On World No Tobacco Day 2017, Linda Sarna and Stella Bialous were named American Academy of Nursing Edge Runners for Tobacco Free Nurses Project
Announcing the Eastern Europe Nurses’ Centre of Excellence for Tobacco Control – Developing Nurse Champions for Tobacco Dependence Treatment“ (EE-COE II.) project will begin February 2017 until January 2019
On November 7th, 2016, Linda Sarna, an internationally recognized scholar in promoting the role of nursing in tobacco control and oncology research focused on patients with lung cancer, was been appointed the seventh dean of the UCLA School of Nursing.
Linda Sarna, interim dean at the UCLA School of Nursing, has been elected as the first National Board Chair for the National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP).
When Nurses Smoked in Hospitals -- Interim Dean Linda Sarna was interviewed by Ersilia Pompilio, RN, MSN, PNP for Working Nurse, a monthly magazine and website for California RNs, about the not-so-long-ago time when both nurses and patients smoked freely in hospitals.
The Continuing Anti-smoking Campaign. By Diana J. Mason, June 16, 2016. We talk about the history and culture of smoking, why these are still relevant today, and what advocates are doing to continue to reduce the rate of smoking in this country, including universities such as UCLA creating smoke-free campuses. Dean Sarna also provides some tips about quitting smoking
Congratulations to Dr. Linda Sarna who was selected to receive the Jane Norbeck Distinguished Alumni Award for the UCSF School of Nursing, where she received her doctorate. She will be honored at a nursing gala on April 9 in San Francisco.
Dean Linda Sarna was awarded 'Best Oral Presentation,' Sixth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and First Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care held in Hong Kong, PRC, March 2-4, 2016 and co-organized by the UCLA School of Nursing.
The third Thursday in November, 2015 is the 40th Great American Smokeout. You can find out more about the golden age of smoking in the US and the fight to end it by reading about Dr. Sarna's and Dr. Ong's "Students learn about golden age of smoking and the fight to end it."