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The institution's principal publication for alumni, friends and physicians.
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"" UC Davis Medical Center Among Nation's Five Best Environments For Nurses ""
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"" Summit, Lecture Series and Research Reflect Emphasis on Aging ""
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  VA Bestows Prestigious Award on Blaisdell  
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  Obstetric and Orthopaedic Units Move into Davis Tower  
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  New $9 million Center at UC Davis to Study Role of Environment on Autism  
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  New Associate Dean Named  
     
  Survival Rates Second Highest in the Nation For Pediatric ICU Patients  
     
  Pediatrics Team Launches Unique Clinic Targeting Kindergarten Readiness  
     
  UC Davis-Lawrence Livermore Collaborative Laboratory Established  
     
  New Chair of Medical Pharmacology Named  
     
  Chicano and Latino Medical Students From Three States Gather at UC Davis  
     
  Medical Student Wins Community Service Scholarship  
     
  UC Davis Launches Public Health Master's Program  
     
  UC Davis Joins National Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research Group  
     
  Sugawara Pediatric Library Dedicated  
     
  $1 Million Gift Establishes Joe Tupin Professorship  
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Summer 2002 Issue
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SUMMIT, LECTURE SERIES AND RESEARCH REFLECT EMPHASIS ON AGING

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UC Davis Health System initiated the Northern California Healthy Aging Summit with the three local health systems and many community partners last fall. The event drew senior citizens, medical researchers, policymakers and health administrators to exchange information and develop better health services.

The event is part of an increasing, broad-based emphasis by the health system on aging. For the past two years, the UC Davis Center for Healthy Aging has sponsored its "Coming of Age" lecture series: free presentations on various aspects of aging, from fitness/ nutrition and sexuality to heart care and legal affairs. UC Davis also recently sponsored a free "mini medical school" in Roseville on aging and health science, and has increased collaborations between the School of Medicine and Division of Biological Sciences and other campus departments to better understand health changes associated with growing older.

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