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An innovative San Francisco program of community choirs for older adults found that singing in a choir reduced loneliness and increased interest in life, but did not improve cognition or physical function, according to a study by researchers at UC…
Three School of Nursing faculty are among the 195 nurse leaders inducted into the 2018 class of new fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) at the organization’s annual policy conference in Washington, D.C. this month. Congratulations to…
Alumna and Clinical Professor of Community Health Systems Marilyn Chow, RN, DNS, FAAN, has been named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). Chow will receive AAN’s highest honor for her contributions to nursing workforce issues,…
More than 30 new faculty members have joined the School of Nursing since July 2017, and we’d like to extend a warm welcome. Community Health Systems: Katelyn Brady, MSN, RN; Nicole Collman, MS, RN, NP; Sandra Domeracki, NP, RN, MSN, BSN; Orlando…
Associate Professor of Community Health Systems Glenn-Milo Santos , PhD, MPH, has published an article, “Prevalence and correlates of hazardous alcohol consumption and binge drinking among men who have sex with men (MSM) in San Francisco,” in the…
2014 Health Policy Nursing master’s graduate Lindsay Sandberg , MS, legislative director for the American Nurses Association California (ANA-C), recently accepted an award on ANA-C’s behalf from the California legislature in celebration of National…
The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences welcomes Stacy Torres, PhD, as a new assistant professor! Dr. Torres is an ethnographer who specializes in aging and the life course, gender, family, health/mental health and urban sociology. She is…
California Governor Edmund Brown Jr. has appointed Professor Emerita Barbara Burgel, RN, PhD, FAAN, to the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. Dr. Burgel, who retired in 2017, taught in the School for 36 years, in both the…
Laura Wagner , PhD, RN, FAAN, associate professor of Community Health Systems , was the inaugural Silvestri Endowed Lecture Speaker at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Nursing on August 2, 2018.
Marlene Thompson, MS, a 2018 graduate of the Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program, graciously shared with us her summer visit to Japan and her trip to Tokyo’s Soka University. “This summer I travelled to Japan in celebration…