Welcome to the Health Alumni and Friends section of UC Davis Health magazine. This section includes news and updates from the UC Davis School of Medicine Alumni Association and the new Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. It is also a source to keep in touch with faculty, staff, students and graduates of UC Davis Health System’s many programs. These include the medical degree, graduate nursing, health informatics, public health and physician assistant/family nurse practitioner programs, as well as the graduate medical education program at UC Davis Medical Center.
Medical Alumna: Suzanne Kilmer
Nationally prominent laser surgeon Suzanne Kilmer hosts fellowship and residents in her practice
Nationally prominent laser surgeon Suzanne Kilmer ’87, an innovator in use of laser equipment for removal of tattoos, resurfacing, hair removal and other procedures, believes that her devotion to conducting research has benefited her practice as well as her patients.
On Bioethics: Ben Rich
Ethics, law and public policy of health-care reform
Health-care reform had not been a major focus of American bioethics until the Association of Bioethics Program Directors took it under consideration last year. Consider what a just health-care and injury-compensation system might look like.