UCLA Nursing’s Kristen Choi joins Betty Irene Moore fellowship program at UC Davis nursing school

Kristen Choi, PhD, RN, FAAN, an assistant professor in the UCLA School of Nursing, is one of 12 nurse scientists accepted to the third cohort of the Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators. This fellowship program, funded by a $37.5 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, recognizes early- to mid-career nursing scholars and innovators with a high potential to accelerate leadership in nursing research, practice, education, policy, and entrepreneurship.

Nurses Month: Celebrating the impact of UCLA Nursing

In honor of Nurses Month, celebrated around the world every May, UCLA Nursing is spotlighting the impact of our past, present, and future nurses. Below, you’ll find short stories about some of our incredible nurse pioneers, educators, scholars, scientists, clinicians, and students.
  • May 04, 2022

COVID-19 protocol updates for spring quarter

With conditions improving, UCLA plans to relax masking and COVID-19 testing protocols this April. Make sure you’re familiar with these changes and with our spring break travel guidance and return-to-campus testing requirements.
  • March 18, 2022

UCLA expands housing guarantee for undergraduates

Beginning in the fall of 2022, UCLA will guarantee up to four years of housing in university-owned residences for incoming freshmen and two years for transfer students. The move fulfills a long-held aspiration that campus leaders first articulated in a student housing master plan in 1986.
  • March 18, 2022



Join us in welcoming Judith Heumann to UCLA as the UCLA School of Nursing Regents' lecturer!

Judy will be in conversation with the UCLA Community throughout the week of Feb. 7-10, 2022.  The week will culminate with her Regents' Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 10. All event and registration information are listed below.

  • January 11, 2022

Dean Linda Sarna Doctoral Fellowship in Nursing

Dean Sarna’s career at UCLA spans 50+ years as a nursing student, faculty member, chair and member of the Academic Senate, and ultimately dean of the School of Nursing. Help solidify her legacy with a gift to the Dean Linda Sarna Doctoral Fellowship in Nursing. 

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  • June 18, 2021

Nurses on Boards: Make Your Voices Heard

To encourage more nurses to join boards of directors for community and governmental organizations, foundations, corporations and other entities, Dean Linda Sarna and Dr. Karen Grimley, Chief Nursing Executive for UCLA Health, hosted a reception to introduce UCLA nurses to the Nurses on Boards Coalition (NOBC). NOBC is a national organization dedicated to improving the health of communities and the nation through the service of nurses on boards and other bodies.

  • June 18, 2021

Why I Give — Catherine Gabster Honors Her Brother

Cathy Gabster, MSN ‘07, taught master’s students at the School. She notes: “The UCLA School of Nursing made a big change in my life by enhancing my career in nursing, for which I will always be grateful. Being part of the larger Bruin community has been enriching as well. Alan Gabster, my older brother, passed away in November 2010. He was a retired cardiologist who volunteered setting up and supporting medical outreach clinics and yearly conferences in Panama that continue today.

  • June 18, 2021

UCLA School of Nursing Welcomes New Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Dr. Robert Lucero joins the UCLA School of Nursing as Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; Professor of Nursing; and the Inaugural Adrienne H. Moseley Endowed Chair in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion beginning May 4th 2021. Previously, he was a University Term Professor; Associate Professor of Nursing; and Graduate Faculty in the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida College of Nursing

  • June 13, 2021

Lin Zhan named dean of the UCLA School of Nursing

In addition to her work on health equity, Zhan’s scholarly interests include increasing diversity in higher education

Lin Zhan, currently dean of the University of Memphis Loewenberg College of Nursing and an expert on health equity for the vulnerable, will be the new dean of the UCLA School of Nursing, effective Aug. 1.

  • June 12, 2021