Dr. Richard Pan Makes Statement on Selection of Gary May as UC Davis Chancellor

February 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Dr. Richard Pan, a former UC Davis faculty member and Director of the UC Davis Pediatric Residency Program, made the following statement regarding the selection of Gary May, Ph.D. as UC Davis Chancellor:

“I am excited by the selection of Gary May, Ph.D. as the next Chancellor of UC Davis. Dr. May’s accomplishments in engineering and in promoting diversity in higher education and STEM fields will be a tremendous asset to UC Davis and the UC system. I want to thank UC President Napolitano for her commitment that the next UC Davis Chancellor will prioritize campus engagement with the Sacramento region, and I am looking forward to working with Dr. May on partnerships that will contribute significantly to the development of the Sacramento region, including the World Food Center, the Oak Park promise zone and pipeline programs to expand access to UC Davis for all students.”


Informational Video Highlights Why Californians Need a Healthy Medi-Cal System

May 23, 2017

Sacramento, CA—Just as legislative action at the federal level threaten to strip Medi-Cal coverage from vulnerable Californians, Dr. Richard Pan joined the California Coverage and Health Initiatives in recognizing the importance of access to health care in the lives of Californians. 

Measure gives researchers access to data needed to comprehensively Conduct their research on firearm violence and prevention

April 24, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 536, a measure authored by Dr. Richard Pan, to provide much-needed data to researchers affiliated with the California Firearm Violence Research Center, passed the California State Senate today on a vote of 25-13. 

April 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Dr. Richard Pan, a pediatrician and author of legislation aimed at boosting vaccine rates, hailed new data released today by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) demonstrating that, in its first year of implementation, Senate Bill 277 is raising school vaccine rates to levels not seen in a decade and a half.