In the news
Aug. 1, 2017
Understanding Unconscious Bias can Promote Health Equity
Kupiri Ackerman-Barger, Campaign for Action blog
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Assistant Clinical Professor Kupiri Ackerman-Barger writes a guest blog post for the Campaign for Action about how unconscious bias affects nurses and how professionals can learn to disengage from bias.
July 31, 2017
Celebrating Sampath (Sam) Wijesinghe, DHSc, AAHIVS, PA-V
PAs Do that blog
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the physician assistant profession, the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and the PA Health Foundation developed a blog to spotlight 50 physician assistants who make a difference. Sampath Wijesinghe, an assistant clinical professor for the physician assistant program at UC Davis, is highlighted for his work supporting underserved areas and HIV prevention and care.
July 26, 2017
Another record-breaking fundraising year at UC Davis
Laura Pizzo, Daily Democrat
The $5 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to launch a Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School is highlighted as a top gift for UC Davis this past year.
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How social media and technology are changing the lives of the elderly
Alicia Matsuura, Deseret News
With baby boomers aging and technology advancing, more older adults are active internet users. School of Nursing Dean Heather M. Young discusses how people can use the internet and e-health technology to improve their health.
June 21, 2017
The Boomer’s Guide to Growing Older
Associate Vice Chancellor for Nursing and Dean Heather M. Young is one of several experts who discuss baby boomers can manage the challenges they face as they grapple with health issues while caring for their aging parents or their spouses.
Transforming Health through Sustainable Community Building
Mutual Housing Newsletter
Rocio Neale, a first-year physician assistant program, is featured along with medical student Tuong Pham, for their work with Mutual Housing of California to provide a community health fair for Mutual Housing residents. The project was part of the students’ efforts in the Partners in Transforming Community Health program, a student-led effort to improve collaboration among health disciplines through community service.
April 19, 2017
Family Caregiving Institute Dedicated to Those Who Care for Others
Rocklin and Roseville Today
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis launches a new Family Caregiving Institute, dedicated to the well-being of those who care for others, with a $5 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
March 23, 2017
Video Help is On Way for Family Caregivers Who Must Draw Blood or Give Injections
Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Dean Heather M. Young discusses a partnership with AARP to develop videos and other tools to support the growing number of family caregivers tasked with medication management, injections, wound care and other health care at home.
March 22, 2017
Healing Beyond Medicine
Research at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing showcased on KVIE Public Television in Sacramento. Associate Adjunct Professor Debra Bakerjian discusses a quality improvement initiative aimed at improving dementia care in skilled nursing facilities.
Nurse Practitioner Ranked One of the Top Jobs in the U.S.!
Laura L. Van Auker for “APRN Corner,” ANA\C The Nursing Voice
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Assistant Clinical Professor Laura Van Auker writes the quarterly column to share practice issues, expand awareness and promote interest in the advanced practice nursing profession.
Health care providers will need to beef up language services, hire diverse staff, and pay attention to culturally appropriate care strategies
Sophie Quinton, Huffington Post
Jann Murray-García discusses how to present cultural competency to students in the health professions.
For its diabetes improvement project, more than 1.4 million patient-generated health data points have been integrated into the HER for clinical review and patient health management
Rajiv Leventhal, Healthcare Informatics
Senior leaders at UC Davis Health, a Sacramento-based patient care organization serving 33 counties covering a 65,000-square-mile area north to the Oregon border and east to Nevada, have long been focused on using technology to keep patients healthy while lowering costs. Includes interview with Madan Dharma, an associate professor in residence at the School of Nursing.
The musical train to memory lane
Kaelyn Tuermer-Lee,The California Aggie
Elena Siegel, an associate professor at the School of Nursing, discusses the impact of the Music and Memory project on nursing-home residents with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
January 30, 2017
Diabetes clinicians, educators must keep current with telehealth trends
Susan Weiner, Endocrine Today
Susan Weiner interviews Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis doctoral Class of 2014 alumna Deborah Greenwood about her work to harness the power of digital technology in diabetes education.