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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…
We are pleased to announce that one of our MEPN 2018–2019 students, Silvia Arabia, was recognized with a United Health Foundation Diverse Scholars Initiative award at the recent National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) annual meeting in…
The School of Nursing staff group, Stronger Together: Resources for Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE), successfully held the its second annual all-staff retreat on August 7, 2018. A diverse group of 47 staff participated in the half-day…
Congratulations to Sara Ackerman , PhD, who has been promoted to associate adjunct professor in the Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences !
Congratulations to two SON community members, student Lisa Schwartz and Academic Programs Evaluator Teresa Scherzer , PhD, recipients of Chancellor Awards for Diversity for 2018. Chancellor Awards for Diversity recognize the outstanding efforts of…
By Monica R. McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN According to the authors of The Woodhull Study Revisited , nurses and individuals with expertise in nursing are only cited between 2 percent and 4 percent of the time in media generated for the public. Few, if any,…
A study by Jason Flatt , PhD, MPH, assistant professor in the Institute for Health & Aging , was the focus of a recent article in U.S. News & World Report. The study, which Flatt presented at the 2018 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference…
Barbara Koenig , PhD, director of the UCSF Bioethics Program, is the featured expert in a Fortune video on things consumers should know before taking a home genetics test. In the video, she cautions viewers to consider several factors, including…