Leading Change, Advancing Health

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Lecture Series brings nationally recognized leaders to the UC Davis, Sacramento campus, to illuminate academic, research and clinical topics that advance health, ignite leadership and promote bold system change. The Leading Change, Advancing Health Lecture Series videos are added to this page as they become available. Click on the links below to view videos of each past lecture:


Community Conversation: Why is My Smart Phone Personalized but My Health Care is Not?
Joanne M. Disch, professor ad honorem at University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Louis Burns, former chief executive officer of Care Innovations
Kristen Miranda, chief integration officer and California market president for agilon health
Dan Weberg, director of nursing research and practice innovation with the Nurse Scholars Academy of Kaiser Permanente
April 13, 2017 | Press release | Video


Safety and Quality of Care: The Role of Nursing
Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D.
President of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
President of the Institute of Medicine, 2002-2014
March 29, 2016 | Press release | Video


Quality Pain Care for All Older Adults:
Progress and Future Directions
Keela A. Herr, Ph.D., R.N., A.G.S.F., F.A.A.N.
Associate Dean for Faculty and Professor,
College of Nursing at the University of Iowa
Co-Director, University of Iowa John A. Hartford Center
of Geriatric Nursing Excellence
March 4, 2015 | Press release | Video


Ideas for a Progressive Society: Reducing Health Disparities
in the LGBTQ Community
Bobbie Berkowitz, Ph.D., R.N., N.E.A., F.A.A.N.
Dean and Mary O’Neil Mundinger Professor of Nursing,
Columbia University School of Nursing
Senior Vice President, Columbia University Medical Center
Feb. 19, 2014 | Press release | Video


Advancing the Health of Latino Communities: A Program of Health Disparities Research
Nilda P. Peragallo, Dr.P.H., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Dean and Professor
University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies
March 6, 2013 | Press release | Presentation

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Achieving High-Quality Transitional Care
Mary D. Naylor, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology
Director of New Courtland Center for Transitions and Health,
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Jan. 31, 2012 | Press release