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By Milenko Martinovich and Katherine Tam/March 2021 The COVID-19 public health crisis has dramatically altered every facet of daily life, from public health and the economy to social norms and cultural traditions. Researchers at the UCSF School of…
UCSF School of Nursing professors (from left), Linda Franck, Abbey Alkon, Valerie Yerger and Ruth Malone are working on state-funded projects designed to better the health of Californians. By Milenko Martinovich/March 2021 Fulfilling the diverse…
(Photo credit: Elisabeth Fall) By Milenko Martinovich/March 2021 Once a week, UCSF postdoctoral scholar Anna Oh visits the Colma Veterans Village, a housing center near San Francisco, where a new initiative has launched to help aging veterans who are…
By Katherine Tam The UCSF School of Nursing is the top public recipient of 2020 federal research funding, capturing $11.5 million in competitive grants that fuel research aimed at transforming human health and health care. The School is ranked No. 1…
By Milenko Martinovich The School's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program emphasizes applying science to improve patient care while the PhD program develops innovative researchers to unearth scientific discoveries. (Photo credits: Barbara Ries…
By Milenko Martinovich More than half of Californians suffering from mental health issues are not receiving the psychiatric care they need. Within the next decade, the state is expected to see the number of psychiatrists decline by 34 percent. A bold…
The intersection of music and health is a burgeoning area of interest, with new opportunities for exploration and understanding. To promote research and public awareness in this area, the National Endowment for the Arts is partnering with the…
A team of University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Stanford researchers and community partners across the U.S. and Canada has been awarded a two-year, $4.8-million pilot grant by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) for studies of the…
By Milenko Martinovich Amid an ever-changing and increasingly complex health care landscape, nurses offer a unique perspective on health reform that advances health care for diverse communities. Three UCSF School of Nursing faculty members are…