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Index of Spotlights

Dr. Alpesh N. Amin, chair, UC Irvine's Department of Medicine

A welcome message from the Chair

Welcome to UC Irvine's Department of Medicine, the largest group of physicians within the university's School of Medicine.

Dr. Nimisha Parekh, director of UC Irvine Healthcare's Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Treating gut-wrenching conditions

UC Irvine's Dr. Nimisha Parekh works to make a difference in the lives of patients with debilitating inflammatory bowel diseases.

Dr. Kenneth J. Chang, UC Irvine's chief of the Division of Gastroenterology

The missionary doctor

Lessons learned caring for the poor in a Taiwan fishing village continue to inspire UC Irvine Health's Dr. Kenneth J. Chang.

Dr. Shaista Malik, director of UC Irvine's Preventive Cardiology Program

How to prevent a heart attack

To prevent a heart attack, you first must know your risk factors for heart disease, says UC Irvine cardiologist Dr. Shaista Malik.

Nathan W. Wong runs UC Irvine's Heart Disease Prevention Program

Spreading the word about heart disease

Nathan W. Wong, PhD, spreads the word about cardiovascular disease through UC Irvine's Heart Disease Prevention Program.

Dr. Sheldon Greenfield, the Donald Bren Professor of Medicine at UC Irvine, runs a thriving campus research center on health policy.

Dr. Sheldon Greenfield's big year

Dr. Sheldon Greenfield, the Donald Bren Professor of Medicine at UC Irvine, runs a thriving campus research center on global health policy.