“My mom was a nurse, and she was the one who inspired me to go into the profession,” says Charmaine Platon, a clinical nurse in the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. “I was always interested in the mind and managing the mind. I thought psych was the best of both [...]

By uclahealth • July 11, 2019

“I have the greatest job in the world,” says Carolina Marvin, a labor and delivery nurse at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “I get to be a part of the creation of a family or I get to be part of the addition to a family, and it’s just the [...]

By uclahealth • August 28, 2018

Feeling squeamish about getting your annual flu shot? We asked an expert for some advice in making the uncomfortable experience a little bit easier. Nurse Janet Li-Tall has given thousands of flu shots in her 11 years working at the Occupational Health department of UCLA Health. She likes giving them because [...]

By • October 20, 2017

"Care everywhere is our goal at UCLA," says Latreva Zimmons, a clinic supervisor at UCLA Health Pediatrics in West Los Angeles. "Our clinic is just pediatrics. We have five doctors on board, and we see patients from birth all the way to 20 years of age. We service a lot [...]

By uclahealth • July 21, 2017