Portfolio Category: Past Projects

San Francisco Elder Financial Abuse Collaboration

PIs: Sarah Hooper, JD; Erika Falk, Psy. D. Other Collaborators: The SF EFAC is, in large part, a community engagement project.  Community stakeholders include representatives from UCSF, the Office of the District Attorney, the Office of the City Attorney, Adult Protective Services, San Francisco Superior Court, the Administrative Office of the Court, and SFPD, among others. Funders: The…
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Skilled Nursing Litigation Study

PIs: Sarah Hooper, JD; Charlene Harrington, PhD, RN Other Collaborators: W. Timothy Needham, Attorney at Law, at Janssen Malloy LLP in Eureka, CA; Amanda Hamilton, Consortium Intern in Healthy Aging & Justice Project Objective: Researchers from UCSF and UC Hastings will examine recent litigation surrounding compliance with nursing home staffing regulations.  UC Hastings researchers will provide UCSF faculty…
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Research Network on Law and Neuroscience

PI: Owen Jones (Vanderbilt University, School of Law & Department of Biological Sciences) Other Collaborators: David Faigman, MA, JD is a member of the Network Funders: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Project Objective: This project addresses a focused set of closely-related problems at the intersection of neuroscience and criminal justice:  1) determining the law-relevant mental states of…
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The Availability of Trial of Labor After Cesarean among California Hospitals

The Availability of Trial of Labor After Cesarean among California Hospitals: Understanding predictive factors and possible racial and ethnic disparities PIs: Mary Barger CNM, PhD Other Collaborators: Elena Gates, MD; Jennifer Dunn, JD Funders: UCSF’s Resource Allocation Program (Multidisciplinary Research Project Planning Awards) Project Objective: Experts in law, nursing and obstetrics from UCSF and UC Hastings Law are collaborating…
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