How does the stress of fitting in to a new culture affect the health of immigrant teens?
Doctoral student Jennifer Baird’s research seeks ways to deliver more effective palliative care to families with children who suffer from life-limiting or life-threatening illness.
Director Patricia Grady of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) discusses the future of palliative and end-of-life care, as well as the role that nurses and the NINR play in shaping that future.
Understanding how and where people age can help clinicians and policymakers improve the health of their populations. Zachary Zimmer’s work opens a window on aging around the globe.
Researchers at UCSF School of Nursing create innovative partnerships and interventions that use technology to extend the nurse’s human touch and deepen connections between patients and caregivers.
Nurse scientists collaborate to address factors that affect individual and population health in Africa, Asia, Europe and Central America.
UCSF nurse scientists Barbara Drew and Jill Howie-Esquivel test mobile health interventions to remotely monitor heart transplant and heart failure patients.
UCSF nurse scientists test whether bringing patients into the virtual world of electronic games can lead to better outcomes and quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease and lung cancer.
UCSF nurse scientists Yoshimi Fukuoka and Christine Kennedy are devising and validating mobile health (mHealth) interventions that use smartphone apps to foster physical activity in at-risk patients.
Associate chief nurse researcher at UCSF Medical Center forges links between front line nurses and nurse scientists that lead to improved care.