Experts now believe that as many as half of all cancers can be prevented. That is spurring a growing number of prevention initiatives, with nurses and nurse scientists front and center.
Global Health Nursing Fellow Sarah Meyer discusses the challenges of responding to a mass casualty incident in a hospital in rural Haiti.
In the first in a series of posts on bioethical issues in health care, Marsha Michie of the UCSF Bioethics team, explores some of the concerns raised by the emergence of noninvasive prenatal testing.
A UCSF collaboration gives women at risk for incarceration hope for their futures. In return, they provide essential birthing services to incarcerated women and those in need in Alameda County.
A partnership between UCSF and the nonprofit organization DYF (Diabetes Youth Families) offers families and clinicians in training a unique opportunity to learn together.
From remarkably diverse perspectives, three advanced practice nurses talk about their essential roles in maintaining the health of two of California’s largest cities.
In the 35th Helen Nahm Research Lecture, UCSF’s Sally Rankin looked back at a lifetime working to improve the health of families across the globe.
When five faculty members from a newly established Center for Global Health attended the International Council of Nurses and Council of National Nursing Association Representatives conference in Seoul, South Korea, they came away with a renewed sense of how good global health depends on nurses becoming true global citizens.
Researchers and graduates from the Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing program at UC San Francisco School of Nursing are demonstrating the power of an often-misunderstood specialty to have a dramatic impact on population health.
UC San Francisco School of Nursing alumnus Joe Niemczura has spent many summers and most of 2015 in Nepal, teaching advanced cardiac life support skills to nurses and medical students. When the April earthquake shook the country, the Nepali students he trained were prepared to help.