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By Milenko Martinovich and Katherine Tam With the start of a new year and a new decade comes the promise of innovative advancements in health and health care. Here, seven faculty at the UCSF School of Nursing lay out their visions for what they are…
Transitioning from being an independent business entrepreneur and midwife to enrolling in the structured curriculum of the UCSF School of Nursing’s Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) was a big adjustment for Liesl Piccolo, but she’d happily…
Sociologist Howard Pinderhughes, PhD, has devoted his career to understanding racism, preventing youth violence, and creating healthy communities for all. Now, the professor of social and behavioral sciences in the School of Nursing is leading an…
UCSF, UC Davis and UCLA Partner to Expand Care to Underserved Communities by Training 300 Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, Starting Fall 2020 Important Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UCSF, UC Davis and UCLA Schools of Nursing…
Five long years of research examining the potential effects of HIV on certain epithelial cells has yielded Kathy Lien, a student in the School of Nursing’s Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN), an impressive achievement. Lien published her…
The UCSF School of Nursing Master of Science, Master’s Entry Program in Nursing, and the Post-Master’s Certificate Programs are scheduled to have an on-site evaluation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accreditation team on…
Amid cheers and applause, the School of Nursing marked a milestone as it celebrated the first cohort to complete its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program at a closing ceremony on Dec. 12. Launched in spring 2018, the School's DNP program…
By Milenko Martinovich With nearly 19 million U.S. adults – about one in 12 – struggling with substance use disorder, researchers at the UCSF School of Nursing are exploring innovative remedies – pharmacological, cognitive, and even exercise-based…
By Milenko Martinovich Photography by Elisabeth Fall Investigating the therapeutic benefits of psychedelic substances seemed far-fetched 35 years ago. For researchers daring enough to try, the attempt could derail their careers. Research in…
By Milenko Martinovich Barbara Resnik’s five-decade-long bond with the UCSF School of Nursing is so strong, she says she has “two families.” That deep connection motivated Resnik, a professor emerita who founded the School’s program for adult nurse…