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Sam Hawgood, MBBS, became UCSF’s 10th chancellor in July 2014. He had served as dean of the UCSF School of Medicine and vice chancellor for medical affairs since September 2009 after serving as interim dean beginning in December 2007. In addition to his four-decade distinguished career at UCSF, he is renowned internationally for neonatology research. A native of Australia, Chancellor Hawgood earned his medical degree with first-class honors from the University of Queensland in Brisbane. He trained in pediatrics as a resident and specialized in neonatology as a fellow.
Dr. King began his career at UCSF in 1997 as chief of medical services at San Francisco General Hospital. A physician-scientist, Dr. King’s research has focused on inflammatory and immunologic lung injury. He is best known for his pioneering work in the management of the interstitial pneumonias, a scarring process that often leads to death. His bibliography comprises more than 300 publications, and he has co-edited eight books, including the acclaimed reference book, Interstitial Lung Disease, now in its fifth edition.