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

Feb. 17 — Doctoral alumna speaks at international diabetes scientific conference
Deborah Greenwood, a 2014 graduate of the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, presented at the 10th International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes in Paris. Her presentation, “Engaging People with Type 2 Diabetes: Clinical Decision Support Analyzes Structured Glucose Data to Support Self-Management,” focused on a study where diabetes patients used in-home glucose monitors. Results were transmitted to a remote portal and then recommendations were delivered to participants. Deborah said 96 percent of participants agreed or strongly agreed they were more involved in their care and 93 percent reported their health was better following the intervention.

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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

March 18: California Association of Nurse Practitioners dinner
Family nurse practitioner alumni are invited to join other alumni and faculty at a special dinner in conjunction with the 40th California Association of Nurse Practitioners Educational Conference in Burlingame, California. Join others at 6:30 p.m. March 18 to reconnect with an extraordinary network and get a sneak preview of a new School of Nursing alumni initiative. To learn more, contact Sarah Mentze, director for alumni and external relations.

April 13: Community Conversation: Why is my Smartphone Personalized, but my Health Care is Not?
What will it take to create customized, connected care? Gain understanding and explore the future of health care with national health and technology experts at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Community Conversation from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 2017, at The Citizen Hotel in Sacramento. Visit the website SONrsvp.com for full event details, including panelist line up, parking and RSVP information. Also on the website, you can help frame the evening’s conversation by submitting your ideas on how you envision care that is customized for you.

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