UC Davis School of Nursing professor appointed to chair of national network bringing pediatric health research to underserved areas, adviser to NIH director
February 15, 2017
Jill Joseph, a physician and professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was recently named chair of the Institutional Development Awards (IDeA) Program States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network. Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the seven-year, multimillion-dollar research initiative aims to investigate innovative therapies to give children the highest probability of achieving the best health outcomes over their lifetimes.
Researchers from UC Davis School of Nursing and UC San Diego School of Medicine to study Kawasaki disease treatment options and experiences
February 2, 2017
Researchers from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego received a $2.8 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for a three-year study on the effectiveness of two different therapies for children with Kawasaki disease, as well as the burdens of treatments on those children and their families.
December 19, 2016
UC Davis Health System has been awarded a grant by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to pilot a first-of-its-kind diversity and inclusion toolkit. The three-year, $36,000 award aims to enable universities and their academic and health centers to measure institutional climate and culture.
December 1, 2016
UC Davis leaders and faculty from diverse professions and disciplines assembled to help advance pain relief and improve quality of life at the 2016 Advancing Pain Relief Symposium at UC Davis.
November 14, 2016
Faculty and researchers at UC Davis combine perspectives on pain to change how the phenomenon is alleviated, studied and taught. From the upcoming 2016 Advancing Pain Relief Summit to a recent gathering in Japan of pain experts from around the world, UC Davis drives the discussion aimed at improving quality of life.
November 7, 2016
Researchers from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis were awarded $600,000 from the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation Innovations in Care Program for their collaboration with faith-based organizations in Alameda County that address advanced illness care disparities through the Alameda County Care Alliance (ACCA) Advanced Illness Care Program.
October 31, 2016
Two physician assistant graduate students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis each received a two-year, full scholarship from the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) to pursue their passion to become primary care providers and join a community of clinicians with a shared desire to serve people with limited access to health care.
October 13, 2016
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has named the California Precision Medicine Consortium as a regional medical center group in the national network of health care provider organizations that will implement the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program.
October 10, 2016
In death as in life, former UC Davis School of Medicine Dean Hibbard E. Williams’ commitment to mentoring and advancing the career of the next generation of medical leaders lives on. Williams, who passed away at home on July 26 at age 83, will be honored by friends and colleagues — past and present — at a special Celebration of Life in Davis on Oct. 15.
October 4, 2016
More than 80 people attended the 4th annual Cancer Care Network Symposium Saturday at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center auditorium to explore key topics in cancer care, including the new End of Life Option Act.
September 19, 2016
Four doctoral students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis each received a $10,000 scholarship from the Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar Program to pursue their passion to teach new nurses.
UC Davis nursing school welcomes newest doctoral and master's-degree students in leadership programs
September 16, 2016
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis welcomed 33 graduate students Thursday at a ceremony to mark the beginning of their Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Programs. Faculty welcomed eight students embarking upon a four-year journey to earn Doctor of Philosophy degrees and 25 nurses pursuing master’s degrees in leadership.
August 11, 2016
Future physician assistants from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis gathered to mark their transition into the profession with the recitation of the PA Professional Oath.
July 26, 2016
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Clinical Professor Elizabeth Rice was selected as one of 40 nurse faculty nationwide to be a 2016 American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Leadership for Academic Nursing Program Fellow.
July 21, 2016
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and the UC Davis School of Medicine received a $2.49 million Primary Care Training Enhancement Award from Health Resources and Services Administration to improve primary care education and training.
UC Davis nursing school welcomes first class of master's entry in nursing students, record classes of physician assistant, nurse practitioner students
June 24, 2016
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis formally welcomed the largest incoming class in the school’s history, including 24 students in the school’s newest degree program, the Master’s Entry in Nursing Program. Members of the Classes of 2018 include 18 registered nurses working toward a master’s-degree as nurse practitioners and 65 future physician assistants.
June 13, 2016
Leveraging the vast expertise of scholars and scientists in medicine, nursing and other health science disciplines, UC Davis has established the Center for Advancing Pain Relief.
June 10, 2016
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis hosted its fifth graduation celebration, lauding the accomplishments of 52 master’s-degree students and eight doctoral candidates.
June 2, 2016
From role confusion for frontline nurses in leadership positions and challenges for school health administrators to confronting implicit bias in kindergarten and preparing seniors for emergencies, the scope of work undertaken by students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis ranges from clinical to community, from birth to end of life.
May 27, 2016
Jenna Shaw-Battista, the director for the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing and an associate clinical professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) at the association’s annual meeting May 25.
May 16, 2016
Gerald Kayingo, a physician assistant, assistant clinical professor and program director for the Master of Health Services ― Physician Assistant Studies Degree Program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis was awarded the 2016 Student Academy PA Student Mentor Award.
April 21, 2016
Jacqueline Stocking, a nurse and doctoral candidate at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was awarded a $50,000 Impact Research Grant from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) for her work to identify factors associated with having serious breathing trouble after surgery.
April 6, 2016
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 49th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference in Anaheim, California, today through Saturday.
Nationally recognized health leader Harvey V. Fineberg discusses nursing's role in improving quality at UC Davis lecture
March 30, 2016
Harvey V. Fineberg, a nationally recognized leader and authority on issues in public health and former president of the Institute of Medicine, discussed the role of nursing in safety and quality of health care at the annual dean’s lecture series at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.
March 29, 2016
UC Davis School of Medicine today joined with more than 60 other medical schools in a pledge to require their students to take some form of prescriber education, in line with the newly released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, in order to graduate.
March 16, 2016
U.S. News & World Report names the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis among the nation’s best for master’s-degree nursing programs in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools.