In the news
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.