Playing computer-based physical therapy games can help people with Parkinson’s disease improve their gait and balance, according to a new pilot study led by the UCSF School of Nursing and Red Hill Studios, a California gaming software developer.
More than half the subjects in the three-month research project showed small improvements in walking speed, balance and stride length.
Nursing student Brandie Hollinger is among hundreds of students, across all professional schools, who attended new student orientation with the Chancellor and all Deans. See the video and join in their introductions.
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, delivered the State of the University address on October 4, 2011.
The chancellor shared her vision and goals for UCSF for the next three years. She also reviewed major developments, discussed the challenges facing UCSF and outlined how we plan to overcome them.
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH (pictured at right) introduced a two-day event for the School of Nursing community. Called by Dean David Vlahov, RN, PhD, the Rally was an opportunity for faculty and staff to address the future of UCSF School of Nursing.
Former Dean, Kathy Dracup, RN, DNSc, FAAN, received a “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Heart Failure Society of America this morning, September 19, 2011, at their 15th Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston. The award is “In recognition of her life-long significant and sustained commitment to the field of heart failure”.