National Advisory Council
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing National Advisory Council gathered for its 2012-13 meeting in April 2013.
The National Advisory Council advises on strategy and provides input on long-range plans in several areas, including strategies to achieve the vision, continuous improvement and evaluation of impact, and sustainability. Council members also serve as advocates for the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.
G. Russell (Russ) Bell, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Beckman Coulter (convening chair)
Claire M. Fagin, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Professor, Dean Emerita, School of Nursing and Interim President Emerita, University of Pennsylvania (founding chair)
George Bo-Linn, M.D.
Chief Program Officer, Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Linda Burnes Bolton, Dr.P.H., M.S.N., F.A.A.N.
Vice President and Chief of Nursing, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Douglas F. Busch
Chief Operating Officer, Care Innovations
Natalie Bush, M.S.N.
Nurse and Philanthopist
Jennie Chin-Hansen, R.N., F.A.A.N.
CEO, American Geriatrics Society
President and CEO, Dignity Health
Joanne M. Disch, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Clinical Professor, University of Minnesota School of Nursing; Director, Katharine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership
Suzanne Feetham, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago; Senior Scientist, Self-Management Science Center at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Visiting Professor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee College of Nursing
J. Taylor Harden, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Program Director, Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Initiative, Gerontological Society of America
Martha N. Hill, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Dean, The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Medicine and Public Health
Member, National Advisory Board, UC Davis Health System; Former Member, University of California Board of Regents; Former Chair, University of California Board of Regents
Louise L. Liang, M.D.
Senior Advisor, Kaiser Permanente International, former Senior Vice President, Quality and Clinical Systems Support, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals; Former Chair, Board of Directors, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Wayne McCormick, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.
Professor, University of Washington Department of Medicine; Chief, Long-Term Care Service, University of Washington School of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Executive Vice President, Sponsorship, Mission Integrity and Philanthropy, Dignity Health
Andrew P. Mezey, M.D.
Physician and former Director, Division of General Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical Center; Visiting Professor and former Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics, former Associate Dean, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University
Nilda (Nena) Peragallo, Dr.PH., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Dean, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies
Claire Pomeroy, M.D., M.B.A.
Vice Chancellor, UC Davis Health System; CEO, UC Davis Health System; Dean, School of Medicine (ex-officio member)
Susan Reinhard, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Senior Vice President for Public Policy, AARP and Chief Strategist for Center to Champion Nursing in America
Peter C. Scheidt, M.D., M.P.H.
Director of the Grants Enhancement Office, Children’s Research Institute at the Children’s National Medical Center
Cheryl M. Scott
Senior Advisor, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
S. Leonard Syme, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology and Community Health, UC Berkeley School of Public Health; Co-principal investigator of Health Research for Action, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Helen Thomson, R.N.
Retired Supervisor, Yolo County Board of Supervisors; Former Assemblywoman, California State Assembly
Richard B. Weininger, M.D.
Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategies and Chairman of the Board, CareCore National