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Excerpt from a July 24, 2013 livescience.com story by Rachael Rettner , reprinted in the July 25th Huffington Post ; based on a study to appear in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology ( ajog.org ). 
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 A booklet written for parents to help them learn about infant pain and the important role parents can play, in partnership with the health care team, to keep…
The American Academy of Nursing of Nursing ( AANNET.ORG ) has selected 172 nurse leaders for induction as Fellows in 2013. Ten of these leaders are from California, and five are faculty members at UCSF School of Nursing: Janine Cataldo, Bethany…
Nursing and Climate Change 
 In response to a speech by California Governor Jerry Brown, Dean David Vlahov of UCSF School of Nursing speaks to the role of nurses and the nursing profession in combating climate change. 
 Let the Choir Sing: Lifting…
UCSF Faculty Member Receives the 2013 Distinguished Professional Service Award 
 The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN, www.awhonn.org ) today presented its highest honor, the Distinguished Professional Service…
We are pleased to announce that the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) has presented its highest honor, the Distinguished Professional Service Award, to Audrey Lyndon, PhD, RN, FAAN, for her contributions to the…
Students and faculty of the UCSF CNM/WHNP program attended the 58th annual meeting of the American College of Nurse-Midwives in Nashville, Tennessee, from May 29th-June 2nd. Several UCSF School of Nursing participants were recognized at the…
Tekoa King , CNM, MPH, FACNM, is the 2013 recipient of the Hattie Hemschemeyer Award from the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM, midwife.org ).
 
 This award, named in honor of the first president of the American College of Nurse-Midwives and…
Professor Emeritus Diana Taylor has been awarded NAF’s first annual Clinicians for Choice Leadership Award for her leadership in policy-making activity and her contributions to women's health research. Diana Taylor, PhD, RN, NP awarded NAF’s first…
Chancellor Highlights Public Mission, Announces that Education Initiative Has Raised $40 Million to Date Through its work in health and science, UC San Francisco is driven by a public mission to serve in ways that have the greatest impact on humanity…