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UC Davis Health - Spring 2014

Leading a team

Spring 2014 Issue Cover

Only days after arriving, the new medical school dean, who is also vice chancellor for Human Health Sciences, took time to be interviewed about herself, the future of health care and UC Davis.


Nice matters: A conversation with new Vice Chancellor and Medical School Dean Julie Ann Freischlag

Nice matters: A conversation with new Vice Chancellor and Medical School Dean Julie Ann Freischlag

Only days after arriving, the new medical school dean, who is also vice chancellor for Human Health Sciences, took time to be interviewed about herself, the future of health care and UC Davis.


Clinic without walls

Clinic Without walls

When Leonard Abbeduto looks at the beautiful sandstone building that houses the UC Davis MIND Institute, its director thinks not only of the enormous amount of research and patient care aimed at children with neurodevelopmental disorders and their families that is conducted within. His gaze also is directed outside the walls – to the community at large.


Leading a revolution

Leading a revolution

For more than two decades, UC Davis has been a leader in telehealth, enhancing patient care and bringing specialist expertise to underserved areas. Part of the solution to America's health-care conundrum may come from the burgeoning field of connected health, which includes telehealth, networked devices, smart phone apps and electronic health records.


Genomics leads cancer discoveries in new directions

Genomics leads cancer discoveries in new directions

As the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center looks enthusiastically to the future, so does the survivor, Elizabeth Lacasia, who was diagnosed eight years ago with a rare form of lung cancer, bronchioalveolar carcinoma.


The unstoppable bean

The unstoppable bean

When a young pit bull rescue named Bean first visited the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, she had so many health problems that her chances of adoption – let alone survival – were slim.


Articles

Alumni news

On Bioethics: Ben Rich
is brain death really death?

Despite neurological criteria required for pronouncement of death, clinicians continue to encounter significant resistance from some families when told that their loved one is brain dead.
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Departments

Portraits of giving

Thanks a billion

The Campaign for UC Davis, a multi-year universitywide initiative to inspire 100,000 donors to contribute $1 billion in philanthropic support, propelled the university to even greater heights of distinction, scholarship and service. Read more




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