Carol Robinson, R.N., M.P.A., N.E.A.-BC, F.A.A.N.Carol Robinson, R.N., M.P.A., N.E.A.-BC, F.A.A.N.

Chief Patient Care Services Officer

Carol A. Robinson is chief nursing officer for UC Davis Medical Center. She oversees more that 1,800 nurses and nurse practitioners who provide care to more than 200,000 patients every year in the 619-bed, acute-care hospital and its more than 100 primary- and specialty-care clinics, which handle more than 900,000 visits. Highly trained nurses support 10 critical-care units in the hospital as well as 24-hour adult and pediatric emergency departments.

Under her leadership, UC Davis Medical Center has distinguished itself as one of the best work environments for nurses in the United States. It maintains a nurse-patient ratio that meets or exceeds state-mandated staffing ratios. In addition, vacancy and turnover rates for the nursing staff are among the nation's lowest.

Robinson has been responsible for introducing innovative programs to help improve patient care, including a primary-nurse model that has been adopted by other hospitals, a lift-team to help with patients and a multilingual nursing team to help non-English-speaking patients during their stays at the hospital.

Robinson joined UC Davis in 1980 as assistant director of hospital and clinics, and later became director before becoming chief nursing officer.

Robinson received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and a master's in public administration from the University of California, San Francisco.

Robinson is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and a Johnson & Johnson Wharton fellow. She is a member of American Association of Critical Care Nurses; American Organization of Nurse Executives; American Trauma Society; Association of California Nurse Leaders; Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Eta Chapter, Nursing Honor Society and past President of Soroptimist International of Sacramento, Inc. She also has served as chairperson for Healthy Communities Committee, an ad hoc committee of the Association of California Nurse Leaders.

Robinson is also an avid rower who was a member of a Sacramento-based rowing team that won three gold medals in 2006 at the U.S. Masters National Rowing Championships in Seattle.

Betty M. Clark, R.N., M.P.A., N.E.A.-B.C.Betty M. Clark, R.N., M.P.A., N.E.A.-BC
Director, Hospital & Clinics
Patient Care Services

Betty Clark is the assistant director for specialty services within patient care services (PCS). Specialty services includes cardiothoracic ICU, burn ICU and burn treatment center, cardiac ICU, medical ICU, trauma ICU, cardiology services, cardiothoracic progressive care unit, respiratory care services, GI endoscopy unit, aphresis/PICC, pulmonary services lab and AIMS services.

Clark began her nursing career at UC Davis Medical Center in the surgical ICU as a new graduate in June 1975. Subsequently, she served as assistant nurse manager and manager of the surgical and cardiothoracic ICUs. She was promoted to assistant director of surgical services and patient care services in 1998 after serving as the acting assistant director for five months. In 2002, she assumed responsibility for specialty services.

Clark was born and raised in Sacramento. She obtained her BSN from California State University, Sacramento in 1975 and MPA from the University of San Francisco in 1998. She is board certified in Nursing Executive Advanced by the ANCC. Clark is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Association of California Nurse Leaders, Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Eta Chapter, Nursing Honor Society, American Nursing Association,and American College of Healthcare Executives. She is a CCRN alumni having earned her CCRN in 1978.

Clark is actively involved in the implementation of the electronic medical record serving as the lead for PCS. She led the implementation of UC Davis's patient centered, interdisciplinary documentation system and is working on implementing barcode technology to reduce errors and improve safety. Clark is also the co-chair of the Medical Error Reduction Committee.

In her spare time, reading, gardening and family are her passions. 

Judie Boehmer, R.N., M.N.Judie Boehmer, R.N., M.N., N.E.A.-BC, FABC

Director, Hospital & Clinics
Patient Care Services


Judie Boehmer's responsibilities include: UC Davis Children's Hospital; University Birthing Suites; Women's Pavilion; Infection Prevention and Control; Quality and Safety; Children’s Hospital Surgical Program, along with Policies and Procedures.

Since joining UC Davis Medical Center in 1988, she has held various positions including staff nurse, nurse educator and nurse manager. She also has 15 years of home care experience in the Sacramento area. Ms. Boehmer received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Minot State University in 1988, and her Master's Degree in Nursing Administration from the University of Phoenix in 1997. In addition, she completed the Wharton Nursing Leaders Program at the Wharton School of Business and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of the fellowship program at the Advisory Board Company in Washington D.C.

Ms. Boehmer is a member of the following professional organizations: American Nurses Association, Association of Women's Health Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses, American College of Healthcare Executives, Society of Pediatric Nurses, American Organization of Nurse Executives, and Women in Philanthropy. She has presented at national & international conferences, appeared on Good Day Sacramento, Sac & Co., along with commercials for Wenmat Fitness Center and other health care videos and virtual tours.

Ms. Boehmer is active in the community. She serves as a member of the following boards: Painted Turtle Camp; Ronald McDonald House Charities; Child Abuse Prevention Center; Children's Miracle Network.


Toby Marsh, R.N., M.S.A., M.S.N., F.A.C.H.E., N.E.A.-BC

Director, Hospital & Clinics
Patient Care Services


Toby Marsh received his bachelor of science in health services from California State University, Fresno in 1997; his master in human resources degree from Central Michigan Universityin 2000; his associate degree in nursing from Pacific Union College in 2004; and his master of science in nursing from Gonzaga University in 2010. Toby attended the Wharton Nursing Leaders Program at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 2008.

He is a member of the American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, Nursing Honor Society and the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Toby has been a Sacramento area resident since 2003. He accepted the position of assistant chief nursing officer at UC Davis Health System in 2010. Toby has held a variety of nursing positions including: staff nurse, charge nurse in ICU/CCU; hospital nursing supervisor; and nurse manager. He previously served as a captain in the United States Air Force for seven years with significant command responsibilities in personnel, administrative and training programs for more than 3,500 personnel.

Mr. Marsh led the initiative to establish an inpatient safety net for patients and families called Code Help as part of UC Davis Health System's commitment to safe, high-quality care.

Marci Hoze, R.N.., M.P.A.
Director, Hospital & Clinics
Patient Care Services


Marci Hoze graduated with a bachelor of science in nursing from California State University, Sacramento in 1996. She received a Masters in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco in 2011 and attended the Wharton Nursing Leaders Program at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 2008.

Ms. Hoze joined UC Davis Medical Center as a clinical nurse in the Emergency Department in 1997. She has held a variety of positions including staff nurse, assistant nurse manager and nurse manager prior to accepting her current position in 2013. 

Her areas of responsibility include: NSICU; transplant, hematology/oncology, surgical and neurology acute care and rehabilitation inpatient units; apheresis/peripheral stem cell collection/PICC services, pulmonary services lab and AIM services; social services; labor relations and collective bargaining; licensing and certification; clinical nurse specialists; organ donation; and the wound care program. Ms. Hoze is also the lead on the UC Davis Medical Center sepsis mortality reduction committee.