Kimberly Baltzell

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American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene actively looking for nursing participation!

Nov. 5, 2018
Good morning, I just returned from participating in the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) annual meeting with a number of my UCSF nursing colleagues as well as a number of PIH nursing colleagues from around the world. Together we had 4 abstracts accepted and a warm reception ...
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Reply to International exchange programs for nurses in the USA?

Nov. 5, 2018
Hi Lauren, thank you for your inquiry. I am the Director of the Center for Global Health at the UCSF SON. We have a long history of international partnerships and we are actively working to make it even better. We do have opportunities for our students to receive credit for ...

Reply to mentorship

March 30, 2018
Thanks for this important discussion. We have an ongoing project called Global Action to Improve Nursing & Midwifery (GAIN) in Malawi where mentorship is paired with an intensive short course covering everything from clinical scenarios to QI. While the content delivered in the course is important, the reinforcement by mentors ...

Reply to Without nursing it isn't global health #nursesRglobalhealth

Oct. 16, 2017
Thank you for asking these great questions. Certainly supporting nursing global health research, and making sure funding entities realize it is important, is a good step - there seem to be fewer funding opportunities to pursue global research. We also need more nurse scientists, and more voices in the general ...

Reply to Without nursing it isn't global health #nursesRglobalhealth

Oct. 16, 2017
Thank you for this Elizabeth, I did find myself wondering about the lack of nursing at the Stanford conference, especially given we have such a strong presence of global health nursing here in the Bay area. I did want to second your shout-out to ASTMH. They have actively reached out ...

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