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 […]
Year brings scientific advances, national accolades, international outreach, student achievement and loss of campus stalwarts
Dan Stokols’ iTunes U course has drawn more than 150,000 subscribers since its debut in June
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.
UCI’s growing program supports a future in which they’re full partners in healthcare reform.
Ruth Mulnard, founding faculty member in UCI’s nursing science program, leads clinical trials to help Alzheimer’s patients.
Most nurses see patients in health clinics, hospitals and offices, but Jill Berg is different. She makes house calls. Berg consults with people who have asthma and other chronic pulmonary conditions in their homes, churches and schools, often venturing into L.A.’s toughest neighborhoods. Her mission: to help them breathe easier. “I love getting out there […]
Kahuna, a 2-year-old basset hound, parks his body next to the wheelchair of an elderly Latino woman, who takes hold of his neck. Her family talks excitedly in Spanish. It’s the first time she’s used her right hand since suffering a stroke. For Marianne Lovejoy, it’s another example of the healing power of dogs. Lovejoy, […]