UC San Francisco Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, gives his first interview, after being confirmed July 17 as UCSF's 10th chancellor in a unanimous vote by the University of California Board of Regents. The appointment was effective immediately.
Hawgood, 61, whom UC President Janet Napolitano tapped for the position July 9 after an international search for a leader for the $4.2 billion health sciences campus, has served as interim chancellor since April 1, when he succeeded Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH.
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Each year the respective Nobel Committees send individual invitations to thousands of members of academies, university professors, scientists from numerous countries, previous Nobel Laureates, members of parliamentary assemblies and others, asking them to submit candidates for the Nobel Prizes for the coming year. These nominators are chosen in such a way that as many countries and universities as possible are represented over time. (source: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/nomination/)