Associate Dean for Research

Michael W. Peterson, MD, MACP

Michael W. Peterson, MD, MACP

UCSF Fresno Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education and Research

Y. Frank and Roxie Moradian Chair in Medicine

UCSF Professor of Medicine

Assistant Dean For Research

Eyad Almasri, MD

Eyad Almasri, MD

Assistant Dean for Research, UCSF Fresno

UCSF Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF Fresno Department of Internal Medicine

Pulmonary Critical Care

Sleep Medicine

Research By Department

UCSF Diversity

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At UCSF Fresno, all residents and fellows in training are also involved in research activities including clinical, translational and population-based research. UCSF Fresno faculty are engaged in research in multiple specialties across all clinical departments. Quality Improvement projects are also underway and both research and Q.I. projects are presented at local, regional and national conferences annually.

Clinical Trials

Dozens of clinical trials, both industry and government sponsored, are being conducted at UCSF Fresno. Clinical trials provide San Joaquin Valley patients access to cutting-edge therapies for a range of illnesses, including stroke, heart failure, diabetes, pneumonia, influenza, Valley Fever, pulmonary hypertension, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, cancers of the lungs, blood, lymphatics, breast and bladder, and many other diseases. Click here to see a list of Clinical Trials currently underway. For information on enrolling patients in clinical trials, please email:

Student Research Volunteers

UCSF Fresno has numerous research projects that provide opportunities for students to gain valuable exposure in the biomedical field. To learn more about research volunteer opportunities at UCSF Fresno, click here.