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May 2013 Diana Austin
As interest in global health grows rapidly among practicing and aspiring clinicians, faculty from UCSF Global Health Sciences and UCSF School of Nursing seek ways to ensure that the interest translates into real health improvements.
April 2013 Diana Austin
Abbey Alkon, director of the UCSF California Childcare Health Program, led a multidisciplinary team to create an award-winning toolkit that helps child care centers reduce their use of potentially toxic pesticides.
March 2013 Diana Austin
Evidence-based resource for parents helps them manage their children’s postoperative pain at home.
February 2013 Diana Austin
The innovative use of Indiegogo crowdfunding supports midwifery services and training in Guatemala.
August 2012 Martha Ross
The UCSF schools of nursing and dentistry join the national Elev8 effort to improve health care for underserved Oakland middle school students.
May 2012 Diana Austin
Sausalito’s “anchor-outs” are a diverse group of individuals, many of whom live on low incomes, on run-down boats. Last fall, a group of UCSF nursing students joined an effort to meet the anchor-outs’ unmet health needs.
May 2012 Diana Austin
UCSF School of Nursing Professor Roberta Rehm offers nine research-based ideas for families.
November 2011 Diana Austin
A Fulbright-funded exchange program seeks to improve the care of marginalized populations and underserved people from distinct parts of the globe.
November 2011 Catherine Rauch
Professor emerita Erika Froelicher helps build a program to train nurses in Jordan.
November 2011 Catherine Rauch
Doctoral student hopes to develop strategies to reduce smoking and heart disease in his native Jordan.

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