Shannon Smith-Bernardin, PhD(c), RN, has been selected for the 2015 California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) community service award.
Kathleen de Leon, 1st year MS student in the Nursing: Health Policy program, has been announced as this year's winner of the Ann Klobas Outstanding Health Policy Paper Award. Her paper, titled Ebola Outbreak: A Social Problem Examined Through the Lens of the Public Arenas Model, evidenced thought and concern in addressing policy from a nursing perspective.
Read the JAMA research letter: "Salary Differences Between Male and Female Registered Nurses in the United States"
Read UCSF's April issue of the Science of Caring article: "UCSF-Led Study Finds Lasting Wage Gap Between Male and Female Nurses"
In July 1995, as Chicago sweltered in temperatures that soared to over 100°F, more than 500 people died – largely the isolated elderly, many of whom who couldn’t afford air conditioning and were often too afraid to leave doors or windows open in their crime-plagued neighborhoods. The disaster highlighted one of the key challenges confronting an aging America: How do we ensure the well-being of an increasing number of people living alone in older age?