Sociologist Howard Pinderhughes has dedicated his career to preventing violence and its impact on the health of individuals and communities. His latest book – rooted in 15 years of community-based research – adds another level of analysis to the discussion.
By working with a coalition of neighborhood groups focused on protecting children in one of San Francisco’s highest-crime areas, students in a public health nursing program gain hands-on experience that expands their skill set for addressing issues of population health.
A long and fruitful collaboration between UC San Francisco School of Nursing and the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance forges a model for successful global health initiatives.
A new collaboration between UC San Francisco and Partners in Health aims to strengthen the health care infrastructure in Haiti to improve the health of the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country.
Interprofessional work on the island of Roatán – in close partnership with the health system there and a nongovernmental organization – is a win-win for all participants and serves as one model for engaging in global health.
Three advanced practice nursing students take advantage of UCSF Global Health Sciences to experience the unique challenges and rewards of helping a resource-challenged hospital deliver better nursing care.
Fragmented systems and services affect the quality of care for children with complex, chronic health needs. Overcoming the fragmentation requires partnerships among families, providers and various support organizations.
By providing doula birth services and training in Bay Area jails, UCSF students and faculty aim to transform individuals and communities.
A successful new program uses nurse practitioner students as needlestick and perinatal consultants on the nation’s only HIV/AIDS telephone hotline exclusively for medical providers.
On a recent trip, Dean David Vlahov and UCSF School of Nursing faculty looked at potential collaborations to build nursing workforce and expertise in China.