UC women have been knocking down gender barriers since the university opened its doors more than 150 years ago, from architect Julia Morgan to astronaut Sally Ride. But those who make change don’t always make headlines. Right this minute, there are…
TIME’S UP announced on March 1 the launch of TIME’S UP Healthcare , a new affiliate which aims to drive new policies and decisions that result in more balanced, diverse and accountable leadership; address workplace discrimination, harassment and…
Professor Emerita Carroll Estes, PhD, FAAN, has been named a recipient of the 2019 Robert M. Ball Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Insurance. In its announcement, the National Academy of Social Insurance wrote, "Estes is one of the…
Increasing the Pipeline to Faculty Diversity There is greater diversity among the newest SON ladder rank faculty. Orlando Harris and Stacy Torres joined the faculty in 2018, and Stella Bialous and Jerry Nutor will join this July. A number of…
Professor Xiao Hu is among the top UCSF School of Nursing recipients of NIH funds in 2018. The UCSF School of Nursing continues to be a leader among nursing schools, ranking No. 2 nationwide in securing federal research funding aimed at advancing the…
Professor Margaret (Meg) Wallhagen, PhD, GNP-BC, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN, in the UCSF School of Nursing's Department of Physiological Nursing, is being honored with the 2019 Helen Nahm Research Lecture Award. This award recognizes a UCSF School of Nursing…
In a partnership between the UCSF Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy, Cees van der Vleuten, PhD, has been selected as a 2018-19 UCSF Presidential Chair to focus on our medical education community as a visiting professor. In this…
Garrett Chan, who is an associate adjunct professor in Physiological Nursing at the UCSF School of Nursing, has been selected to serve as president and chief executive officer of HealthImpact by its board of directors. “I look forward to building on…
UCSF School of Nursing Associate Professor Heather Leutwyler, RN, PhD, NP, was recently awarded a two-year High Impact Pilot Research Award from the Tobacco Related-Disease Research program. The award is $200,000 per year. Leutwyler and her team will…
Catherine L. Gilliss, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the UCSF School of Nursing, is being honored with the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF). The award recognizes individuals who are…