Hiroko Minami, UCSF Doctor of Nursing Science (DNS) graduate ’82, and President of the Kochi University in Kochi City Japan, recently visited UCSF to sign a Memorandum of Agreement between UCSF and Kochi (for exchange of research, students, and/or faculty), and to explore development of a network of scholars on disaster nursing.
Because of Dean Vlahov’s parallel role in New York City after 9/11, he and Dr. Minami were natural collaborators.
An announcement by the UCSF Institute for Health Policy Studies:
Winner of our Hal Luft Award for Mentoring in
Health Services and Health Policy Research is
Ruth E. Malone, RN, PhD, Professor and Chair
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Nursing and
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, School of Medicine
More than 100 million Americans suffer from migraines, arthritis and other chronic pain conditions with an annual economic toll of nearly $600 billion in medical bills and lost productivity. To help address this problem, Congress directed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Affordable Care Act, to create a new Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee. Its members, announced Feb.
Helen Marie Martin, RN, MS, FNP, died in a tragic accident on Friday, January 20th, 2012. She was the Clinical Director at Valencia Health Services (VHS)--a pediatric practice formerly co-sponsored by UCSF School of Nursing--from 1999 until its transition to the Mission Neighborhood Health Center in December 2009.
Patricia Dennehy, RN, DNP, FNPC, has been selected to be one of five recipients for the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award this year.