Recent articles by Bonz Otsuki

Treat childhood trauma by building on parental memories of loving care

February 17, 2007
Infants and preschool-aged children who live in daily circumstances of potential trauma and danger can develop the resilience to cope through treatment that focuses on strengthening parent-child bonds, according to a national expert in child development.

Tobacco industry pressure keeps cheap smokes available to military

February 12, 2007
The long-standing military tradition of cheap cigarettes in military stores persists because of politics in the U.S. military sales system and tobacco industry pressures, according to a new study led by a UCSF School of Nursing professor.

UCSF researchers seek overweight women for study of stress reduction and weight management

January 04, 2007
Scientists have shown in the past that psychological stress is linked to weight gain and fat storage -- especially added fat around the waistline, where it raises the risk of heart disease.

Former Aetna CEO Rowe to deliver second UCSF Chancellor's Health Policy Lecture

January 03, 2007
Jack Rowe, MD, an expert on health care economics and healthy aging, will speak at UCSF on Thursday, Jan. 11, as the second speaker in the UCSF Chancellor's Health Policy Lecture Series.

UCSF leads study on role of nurse in patient care and patient safety

October 17, 2006
A team of researchers led by UCSF nursing professor Mary Blegen, RN, PhD, has launched a two-year study to measure nursing quality in acute inpatient units.

Centennial party celebrates nursing excellence at UCSF

September 11, 2006
The UCSF School of Nursing will host a Centennial Kickoff party on Wednesday, September 13 to launch a year-long celebration of 100 years of nursing excellence at UCSF.

UCSF School of Nursing party to launch 100-year celebration events

September 07, 2006
A centennial kick-off party on Wednesday, September 13 will launch a year-long celebration of 100 years of nursing excellence at UCSF.

California's nursing shortage crisis will vary by region, UCSF report shows

August 22, 2006
By 2012, every region in California will face a shortage of registered nurses, according to a new report.

Two UCSF faculty named fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

August 09, 2006
In recognition of their significant contributions to nursing and health care, Glenna Dowling and Janice Humphreys of the UCSF School of Nursing have been selected as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing.

UCSF School of Nursing celebrating 100 years of excellence

July 06, 2006
The UCSF School of Nursing is celebrating 100 years of nursing excellence with a year-long series of special events that honor the accomplishments of alumni and faculty and the leadership of nurses throughout the university.