Profiles

June 2014 Kate Darby Rauch
Combining the practice of mindfulness-based meditation with childbirth is Nancy Bardacke’s life work.
June 2014 Laurie Jurkiewicz
As a San Francisco General Hospital nurse-midwife and assistant clinical professor, Laurie Jurkiewicz cares for women and mentors students in a wide variety of settings.
May 2014 Elisabeth Fall and Andrew Schwartz
Even as she helps clients in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, Esker-D Ligon helps nurse practitioner students gain hands-on experience delivering mental health services.
May 2014 Diana Austin
School of Nursing faculty, students and alumni garner national recognition for their work in a wide variety of fields, including pediatrics, geriatrics and health policy.
March 2014 Martha Ross
Pediatric nurse practitioner Meg Zweiback helps parents deal with the everyday challenges of raising young children.
March 2014 Andrew Schwartz
Compassion, curiosity and a wide range of experience have driven Pamela Davies’ impressive career in pain management and palliative care.
February 2014 Andrew Schwartz
An interview with Patricia Dennehy, longtime director of Glide Health Services and a nationally revered advocate for the expanding role of nurse practitioners.
January 2014 Diana Austin
Adult nurse practitioner and School of Nursing alum Carolyn Lee reminisces about a nursing career that is part of her family legacy with UC San Francisco and the health care professions.
December 2013 Diana Austin
Nurse practitioner Clarissa Ospina Norvell shares her passion for working with the diverse patient population of San Francisco General Hospital’s Positive Health Program with the nurse practitioner students she teaches.
November 2013 Ebony Parker
Pediatric nurse and School of Nursing clinical instructor Ebony Parker helps nursing students translate classroom knowledge into real-world skills to care for sick children.

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