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Aug. 25, 2015
The plight of the novice nurse
Comstock's, Russell Nichols
Exploring new roles for nurses, with discussion from Heather Young, dean of the School of Nursing, and alumnus Rayne Soriano.

Aug. 20, 2015
The new age of nursing
Comstock's, Russell Nichols
School of Nursing alumna Nicole Smith examines how bias might impact infant mortality.

July 26-30, 2015
UC Davis plans $50M building on Sacramento campus for nursing school 
Sacramento Business Journal, Kathy Robertson 

UCD nursing school getting new building
The Davis Enterprise

UC Davis to build new $50M facility in Sacramento
California Healthline

UC Davis $50 million facility to open in Sacramento
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis announces plans for a new building in Sacramento.

July 16, 2015
UC Davis nursing students present at academic symposium
Fifty-six students of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis presented their work at the 2015 Academic Symposium on June 5.  

July 6, 2015
UC DavisSON hosts white coat ceremony
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis welcomes new students to the nurse practitioner and physician assistant classes of 2017 with a white coat ceremony.

June 19, 2015
Women Who Mean Business offer advice to younger women
Sacramento Business Journal
Heather M. Young, founding dean of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is one of 14 area women honored by the Sacramento Business Journal.

June 9, 2015
UC Davis nursing faculty receive mental-health pilot awards
Assistant Professor Ester Carolina Apesoa-Varano and Associate Adjunct Professor Alberto Odor of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing are awarded mental-health research grants from the UC Davis Behavioral Health Center of Excellence.

June 6, 2015
Dignity Health funds first UC Davis endowed deanship
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is presented with a $2.5 million gift from Dignity Health for the establishment of an endowed deanship. 

 May 15, 2015
How to exercise when you're diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
U.S. News and World Report, Lisa Esposito
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing alumna Deborah Greenwood coaches people with type 2 diabetes to effectively manage their chronic condition.

May 12, 2015
$2.5 million Dignity Health gift to UC Davis School of Nursing
Advance Healthcare Network for Nurses
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing receives a $2.5 million endowed deanship from Dignity Health.

May 4, 2015
What the tech sector gets wrong when trying to change healthcare
MedCity News, Chris Seper
Jana Katz-Bell, assistant dean for interprofessional programs at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, discusses the challenges involved in marrying systems of health care to technological advances.

April 10, 2015
Business Journal names 2015 Women Who Mean Business
Sacramento Business Journal, Beth Davis
Heather M. Young, the founding dean of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is named one of the Sacramento Business Journal’s “2015 Women Who Mean Business.”

April 2015
Study: Californians Think HIEs Worsen Data Privacy, Security
California Healthline
California Healthline reports on a study by School of Nursing Assistant Dean for Research Jill Joseph and Assistant Professor Katherine Kim that examined California consumers’ views of data sharing for health care and research together.

March 17, 2015
Drop in occupational injuries seen after nurse-to- patient ratios mandated
A 2004 California law mandating specific nurse-to-patient staffing standards in acute care hospitals significantly lowered job-related injuries and illnesses for both RNs and LPNs, according to a new study whose authors include a School of Nursing alumna.


March 10, 2015
UC Davis vet school tops U.S. News ranking
The Sacramento Bee, Loretta Kalb

UC Davis veterinary school ranks No. 1
The Davis Enterprise, Karen Nikos-Rose

Best Nursing Schools
U.S. News and World Report

UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Ranks No. 1
Sierra Sun Times
For the first time, U.S. News & World Report ranks the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis as among the best in the country for master’s-degree nursing programs in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools. The School of Nursing was among several other UC Davis programs to earn spots in the rankings this year.


January 2015
Cancer Survivors Face Ongoing Financial, Work Challenges
Clinical Oncology News, Kate O'Rourke
Robin Whitney, a nurse and doctoral student at the School of Nursing, studies the challenges of long-term survivorship of cancer. A survivor herself, Whitney's work is detailed in this article in Clinical Oncology News.

Jan. 27, 2015
NCSBN Center for Regulatory Excellence Grant Program Awards Grants Totaling More Than $1.2 Million
Yahoo Finance
School of Nursing Assistant Professor Elena Siegel is awarded a grant to develop a resource tool for directors of nursing to use in nursing homes.

Jan. 20, 2015
Heather Young speaks at Davis Senior Center on health-care changes
Davis Enterprise
UC Davis Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Heather Young discusses the changing health-care environment in a talk at the Davis Senior Center on Jan. 20, 2015.

Jan. 12, 2015
Nursing Supervisor Sees Potential In Sacramento Home Health, Hospice Care

CBS Sacramento, Karen Hansen
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing alumna Audra Flynn is making a difference in home-based nursing and hospice care with new programs that reach outside traditional care environments.

Jan. 2, 2015
Living with the psychological effects of HIV

U.S. News and World Report
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Professor Sheryl Catz comments on how depression in people living with HIV can affect more than simply their mood.

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