As alumni of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, you are the school’s most important asset and its greatest strength. As leaders in health care organizations, faculty at higher education institutions, members of primary-care teams and influencers within policy-making bodies, you illustrate how graduates fulfill the vision and mission of the school.

Through word-of-mouth support to promote the school and financial support to enable future students to benefit from the philanthropy that yielded your education, your involvement is critical to the future success of the school. Through your partnership, faculty, staff and students at the School of Nursing discover ways to advance health, improve quality of care and shape policy.

Bigger than Me iconRecognizing alumni impact

This National Nurses Week, May 6-12, we celebrate the impact of Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis nursing alumni by sharing your It’s Bigger than Me stories.
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Alumni distinctions

Two alumnae share their journeys into advanced practice nursing
From nurse to provider: Two nurse practitioner alumnae share their journeysMariel Yapdiangco and Sandra Calderon, both Class of 2016 alumnae of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, share why they chose UC Davis and how the school led them to their positions today as nurse practitioners.

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Latest school news

July 16 — Doctoral alumnus collaborates with UC Davis researchers
Perry Gee, a 2014 alumnus of the Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and a nursing researcher at Dignity Health, collaborated with an interprofessional team of researchers to better understand the online communities of adult diabetics. Their article, “Understanding Why Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Join Diabetes Online Communities: Semantic Network Analyses,” explored both the reasons people with diabetes join online communities as well as how practitioners may support these individuals’ efforts. Perry was a second author of the article, which was published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Aging. Perry worked with Jakeem Amir Lewis of the UC Davis Department of Human Ecology, who was the primary author of the article. Other researchers included Chia-Ling Lynn-Ho of the UC Davis Department of Communications and Lisa M. Soederberg Miller of the University of Utah College of Nursing.

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Upcoming events

Aug. 10: UC Davis Physician Assistant Alumni Reception at the California Academy of PAs Annual Conference

UC Davis physician assistant alumni are invited to reconnect with friends, faculty and colleagues at the site of the CAPA annual conference.

7 p.m. at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina | 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, contact Sarah Mentze at or 916-734-9614.

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