Nursing

Sue and Bill Gross’ nursing gift to UCI continues worldwide support of healthcare, research and education

Sue and Bill Gross’ generous $40 million gift to establish a nursing school at the University of California, Irvine is a continuation of their commitment to improve education, research and healthcare around the world. They began backing cutting-edge health research at UCI in 2006, when they made an initial $10 million donation to establish the […]

A New Home for Nursing

Record $40 million gift from Sue and Bill Gross addresses growing need in healthcare

Susan Charles, colleagues get grant to study link between social interaction, health in seniors

Susan Charles, UCI professor of psychology & social behavior and nursing science, is part of a team of researchers recently awarded $2.4 million from the National Institute on Aging to study how social interaction improves the health of older adults. Participants will use wearable electronic devices and cellphone apps to monitor their physical activity and social interactions in […]

Dr. Howard J. Federoff

New ‘top doc’ has heavy caseload

As head of the county’s largest hospital and only medical school, Howard Federoff has his finger on the pulse of the vast UC Irvine Health enterprise

Nursing science gets top rankings in Western survey

UC Irvine’s Program in Nursing Science has been ranked in the top 5 percent of 200 four-year bachelor’s programs in the western U.S. by NurseJournal.org in its annual survey of America’s best nursing schools. Among comparable programs, it’s 10th in quality, seventh in satisfaction and fifth in value. Overall, it’s the highest-rated nursing program in […]

Erasing violence

Allied against abuse

Interdisciplinary Center on Family Violence brings together community partners, faculty from 20 UCI departments to address multifaceted issue

The bridge builder

Since joining UC Irvine in 2007 to launch the nursing science program, Ellen Olshansky has flourished as a highly respected county leader for community-based research and women’s health policy. And much of it started at her kitchen table five years ago. There, in her University Hills home, Olshansky brought together Susan Bryant and Karol Gottfredson […]

Highlights of 2012 at UCI

Year brings scientific advances, national accolades, international outreach, student achievement and loss of campus stalwarts

Professor Daniel Stokols

Online course off to great start

Dan Stokols’ iTunes U course has drawn more than 150,000 subscribers since its debut in June

Ellen Lewis

Five decades of dedication

Ellen Lewis’ impact on the nursing profession extends well beyond her success in establishing UC Irvine’s Program in Nursing Science, and she recently received the 2011 Diane F. Cooper Lifetime Achievement Award – one of the highest honors bestowed in nursing – from NurseWeek/Nurse.com.