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March 13, 2012
UCSF's first male dean of the School of Nursing, David Vlahov, PhD, RN, an epidemiologist who specializes in partnering with community organizations to improve urban health, was profiled recently in a front page story in the San Francisco Chronicle.
February 13, 2012
UCSF’s Patricia Dennehy, director of the nurse-managed Glide Health Services center, is among five Californians to receive the 2012 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards today for applying proven, innovative approaches to some of the state’s most difficult problems.
February 10, 2012
The Second Annual Florence Stroud Black History Month Conference Series presents a special symposium, "Joining Forces: Answering the Call to Serve Military Families.'' The event will focus on the myriad challenges facing members of the military and their families, including post-traumatic stress disorder, suicide, and other psychological issues.
November 29, 2011
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, according to a UCSF-led analysis.
September 21, 2011
For two days, the UCSF School of Nursing faculty and staff pondered its long term future, sketching the beginnings of an ambitious blueprint to guide the nursing program over the next five years.
August 09, 2011
As flu season approaches, health care providers need to do more to improve rates of influenza immunizations in lower-income communities, according to new research that identifies the factors that most influence when people obtain flu shots.
August 04, 2011
Mary Blegen, director of the Center for Patient Safety in the UCSF School of Nursing, describes the importance of interprofessional teamwork to improve the quality and safety of patient care.
July 18, 2011
Janice Humphreys, a associate professor of Family Health Care Nursing, is working with an interdisciplinary group of UCSF colleagues to study the long-term health and aging effects of intimate partner violence with funding made possible by UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
July 01, 2011
Daphne Stannard’s story mirrors an important shift in nursing: the tightening connection between the ivory tower and the practice setting or, as the nurse researcher puts it, “diminishing the dichotomy between academia and service.”
May 24, 2011
Six weeks into his tenure as dean of the UCSF School of Nursing, David Vlahov recently met with his advisory board to discuss his vision for the school and promising new directions in an era of health care reform.

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