Research

December 2012 Andrew Schwartz
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.
December 2012 Diana Austin
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.
October 2012 Andrew Schwartz
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.
September 2012 Diana Austin
Nurse scientists collaborate to address factors that affect individual and population health in Africa, Asia, Europe and Central America.
September 2012 Andrew Schwartz
UCSF nurse scientists Barbara Drew and Jill Howie-Esquivel test mobile health interventions to remotely monitor heart transplant and heart failure patients.
August 2012 Andrew Schwartz
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.
July 2012 Andrew Schwartz
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.
May 2011 Diana Austin
Associate chief nurse researcher at UCSF Medical Center forges links between front line nurses and nurse scientists that lead to improved care.
May 2011 Andrew Schwartz
Janice Humprheys and an interdisciplinary group of UCSF colleagues have uncovered striking, new information about the long-term health and aging effects of intimate partner violence (IPV).
May 2011 Diana Austin
Studying the respiratory ailments striking children in Oakland and Guatemala helps UCSF’s Lisa Thompson identify and fight a global killer.

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