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 When in the fall of 2012 UCSF School of Nursing received a $1.5 million gift to begin a minor in diabetes – one of the few of its kind in the country – there was a national search to find the…

 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) has announced the 2013 inductees to the STTI International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, including Kathy Lee at UCSF School of Nursing. The press release is reproduced below.…

 UC's Tobacco-Related Disease Program administers the California Cancer Research Fund , made possible by taxpayers who donate money by checking line 413 on their state income tax forms. This year, research will focus on early lung cancer screening,…
New resource called My Child is in Pain for parents who want to know how to help manage their child’s pain after surgery. This interactive website was developed by UK researchers and UCSF Professor Linda Franck working with parents of children who…
David Vlahov , PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the UCSF School of Nursing, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). David Vlahov , PhD, RN, FAAN Votes were cast for the positions by member deans and…
“Religion and the Case for Women's Reproductive Freedom” Seventh Annual Thelma Shobe Endowed Lectures on Ethics, Spirituality and Health Rev. Rita Nakashima Brock, PhD, Research Professor of Theology and Culture Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth,…
President Barack Obama has announced the appointment of UC San Francisco's Alice Wong to the National Council on Disability. “I am honored that these talented individuals have decided to join this Administration and serve our country," Obama said in…
From the top of the School of Nursing (SON) building at UCSF, you can see the late afternoon sun sinking into the Pacific Ocean, and the bustle of campus life below. Amidst that perfect backdrop yesterday afternoon, there was a steady stream of…
Jenna Shaw-Battista, RN, CNM, NP, PhD, Director of UCSF/SFGH Interdepartmental Nurse-Midwifery Education Program, was one of the ACNM representatives who recently provided clinical information to the FDA on the benefits and risks of water births.…
Crowdfunding coup! Our midwives made the front page at indiegogo. On Tuesday, January 8, 2013, the UCSF Midwives for Comadrones campaign crossed the 50% milestone in its $20,000 fundraising campaign, and it was promoted to the front page of the…