Research

June 2020 Milenko Martinovich
Adults age 65 and older visit emergency departments (EDs) more than any other age group except infants. Yet the ED’s physical environment and acute nature often conflict with the type of care this population requires, a disparity that has become more pronounced during the COVID-19 pandemic that has disproportionately affected older adults.
May 2020 Milenko Martinovich
The UCSF School of Nursing commemorated The Year of the Nurse and Midwife, National Nurses Week and the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, with the special event, “What Would Florence Do?” on May 5.
March 2020 Milenko Martinovich
The project could give anyone considering undergoing controlled ovarian stimulation more information about the potential impact on their health and well being, and improve informed consent.
February 2020 Milenko Martinovich
Depression and chronic illness are intertwined and their effects can be challenging. Researchers at the UCSF School of Nursing are examining this critical issue that could help millions of Americans.
January 2020 Milenko Martinovich and Katherine Tam
With the start of a new year and a new decade comes the promise of innovative advancements in health and health care. Here, seven faculty at the UCSF School of Nursing lay out their visions for what they are looking forward to in the 2020s — and the steps needed to advance human health and health care in our communities and beyond.
December 2019 Milenko Martinovich
UCSF nursing researchers are engaged in innovative studies and classroom training in search of answers to the nation's substance use epidemic.
November 2019 Milenko Martinovich
School of Nursing Associate Professor Andrew Penn is part of a team of UCSF researchers examining the effects of MDMA, a psychedelic drug, on people battling post-traumatic stress disorder. His recent published research on cannabis advocates for clinicians and patients to have a "sophisticated conversation" about cannabis to improve patient health.
November 2019 Shelley Wong
With funding from the VA Nursing Research Initiative Award, Linda Park is conducting a four-year study of antiplatelet medication adherence in veteran patients with coronary heart disease using text messaging, a mobile application, or an educational website.
September 2019 Milenko Martinovich
Wendy Max, professor of health economics and director of the School's Institute for Health & Aging, examines the human health costs of climate change.
August 2019 Milenko Martinovich
The e-cigarette epidemic among U.S. youth has the potential to be damaging to the environment.

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