations.

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Tel Aviv University Honors Susan and Henry Samueli for Visionary Gifts

May 20, 2021 3:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Tel Aviv University Honors Susan and Henry Samueli for Visionary Gifts

Tel Aviv University awarded an honorary doctorate, its highest honor, to Dr. Susan and Prof. Henry Samueli in recognition of their inspiring achievements in engineering, health, high-tech and business, and their shared success as philanthropists.

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