Combined Health Agencies Honors Four UC San Diego Health Heroes

Brain stimulation surgery for patients with Parkinson’s disease; promoting liver health on a national level; leading one of the nation’s top ALS clinics; and designing a law that protects the rights of students with epilepsy: these are significant reasons why four UC San Diego School of Medicine doctors were honored during the 18th annual Combined Health Agencies Health Hero Awards … Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom


Dr. Rohit LoombaAmong the Health Heroes honored is Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology.

Loomba was recognized for his national and local contributions to community health through the American Liver Foundation. He was elected to the foundation’s national board of directors in December 2011.

He is also an assistant professor in the epidemiology division of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine.