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2014 coverage

March 26

Mentors Conference Share With Young Participants The Opportunities In Health Professions
The Sacramento Observer, by Genoa Barrow

Nurses, doctors and other health professionals participated in the Yes2Kollege Mentors Conference in March as part of the non-profit organization’s Minority Health Profession Mentors Program. The event brought health professionals together with area students and parents and featured Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing's Assistant Adjunct Professor, Jann Murray-Garcia as a keynote speaker.

March 17

Stockton's leaders of color to be honored

Tammy Wickliffe, a successful UC Davis physician assistant alumna who specializes in wound care, is the keynote speaker next month at an event honoring men and women of color. Wickliffe will speak at the annual Women of Color/Man About Town awards dinner sponsored by the African-American Chamber of Commerce and Foundation of San Joaquin. 

March 3

Study: Oral Hygiene Can Save Patients' Lives

Dian Baker, a 2009-20011 Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Postdoctoral Fellow and a consulting faculty member, is featured on Capital Public Radio to discuss a recent study of oral hygiene among hospital patients. Baker worked with a team of nurses to reduce hospital-acquired pneumonia by 37 percent through the application of basic oral hygeine in a Northern California hospital system.

Feb. 20

Leading Voice Set to Deliver
California Association of Nurse Practitioners Connections online newsletter

Leah Morris, Senior Clinical Consultant for Covered California, will present the keynote address at CANP’s 37th Annual Educational Conference, taking place March 20-23 in Newport Beach. A recent graduate of both the nurse practitioner and masters’ degree leadership programs at UC Davis, Morris was a Registered Nurse working as an administrator for a managed-care insurance company when her mother’s grave illness inspired her to return to school with the goal of connecting with individual patients again.

Jan. 24

Nursing designation raises UCD Med Center profile
Sacramento Business Journal, Kathy Robertson

The UC Davis Medical Center won back a prestigious “magnet” nursing designation last week, a national benchmark for nursing excellence and quality of patient care. The designation is particularly important to UC Davis because the hospital had it before and lost it. “What magnet looks at is how a hospital uses evidence to ensure care is as high as possible,” said Heather Young, founding dean of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. “It’s a wonderful recruitment tool for us.”

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