As alumni of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, you are the school’s most important asset and its greatest strength. As leaders in health care organizations, faculty at higher education institutions, members of primary-care teams and influencers within policy-making bodies, you illustrate how graduates fulfill the vision and mission of the school.

Through word-of-mouth support to promote the school and financial support to enable future students to benefit from the philanthropy that yielded your education, your involvement is critical to the future success of the school. Through your partnership, faculty, staff and students at the School of Nursing discover ways to advance health, improve quality of care and shape policy.

Latest school news

Oct. 6 — Two UC Davis nursing professors present at international carers conference
Dean Heather M. Young and Associate Professor Janice Bell both led podium sessions at the Seventh Annual International Carers Conference in Adelaide, South Australia Oct. 4-6. Janice presented “Faith-based Care Navigation for Carers of Persons with Advanced Illness,” which focused on her work with the Alameda County Care Alliance supporting a church-based care navigator program for congregants and their caregivers. She also presented, “Carers’ Perspective on Novel Personal Health Network Technology for Early Palliative Cancer Care,” which featured research at UC Davis studying the effectiveness of nurse coaching combined with the use of a social network application that links cancer patients to health providers through mobile technology. Heather presented “The Home Alone Alliance: Translating Research into Practice through Partnerships” with Susan Reinhard of AARP. The two shared their collaboration that resulted in a series of videos for family caregivers. The conference sought to re-imagine caring into the future, provide a catalyst for innovation and collaboration and share improvements in the way caregivers are supported. The conference included stakeholders across a broad range of community and business sectors: policy makers, community leaders, business leaders, researchers, grassroots advocates, practitioners, consumers and carers.

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Alumni distinctions

California’s largest hospital provider fosters culture of inquiry
Frances Patmon and Perry GeeAs the roles for nurses increase amid the constantly changing state of health care, nurse-led research moves from the back burner to the forefront. Find out how two alumni from the School of Nursing's inaugural doctoral class guide California's largest hospital provider to chart a new course to improve care for people and care delivery for nurses. 

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Upcoming events

Oct. 13: Betty Irene Moore Hall Grand Opening and Celebration

Experience the new Betty Irene Moore Hall — home of graduate health education at UC Davis Sacramento campus.
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