Policy

December 2012 Austin Nation
The nursing profession remains more than 90 percent female. The reasons include deeply ingrained, often unconscious biases against men in nursing. Those attitudes, writes doctoral student Austin Nation, need to change.
September 2012 Crystal Loucel
It’s been eight years since the Sullivan Commission Report. The president of the local chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses argues that important work remains to create a truly diverse workforce.
August 2012 Martha Ross
Patricia Dennehy and OiSaeng Hong are among national nurse leaders in a discussion with the White House on health care reform.
July 2012 E. Angel James
Nurse-midwife Angel James believes the ACA’s easing of access to contraception is an important step, but that halting unintended pregnancies depends more on underlying social factors that run deeper than legislative solutions.
June 2012 Ruth Malone
Nurse scientist Ruth Malone explains how better understanding the tobacco industry can help nurses in their ongoing fight against what she calls a “tobacco disease epidemic that killed 100 million people worldwide during the last century.”
June 2012 Kate Darby Rauch
Charlene Harrington finds that at the nation’s top 10 for-profit nursing chains there is less nursing coverage and there are more deficiencies and violations than in government-run nursing homes. Why are so few people paying attention?
May 2011 Wendy Max, PhD
Economist Wendy Max explains in the 2010 Thirtieth Annual Helen Nahm Research Lecture how UCSF School of Nursing has helped her become a leader in studying the high costs of health care.
November 2010 Andrew Schwartz
The California Child Care Healthline offered an array of research-based services, health information and health education for child care providers and families to help children get a healthy start in life.
November 2010 Andrew Schwartz
Center for the Health Professions researcher Joanne Spetz analyzes the impact of health reform on nursing.

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