AME Stories

AME Stories

Featured AME Researcher: Elissa Hamlat, PhD

April 26, 2022
Dr. Elissa Hamlat received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. After completing her clinical internship at the University of Illinois, Chicago, she was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Dr.

COVID Cravings Drive Us To The Fridge In Search Of Comfort Food

November 30, 2020
The stress from uncertainty and major life changes due to COVID-19 have driven many to find relief through indulging in comfort foods. In a recent CBSN Bay Area interview with Juliette Goodrich, Drs. Elissa Epel and Rachel Radin from the UCSF AME Center provide insight into the science of stress...

Featured AME Researcher: Candice A. Price, PhD

October 28, 2020
Candice Price, PhD is an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Molecular Biosciences at the University of California, DavisDr.

Seasonal Self Care: Try a Matcha Latte

October 27, 2020
Drink of the Month: Matcha Latte, hot and cold!   We decided to highlight MATCHA LATTES, either hot or cold. Given the wacky climate changes, here in the Bay Area, we have experienced three fall heat waves, sometimes followed by cold days.  So now we may want hot or cold, depending on the day (...

AME Center collaborates with Department of Psychiatry to create full service website for the pandemic and climate change

October 26, 2020
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the UCSF AME Center has launched a unique site featuring emotional well-being resources.

Want to Learn Mindfulness Meditation?

March 19, 2020
Do you want to learn mindfulness meditation?  A study by The Aging, Metabolism and Emotion Lab at UCSF and EHPL lab tested the effects of 20 days of meditation on stress resilience.  Here are the 7 free meditations to use at home in the event you or a loved one is feeling

Tips and Resources to cope with COVID-19 Challenges

March 13, 2020

Featured AME Researcher: Janet Wojcicki, PhD, MPH

January 07, 2020
Janet Wojcicki, PhD, MPH, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and AME Center Faculty at the University of California, San FranciscoJanet Wojcicki is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics (and Epidemiology) with a focus on pre

Seasonal Self Care: Try this drink!

January 06, 2020
Golden Milk is an ayurvedic drink that is both anti-inflammatory, and nutritious, full of antioxidants. Enjoy this warming mix of milk or milk substitutes like almond or cashew, turmeric, and additional spices this season.  It can be sipped before bed and may offset the craving for something sweet!