Alumni and events
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
June 18 — Neuroscientist nursing faculty speaks at international Buddhist event
Philippe Goldin, a neuroscientist and assistant professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, presented at the 10th Global Conference on Buddhism, “Buddhism, Neuroscience and Mental Health: Making a Mindful Connection,” in Toronto, Canada, June 16-18. The conference brought together experts in both the Buddhist and the scientific communities to consider opportunities and connections between Buddhism, mental health and neuroscience with a goal to improve life and mental well-being through mindfulness. Philippe’s presentation was “Mindfulness and Mental Health: The Buddhist and the Scientific Approach.” Philippe is a mindfulness expert who uses functional neuroimaging, such as function magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), to investigate how different types of interventions, such as mindfulness-based stress reduction, impact neural and behavioral indicators of emotion reactivity, emotion regulation, attention regulation and conceptual self-views. His work focuses on adults with diagnosed mood, anxiety disorders and chronic-pain disorders.
California’s largest hospital provider fosters culture of inquiry
As 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.
June 9: Academic Symposium
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Students present their scholarly work. Activities include panel discussions, summaries of doctoral dissertations, podium presentations and research poster displays.
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June 15: Graduation celebration
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Programs Classes of 2016 are honored at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Graduation Celebration at the Mondavi Center on the UC Davis Campus. The Office of Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony follows at the ARC Pavilion. Check back for additional information.