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September 2016 Marsha Michie
In the first in a series of posts on bioethical issues in health care, Marsha Michie of the UCSF Bioethics team, explores some of the concerns raised by the emergence of noninvasive prenatal testing.
April 2016 Martha Ross
A UCSF collaboration gives women at risk for incarceration hope for their futures. In return, they provide essential birthing services to incarcerated women and those in need in Alameda County.
March 2016 Diana Austin
A partnership between UCSF and the nonprofit organization DYF (Diabetes Youth Families) offers families and clinicians in training a unique opportunity to learn together.
December 2015 Andrew Schwartz
From remarkably diverse perspectives, three advanced practice nurses talk about their essential roles in maintaining the health of two of California’s largest cities.
October 2015 Diana Austin
In the 35th Helen Nahm Research Lecture, UCSF’s Sally Rankin looked back at a lifetime working to improve the health of families across the globe.
October 2015 Jyu-Lin Chen, Jill Howie-Esquivel, OiSaeng Hong, Susan Chapman and Mary Foley
When five faculty members from a newly established Center for Global Health attended the International Council of Nurses and Council of National Nursing Association Representatives conference in Seoul, South Korea, they came away with a renewed sense of how good global health depends on nurses becoming true global citizens.
August 2015 Andrew Schwartz
Researchers and graduates from the Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing program at UC San Francisco School of Nursing are demonstrating the power of an often-misunderstood specialty to have a dramatic impact on population health.
July 2015 Andrew Schwartz
UC San Francisco School of Nursing alumnus Joe Niemczura has spent many summers and most of 2015 in Nepal, teaching advanced cardiac life support skills to nurses and medical students. When the April earthquake shook the country, the Nepali students he trained were prepared to help.
June 2015 Andrew Schwartz
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.
June 2015 Andrew Schwartz
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.

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