The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing


USF Nursing and Health Professions is extremely proud of our distinguished alumni.

Over 4,500 graduates of the baccalaureate and master's degree programs are using their nursing knowledge to develop and deliver the highest quality care to people throughout the world. You contributed energy and intellect as a student and you continue daily to add value to the USF Nursing and Health Professions degree as achieving graduates.

We invite you to stay connected with what's happening at the School through our web site and our publications as well as our many events and volunteer opportunities. Your involvement is vital to our continued ability to offer leadership in educating the nursing professionals of tomorrow.

We would like to hear from our alumni! Please send us information about your family, new jobs, retirement, hobbies, trips, etc. Our alums provide the greatest link to the School of Nursing and Health Professions' past. We want to nurture that link and make it stronger. Please email us at

Barbara Denman in Ghana

Barbara Demman ’98 is leading a pioneering effort to train Ghanaian nurses in emergency medicine.

Alumni in the News

Kerry Paige Nestle, Class of 1978, has been named as the Chief Nurse Officer for the United States Public Health Service by the Surgeon General. The Change of Command Ceremony took place on November 2, 2009 in Washington, DC.

Janice Hudson (McCollough), Class of 1982, published a book about her career in nursing. It was a journal of her ten years as a helicopter flight nurse here in the Bay Area. It is titled "Trauma Junkie: Memoirs of an Emergency Flight Nurse", published by Firefly books. It has been well received and recently won a California Readers Award.

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Alumni Events

Crawford Lecture

Current RNs can receive CEUs.

Medical-Surgical Nursing Conference

Current RNs can receive CEUs.

Clinical Nurse Leader Conference

Current RNs can receive CEUs.

More Events

For more information about other upcoming alumni events, contact Alumni Relations (415) 422-6431,

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