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IN MEMORIAM 
 Helen Marie Martin , RN, MS, FNP, died in a tragic accident on Friday, January 20th, 2012. She was the Clinical Director at Valencia Health Services (VHS)--a pediatric practice formerly co-sponsored by UCSF School of Nursing--from 1999…
Patricia Dennehy, RN, DNP, FNPC, has been selected to be one of five recipients for the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award this year. 
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 Dr. Dennehy is being recognized for her…

 Autism advocate Laura Shumaker 's blog on the SFGate/SF Chronicle web site interviews UCSF Associate Professor Roberta Rehm on issues of transition to adult living for children with ASD. 
 http://blog.sfgate.com/lshumaker 
 Dr. Rehm will be…
In 2011 the UCSF School of Nursing once again attracted the most federal research dollars of any US school of nursing, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). 
 UCSF Health sciences schools received more NIH funds than any other public…
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UCSF to Host Award Ceremony on January 26 
 by Patricia Yollin on January 6, 2012 
 
 
 Susan Kools, who created a culturally and developmentally appropriate HIV prevention intervention for youngsters ages 10 to 14 in rural Malawi, is among the three…

 New findings on Infant Sleep After Immunization published in Pediatrics. According to lead author Linda Franck , RN, PHD, acetaminophen does not significantly influence sleep duration post-vaccines, but the time of day when vaccines are given may…

 Infant Sleep After Immunization: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Prophylactic Acetaminophen , a newly-published article written by FHCN faculty members, Linda Franck, RN, PhD, FRCPCH, FAAN , Caryl Gay, PhD , Kathryn Lee, RN, CBSM, PhD, FAAN , &…
The nation’s largest for-profit nursing homes deliver significantly lower quality of care because they typically have fewer staff nurses than non-profit and government-owned nursing homes. 
 
 
 Charlene Harrington, 
 RN, PhD, FAAN 
 
 That’s the…
UCSF, the Oakland Unified School District, and an array of community-based partners are embarking on a quest to improve the lives of disadvantaged middle-school students, thanks to a $1.75 million grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies. 
 The three…