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Ray Soriano © UC Regents

Compassion, empathy, technology

Rayne Soriano, a nurse and doctoral student at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, immerses himself in analyzing patient data. READ MOREarrow

Tian lab group: from left to right: Stelios Papadopoulos, Ruqiang Liang, Joey Broussard, Lin Tian, Haitao Yan and Guilai Shi. © UC Regents

2014 Rita Allen Foundation Scholarship supports brain imaging studies

Lin Tian’s fascination with neuroscience stems from a deep curiosity about the complexity and elegance of the human brain. READ MOREarrow

Dr. Robin Steinhorn © UC Regents

'I really love babies'

Robin Steinhorn has spent much of her medical career on groundbreaking research aimed at helping our world’s most fragile humans – newborn infants struggling to take their first breaths. READ MOREarrow

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The sixth vital sign

Distress screening critical to patient care READ MOREarrow

Photograph of mother holding child in a swimming pool © iStockphoto

Drowning takes only seconds

The days are longer and the weather is warming. Many people are eager to seek relief from the heat at the nearest body of water. However, pools, lakes, rivers, and the ocean claim thousands of lives each year. READ MOREarrow

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First vascular surgery fellow aims to help her community

UC Davis Health System’s first vascular surgery fellow — LeAnn Chavez — completed her two-year training program on June 30. READ MOREarrow

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MIND Institute slates annual Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders

The daylong conference offers nine seminars on a broad array of subjects delivered by some of the world’s leading experts on neurodevelopmental disabilities. READ MOREarrow

Photograph of Davis Acosta, associate vice chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, and medical students © UC Regents

Amid contrasts

David A. Acosta spent many years working in a community health center in Susanville, Calif. READ MOREarrow

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Dude! Where’s my sunscreen?

In California, where fun in the sun is a way of life, teens love to hang out at the beach or by the pool to beat the summer sizzle. READ MOREarrow

Photograph of outdoor thermostat indicating hot weather © iStockphoto

Surviving summer with COPD

Summer days of high heat and poor air quality that can be extremely challenging for those with reduced breathing capacity due to COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. READ MOREarrow