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 The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, UCSF School of Nursing, announces the winner of the Fourteenth Annual Ann Klobas Award for Outstanding Policy Paper . 
 “ Chronic Public Intoxication: Utilizing Framing Theory in the Alcohol Policy…
Christina Baggott , RN, PhD, PNP-BC, CPON, 
 Assistant Professor and NINR P30 Faculty Scholar, 
 Department of Physiological Nursing 
 Lisa Thompson , RN, PhD, FNP-C, Assistant Professor, 
 Department of Family Health Care Nursing 
 OnLine Schools…
"UCSF at Forefront of Groundbreaking Diabetes Care" http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/health/The-Diabetes-Epidemic--205461911.html
The University of California is leveraging its expertise to enhance patient care at UC medical centers systemwide, awarding a $1 million grant to expand palliative care (specialized care for seriously ill patients and their families). 
 The two-year…

 2012-13 Excellence in Teaching Awards 
 Overall Teaching Award – JoAnne Saxe Creating a Supportive Learning Environment – Gerri Collins-Bride Clinical Mentoring – Pilar Bernal de Pheils Research Mentoring – Brad Aouizerat Educational or Curricular…
A new UCSF study has found a clear association between certain genes and the development of lymphedema , a painful and chronic condition that often occurs after breast cancer surgery and some other cancer treatments. 
 More than half a million breast…
Story from NURSE.COM by Laura Childers 
 When David Vlahov, RN, PhD, received his nursing degree in 1983, he joined the 2% of men who were working as nurses. 
 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of male RNs increased to 8.1% in 2011.…
From Wendy Max, Co-Director, UCSF Institute of Health and Aging "I am THRILLED to announce that Dorothy Rice has been selected as the 2013 winner of the William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research (formerly the Baxter Prize ). 
 "This highly…
Over 300 Bay Area nurse champions attended the 2013 Betty Irene Moore Speaker Series: Leading the Way in Nursing featuring national leader, Sheila P. Burke , RN, MPA, FAAN and local leader, David Vlahov , PhD, RN, FAAN as they discussed leadership…
Advancing the Global Classroom - Experimenting in the brave new world of online learning, UCSF School of Nursing transforms two of its courses into MOOCs and wins fans around the world. 
 National Leader to Direct Diabetes Minor - Nurse practitioner…