Howard Pinderhughes, associate professor and chair of social and behavioral sciences in the UCSF School of Nursing, delivered the 2017 Last Lecture, which has the prompt: “If you had but one lecture to give, what would you say?”
A collaborative research project aimed at preventing falls among hospitalized children is teaming clinical and nursing administration staff at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco with nurse researchers at the UCSF School of Nursing.
UCSF School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov has announced he will step down as dean at the end of August. He will continue as a member of the school’s faculty where he will focus on research and mentoring.
A new study from Marquette University and UC San Francisco has found that researchers are not reporting sexual orientation and transgender identities in psychotherapy outcome studies for anxiety and depression, which the authors say poses significant challenges for determining whether or not these treatments work for LGBT people.
Family therapy for 12- to 18-year-olds with anorexia nervosa, in which all household members participate and a meal is held in the clinician’s office, may be less effective than a streamlined model involving only the parents and without the meal.
Nurse interactions with pharmaceutical and device companies are commonplace and beneficial, but they also can lead to conflicts of interest regarding drug treatment and purchasing decisions, according to researchers at UCSF.