Rimoin is an internationally recognized expert on emerging infections, global health, disease surveillance systems and vaccinations.
Gifts from the couple are supporting research on the ecology of ebony, a community-driven replanting program and rainforest restoration.
The institute will conduct research into climate change, the dynamics of gender relationships and power, the arts and countering disinformation.
Donors during the past year hailed from all 50 states and 72 nations; nearly 95% of gifts were less than $10,000.
Cushing studies the disproportionate impact of environmental exposures and climate change on low-income populations and communities of color in the U.S.
Dr. Catherine Juillard was appointed to hold the chair in general clinical surgery.
The grant is from the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation, which has generously supported the program for more than 15 years.
A new $5.15 million gift from Jarl and Pamela Mohn will endow future biennials and awards.
The couple was recognized for their advocacy, community service and support of UCLA Health’s mobile stroke care unit.
The gift marks the largest contribution to date to the Chicano Studies Research Center.
Ron Baham was “the king of north campus” in the mid-80s and recently his friends raised more than $100,000 to transform a scholarship in his name into an endowment.
Dr. Nicholas Bernthal was named the inaugural Jeffrey J. Eckardt, M.D., Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery.
The program provides financial assistance, mentoring and other support for more than 200 students.
Dr. Fady Kaldas has been named the inaugural holder of the Kelly Lee Tarantello Endowed Term Chair in Integrative Liver Transplantation.
Dr. Rachel Mednick Thompson is the inaugural chair holder.
The funds will support clinical and basic medical research under Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl, director of the UCLA Multiple Sclerosis Program.
The gift is from the estate of Lee Oetzel, who earned three degrees from UCLA, including a doctorate in psychology in 1953.
The gift, from longtime donors Maxine and Eugene Rosenfeld, supports care for older adults.
Dr. Arash Naeim, an oncologist and bioengineer, has been selected to hold the new endowed chair.
The Worker Equity Initiative will explore how government agencies and their partners help workers thrive in quality careers.
The gift will “strengthen our vibrant community of faculty and students dedicated to studying Taiwan,” said Min Zhou, director of the UCLA Asia Pacific Center.
The Ginsburg Center builds on teamwork among scientists and physicians to advance research, enhance patient care for genetic conditions.
The funds will be allocated to scholarships and COVID-19 emergency support.
“We’re proud to be assisting UCLA, which helps all people with the same high level of care,” said Mark Wittcoff.
The center, formed thanks to a $6.75 million gift, will foster artistic creativity, scholarship, performance and cultural expression.