UCSF School of Nursing’s Top NIH Grant Recipients

March 2019Diana Austin

In 2018, the UCSF School of Nursing captured $9.1 million in competitive grants and contracts from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), making it the top-ranked public school in the field for the 16th year in a row.

The School’s research faculty uses these funds to deepen the understanding of health-related issues and drive improvements in patient care and health services. Its top NIH grant recipients from 2018 received funding for their research in diverse areas, such as cancer symptomology, substance use disorders and diabetes care.

Top School Recipients of NIH Funds in 2018

Clockwise from top left: Christine Miaskowski, Xiao Hu, Glenn-Milo Santos, Abbey Alkon, Elena Portacolone, Sandra Weiss


Clockwise from top left: Barbara Koenig, Jenny Liu, Caroline Stephens, Elena Flowers, Annesa Flentje, Penny Brennan


Clockwise from top left: Emily Tuthill, Yoshimi Fukuoka, Ariana Thompson-Lastad, Cherry Leung, Jason Flatt