David Vlahov Appointed New Dean of Nursing

The appointment of David Vlahov, BSN, PhD, RN, FAAN, as Dean of UCSF School of Nursing has been announced by UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, effective April 1, 2011. Vlahov joins the UCSF community from the New York Academy of Medicine, where he serves as the Senior Vice President of Research and Director of the Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies.

Currently serving as Interim Dean is Sally Rankin, RN, PhD, FAAN, associate dean for International Programs and director of the UCSF World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Research and Training in Nursing (succeeding Kathy Dracup).

Dean with student

Nailah Cox. Conference Participant, Dean Catherin Gillliss, Brianna Singleton, UCSF PhD student

Frank Sidders, conference participant shares thoughts during Disparities in Mental Health Session

Conference Participants Rosario Hernandez, Guendi Castaneira, and Tangitinga Paama unwind after Day One of conference

Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow Conference Group Picture

Conference participant Shelia Riffe participates in discussion

Howard University Scholars at the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow Conference