Immigrant mothers – driven by poverty to leave their children behind and come to the US to provide their families with better lives – wrestle with the mental health challenges their choices engender. Rosa Maria Sternberg’s work brings their struggles to light and helps the mothers and health care providers address the challenges.
For over a century, the tobacco industry's narrative about cigarettes has been a major contributor to more than 100 million deaths worldwide. In the 34th annual Helen Nahm Research Lecture, UCSF’s Ruth Malone described how she and her tobacco control colleagues are reshaping that narrative.
For too long, infant pain went unrecognized and untreated. That’s changed, but with improved pain management, a new set of clinical challenges has emerged. An interdisciplinary team from UCSF is tackling those challenges.
Since its early days under renowned sociologist Anselm Strauss, the pioneering PhD program in sociology at UCSF School of Nursing has been asking critical questions about – and making essential contributions to – health and health care.
Mental health patients often struggle to maintain their physical health. A new, HRSA-funded initiative strives to create a national model that can help ensure these individuals get all of the care they need.
Laura Wagner examines the role of health information technology in reducing a virtual epidemic of adverse events in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
At a recent conference, nurse researchers from UCSF School of Nursing and other health policy experts presented their work, as well as insights into the future of geriatric nursing.
Increasingly, hospitals and medical centers are hiring PhD-prepared nurse scientists to conduct and oversee research that road tests discoveries at the bedsides of patients and beyond.
With the move to family-centered care, UC San Francisco School of Nursing scholars study various ways to highlight the unique needs and contributions of fathers.
A research team from UCSF School of Nursing cautions that the move toward patient-centered care may seriously disadvantage patients whose cultural skill set isn’t primed to direct their care.