Gary YamamotoGary Yamamoto received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento. He began working at the UC Davis Medical Center as Assistant Manager in the School of Medicine Professional Billing Group Department.

After working in Professional Billing Group, Gary later joined the Advancement Services Unit in University Relations as Manager of Gift Policy and Administration in 2001. In this capacity, he was responsible for the administration and development of UC Davis policy related to the solicitation, acceptance, and stewardship of private gifts and grants.

In Fall 2005, Gary returned to the UC Davis Health System and served as Program Administrative Coordinator for a federal grant that was awarded to the UC Davis Women's Cardiovascular Medicine Program in the Division of Cardiology.

Gary joined the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing in 2006. With his extensive background and experience in training, he will help develop programs within accreditation standards, guidelines, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the goals and objectives of the sponsoring departments, CPPN and UC Davis Health System.