Research

May 2021 Milenko Martinovich
UCSF School of Nursing associate professor Linda Park has been studying the effectiveness of mobile health strategies for nearly a decade. In this Q&A, Park discusses her mobile health research, how these apps can be used effectively and what the future may hold for mobile health technology.
March 2021 By Milenko Martinovich and Katherine Tam
Researchers at the UCSF School of Nursing are working to illuminate the pandemic’s impacts, especially on diverse and vulnerable communities. Together, they aim to develop and implement practical solutions that improve health care, shape policy, and prepare government agencies and health care organizations to better manage future crises.
March 2021 Milenko Martinovich
As it has for decades, California continues to rely on the expertise of UCSF School of Nursing faculty to supply these solutions. The School has secured more than $18 million to fund active state projects that aim to improve the health of newborns, keep children safe and healthy in child care settings, and end tobacco’s dangerous influence, among others.
March 2021 Milenko Martinovich
The postdoctoral experience at the UCSF School of Nursing offers a vibrant research environment where early-stage investigators are challenged to grow while supported by faculty mentors who are leading scholars in their fields. That support, coupled with UCSF’s institutional commitment to health equity and access to resources, creates opportunities for budding researchers to enhance their knowledge and skills.
September 2020 School of Nursing Communications and Office of Research
The School of Nursing’s commitment to health equity is demonstrated in 22 innovative projects its researchers are currently conducting.
September 2020 Milenko Martinovich
The obstacles that stand between our most vulnerable populations and effective health care are multi-layered and complex, but researchers at the UCSF School of Nursing are working to eradicate barriers to health equity.
July 2020 Milenko Martinovich
The UCSF School of Nursing is leveraging its research power, classroom expertise and collaborative partnerships to create practical, effective interventions to address Black maternal mortality. This far-reaching approach not only provides immediate answers, but offers a framework to reduce harmful outcomes in the future.
July 2020 Milenko Martinovich
Consistently ranked among the nation’s top nursing schools in National Institutes of Health funding, the UCSF School of Nursing is committed to enhancing its research strength and leverage its expertise to advance health and health equity (Photo credit: Elisabeth Fall).
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.

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