November 2017 Diana Austin
For 15 years, nurse-researchers at UCSF’s Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health have helped build an evidence-based platform for increasing access to comprehensive reproductive health.
October 2017 Elena Flowers
The final installment of Professor Elena Flowers’ genomics journey.
July 2017 Andrew Schwartz
Depression among U.S. women represents a significant public health concern. Interim Dean Sandra Weiss leads a number of studies to address depression’s potential effects on women and their children.
July 2017 Diana Austin
Doctoral student Kimberly Pyke-Grimm looks at how adolescents and young adults make decisions about cancer treatment.
June 2017 Elena Flowers
In part three of this series, genomic researcher and educator Elena Flowers explores her risk for Alzheimer’s disease and takes part in the open and active debate at UCSF about the societal and ethical questions that surround direct-to-consumer genetic testing.
June 2017 Diana Austin
After pioneering evidence-based, trauma-informed care for women with HIV, UCSF School of Nursing faculty members affiliated with the UCSF Women’s HIV Program are bringing their successes to other health care settings.
May 2017 Andrew Schwartz
As direct-to-consumer genomic testing grows, UCSF experts wrestle with helping the health care system and individual providers respond.
April 2017 Elena Flowers
In the second “chapter” of this series, Elena Flowers – a genomics researcher and professor at UCSF School of Nursing – receives the results of having her entire genome sequenced and begins to explore what having those results means for patients, providers and the broader society.
April 2017 Diana Austin
A collaboration between the UCSF School of Nursing and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco to validate an assessment tool may help nurses better predict which children are at risk for falling while in the hospital.
March 2017 Diana Austin
Researcher Annesa Flentje is examining how stress in LGBT people and other sexual minorities affects gene expression and health.