MEDIA ADVISORY: Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis hosts The American Nurse film premiere and panel discussion
April 30, 2015
Leaders at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis host the Sacramento premiere of The American Nurse at the Crest Theatre. The event, in conjunction with National Nurse’s Week, celebrates the dedication of nursing professionals. School of Nursing Founding Dean Heather M. Young, along with current graduate students, discusses the evolving roles within the nursing profession.
April 28, 2015
Katherine Kim, assistant professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was selected for one year of seed funding from the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) as part of the 2015 CITRIS Seed Fund Awards.
April 22, 2015
More than two dozen UC Davis nursing faculty, researchers and students will present their scholarly work focusing on health-care quality, equity and access at the Western Institute of Nursing 48th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from April 22-25.
April 14, 2015
Three master’s-degree students in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Master of Science — Leadership Graduate Degree Program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis took home top awards at the 2015 UC Davis Interdisciplinary Graduate and Professional Student Symposium.
April 10, 2015
Heather M. Young, the founding dean of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was today named one of the Sacramento Business Journal’s “2015 Women Who Mean Business.”
April 3, 2015
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis announced today it received a $2.5 million gift from Dignity Health to create the first endowed deanship at UC Davis.
March 26, 2015
Faculty with the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis are among those awarded mental-health research grants from the UC Davis Behavioral Health Center of Excellence. Assistant Professor Carolina Apesoa-Varano received $200,000 to lead a study on Latina caregivers and Associate Adjunct Professor Alberto Odor will collaborate on a study applying technology to language barriers.
March 24, 2015
Katherine Kim, assistant professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, presents today at The Institute of Medicine, Roundtable on Health Literacy workshop, “Health Literacy and Health Information Technology,” in Washington, District of Columbia. Kim’s research on adapting technology for use by Native American populations is among topics examining how technology is used to make health decisions.
March 10, 2015
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.
March 5, 2015
Pain management experts from UC Davis and the nation convened Wednesday to discuss quality pain care for older adults at the 2015 Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Lecture Series: Leading Change, Advancing Health.
March 5, 2015
Candidates from this spring’s graduating class of the Doctor of Philosophy program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis announced a $27,156 endowed scholarship fund for future students of the program, beginning this fall.
UC Davis School of Nursing receives grant to further develop integrative case-based learning programs for clinical graduate students
February 9, 2015
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis has received a $150,000 grant from the Office of Statewide Health and Planning to continue developing an integrative case-based learning curriculum for its clinical programs.
February 5, 2015
Elena Siegel, an assistant professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, received a $299,000 grant from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Center for Regulatory Excellence Grant Program to develop and test a resource manual that directors of nursing can use as a reference to ensure the registered nurses safely and effectively delegate day-to-day tasks in nursing home settings.
UC Davis nursing professor increases Spanish health-care knowledge and confidence in graduate students
January 12, 2015
A Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis faculty member received the Provost Hybrid Course Award for a course designed to educate clinical graduate students in Spanish health terminology.
UC Davis Nursing professor publishes first book examining practitioners' struggles living up to health-care ideals
November 6, 2014
Ester Carolina Apesoa-Varano, an assistant professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, recently released her first book Conflicted Health Care: Professionalism and Caring in an Urban Hospital, published by Vanderbilt University Press.
October 31, 2014
Gerald Kayingo, a physician assistant and assistant clinical professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was inducted as a fellow to the Uganda National Academy of Sciences.
October 21, 2014
Robin Whitney, a Doctor of Philosophy student at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, was one of four researchers showcased in a webcast today promoting the inaugural Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium Oct. 24 and 25 in Boston.
September 24, 2014
Nutrition, nursing and public health are just some of the fields represented by the 63 new students entering the four graduate programs at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.
September 23, 2014
A 2004 California law mandating specific nurse-to-patient staffing standards in acute care hospitals significantly lowered job-related injuries and illnesses for both registered nurses and licensed practical nurses, according to a UC Davis study published online in the International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health.
UC Davis doctoral student among first recipients of Prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars program awards
September 16, 2014
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing graduate student Sarah Brown Blake is among the 16 nurses who are the first recipients of the Future of Nursing Scholars program awards.
August 5, 2014
Founding Dean for the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, Heather M. Young, was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award by the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging — the Gerontological Society of America (GSA).
UC Davis nursing school approved for $2.1 million award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
July 31, 2014
A research project led by the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis was approved for a $2.1 million award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study improving health for individuals with diabetes.
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis receives one of initial Future of Nursing Scholars grants to prepare doctoral nurses
July 16, 2014
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis is one of only 14 nursing schools nationwide to receive the first grants from a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) program to increase the number nurses with Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
June 26, 2014
The American Academy of Nursing announced this week that Debra Bakerjian, an assistant adjunct professor and senior director for nurse practitioner and physician assistant clinical education and practice at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, was selected as one of 168 nurse leaders nationwide for fellowship in the prestigious academy.
June 13, 2014
For the first time, eight Doctor of Philosophy students collected degrees through the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis this graduation season, along with 24 Master of Science students and six nurse practitioner and 24 physician assistant certificate graduates.
June 10, 2014
Researchers at UC Davis and other facilities have shown that telehealth consultations for clinicians at rural hospitals improve their ability to provide forensic examinations for sexual abuse. Published in the journal Child Abuse & Neglect, the study showed that clinicians with access to expert UC Davis nurses provided more thorough and nuanced exams, improving their ability to gather evidence and to make an accurate diagnosis.
June 6, 2014
Concerned with increasing news reports of human trafficking in the Sacramento region, UC Davis School of Nursing professors developed a training workshop for area health professionals in hopes of helping practitioners better identify, and then support, victims of sex trafficking.