UC Davis Health System news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health System news UC Davis Health System news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/themes/default/images/logo.gif https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health System news Impact of medical marijuana laws on teen substance use differs by grade https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12528/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12528 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 14, 2017) - A study assessing the impact of medical marijuana laws (MML) on adolescent substance use  has found decreased use of all substances among 8th graders, no change among 10th graders and increased non-medical use of prescription opioids and cigarette use among 12th graders, following MML enactment. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12528 Carole Gan 2017-12-14T00:00:00Z More new moms need recommended postpartum care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12525/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12525 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 14, 2017) - About half of new moms in California, including those with diabetes, do not receive critical follow-up care within three months after giving birth, a new study published in the December issue of the journal Contraception shows. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12525 Karen Finney 2017-12-14T00:00:00Z Simulation model finds Cure Violence program and targeted policing more effective in curbing urban violence https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12527/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12527 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 14, 2017) - When communities and police work together to deter urban violence, they can achieve better outcomes with fewer resources than when each works in isolation, a simulation model created by researchers at the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program, Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the University at Albany has found. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12527 Carole Gan 2017-12-14T00:00:00Z World renowned neonatologist leads UC Davis Department of Pediatrics https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12519/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12519 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 12, 2017) - Satyan Lakshminrusimha, a world renowned neonatologist, has been named chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the UC Davis School of Medicine. The department provides state-of-the-art clinical care and conducts research into disease conditions affecting infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Lakshminrusimha also serves as medical director of UC Davis Children's Hospital, the only nationally ranked pediatric hospital in inland Northern California. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12519 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-12-12T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing school hosts pinning ceremony for inaugural master's-entry nursing students https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12518/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12518 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 11, 2017) - Leaders and faculty from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis hosted a pinning ceremony for students in the inaugural class of the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing program. The traditional event is a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into the nursing profession. Members of the inaugural class formally complete their graduate school studies Dec. 15 and are then prepared take the national licensing examination for registered nurses. Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12518 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-12-11T00:00:00Z Children's Hospital's online newsletter published today https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12511/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12511 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 7, 2017) - The Pediatric Press, UC Davis Children's Hospital's online newsletter, has published its winter issue today. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12511 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-12-07T00:00:00Z 2017 Lazer Radiothon totals exceed previous year https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12514/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12514 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 7, 2017) - Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis and Lazer Broadcasting Corporation raised close to $200,000 for UC Davis Children’s Hospital during the annual Lazer Radiothon held in October. The $198,746 total reflects a 32 percent increase over 2016. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12514 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-12-07T00:00:00Z Once upon a time at the MIND https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12510/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12510 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 5, 2017) - More than 1,250 children and their families gathered at the MIND Institute on Saturday for the 15th annual thank-you party, a celebration of their participation in studies or programs that advance research in neurodevelopmental disorders. Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12510 Shawn Kramer 2017-12-05T00:00:00Z UC Davis physician honored as one of the nation's top cardiologists https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12489/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12489 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 5, 2017) - UC Davis physician and nationally recognized heart disease expert Ezra A. Amsterdam has made Forbes' list of top cardiologists in the U.S. Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12489 Karen Finney 2017-12-05T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers collaborate on census of microbial life on the International Space Station https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12460/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12460 Davis, Calif. (December 5, 2017) - Microbiologists at the University of California, Davis who analyzed swabs taken by astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) and compared them with samples from homes on earth as well as the Human Microbiome Project found that the microbial community in this unique habitat was very diverse and more closely resembled that of homes than of humans. Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12460 Doreen Purvis 2017-12-05T00:00:00Z Microscope that uses ultraviolet instead of visible light emerging as powerful diagnostic tool https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12507/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12507 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 4, 2017) - A microscope using ultraviolet light to illuminate samples enables pathologists to assess high-resolution images of biopsies and other fresh tissue samples for disease within minutes, without requiring the time-consuming preparation of conventional slides or destroying the tissue. Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12507 Carole Gan 2017-12-04T00:00:00Z Joey Travolta will speak at the MIND Institute as the next Distinguished Lecturer on Dec. 13 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12509/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12509 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 4, 2017) - The UC Davis MIND Institute will host Joey Travolta on Wednesday, Dec. 13 as part of the ongoing Distinguished Lecturer Series. Travolta, owner of Inclusion Films, will present “Lights, Camera, Independence” at 4:30 p.m. at the MIND Institute Auditorium, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. This event is open to the public, and no reservations are required. A 30-minute question-and-answer session will follow the hour-long lecture. Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12509 Doreen Purvis 2017-12-04T00:00:00Z Pathology professor receives UC Davis Distinguished Emeritus Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12490/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12490 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 29, 2017) - Robert Cardiff, renowned pathologist who specializes in the diagnosis of breast and mammary cancer in both human and animal models, has been selected to receive the UC Davis Emeriti Association's 2018 UC Davis Distinguished Emeritus Award. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12490 Carole Gan 2017-11-29T00:00:00Z Statewide survey finds physicians, pharmacists comply with prescription drug monitoring registration. Next step: increase use https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12478/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12478 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 29, 2017) - A state law that funded upgrades to California’s prescription drug monitoring program and mandated physicians, pharmacists and controlled substance prescribers to register by July 2016 significantly increased registration rates, a new survey of 1,904 California physicians and pharmacists conducted by the UC Davis Violence Prevention Program has found. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12478 Carole Gan 2017-11-29T00:00:00Z Votes for UC Davis Children's Hospital could result in $50,000 to help local kids https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12488/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12488 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 29, 2017) - UC Davis Health employees and the general public are invited to cast their votes to support UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12488 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-11-29T00:00:00Z Denying patient requests lowers physician ratings https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12483/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12483 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 27, 2017) - Patients who ask for specialist referrals, laboratory tests or certain medications and don’t get them tend to be less satisfied with their doctors than those whose requests are fulfilled, new research from UC Davis Health shows. Based on the results, the study authors recommend communications training for physicians that fosters positive experiences for patients without agreeing to all requests for particular diagnostics or treatments. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12483 Karen Finney 2017-11-27T00:00:00Z New county mental health urgent care clinic provides alternative to emergency department https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12484/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12484 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 27, 2017) - Sacramento County is opening a Mental Health Urgent Care Clinic Nov. 29 for adults and children with less acute psychiatric crises or for those requiring an urgent psychiatric evaluation. Located on the county’s Mental Health Treatment Center campus on Stockton Blvd., the walk-in clinic provides an important alternative to UC Davis Medical Center's busy emergency department. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12484 Carole Gan 2017-11-27T00:00:00Z Study shows long-term benefits of steroid hormone medications in Duchenne muscular dystrophy https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12482/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12482 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 27, 2017) - A large, multi-center, international study to assess the long-term benefits of glucocorticoid treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) concludes that it does preserve muscle strength and function as well as reduce the risk of death for patients. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12482 Charles Casey 2017-11-27T00:00:00Z Three UC Davis Health faculty named AAAS fellows https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12474/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12474 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 21, 2017) - Three UC Davis Health faulty members have been elected to the newest class of fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. They are among 15 UC Davis faculty to receive the honor, announced today. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12474 Carole Gan 2017-11-21T00:00:00Z UC study finds performance on med school interviews linked to demographics https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12477/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12477 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 21, 2017) - The medical school interview – a key determinant in the admissions process and, ultimately, in the physician workforce – appears to skew for or against applicants depending on their age, gender and self-identified disadvantaged socioeconomic status. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12477 Charles Casey 2017-11-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health collaborating with Marshall Medical Center on electronic health records project https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12473/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12473 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 21, 2017) - A shared project between UC Davis Health and Marshall Medical Center has enabled the Placerville-based community hospital to transition to a new, state-of-the-art electronic health record (EHR) system. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12473 Charles Casey 2017-11-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health and Sacramento County Reach Settlement Agreement over Payment for Health Care Services to County Indigent and Jail Inmates https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12471/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12471 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 20, 2017) - UC Davis Health and the County of Sacramento have mutually agreed to a resolution of the University’s pending lawsuit against the County.  Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12471 Charles Casey 2017-11-20T00:00:00Z Maternal immune response affects genes in microglia, neural development https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12465/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12465 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 20, 2017) - UC Davis MIND Institute esearchers have shown in a mouse model that an elevated maternal immune response changes the epigenetic landscape in offspring’s microglia, immune cells found in the brain and spinal cord. These changes affect genes associated with immune signaling and neural development, some of which have been implicated in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study was published online in the journal Glia. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12465 Dorsey Griffith 2017-11-20T00:00:00Z NIH's Clinical and Translational Science Award program director visits UC Davis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12462/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12462 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 20, 2017) - Christopher P. Austin, a neurologist and geneticist who directs the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at NIH, spent Wednesday, Nov. 8 touring UC Davis research labs. He gained insights from CTSC program leaders, physicians and scientists on how to improve the movement of observations from the laboratory and clinic into the community with interventions that reach and benefit patients. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12462 Carole Gan 2017-11-20T00:00:00Z In cancer, talking about bad news can be good https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12466/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12466 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 17, 2017) - Giving bad news is never easy, especially when it’s life or death. But when an oncologist delivers a poor prognosis to a cancer patient, does it harm their relationship?  Some research studies have suggested it can. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12466 Dorsey Griffith 2017-11-17T00:00:00Z Drive-through donations! https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12458/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12458 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 17, 2017) - To make the donation of toys and other gifts easier for generous businesses, non-profit organizations and donors, UC Davis is offering donors the opportunity to drive up and drop off donations for the holidays. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12458 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-11-17T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center spending $215 million on seismic safety upgrades https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12461/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12461 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 16, 2017) - Getting ready for “the big one” – a major earthquake – is a constant focus at UC Davis Medical Center.  Seismic safety planning and construction on the university’s 140-acre Sacramento campus must meet rigorous standards and deadlines. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12461 Charles Casey 2017-11-16T00:00:00Z $2 million grant brings telemedicine to children with disabilities https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12433/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12433 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 15, 2017) - The UC Davis Department of Pediatrics has received a $2 million, five-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to fund a new telemedicine program for children in remote communities. The School-Based Tele-Physiatry Assistance for Rehabilitative and Therapeutic Services (STARS) program will provide critical physiatry care for kids with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries and other disabilities. The team believes the program will close gaps in care, improve quality of life for affected children and save money. [En Español] Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12433 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-11-15T00:00:00Z Med student honored with prestigious scholarship https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12444/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12444 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 13, 2017) - Nancy Rodriguez, a third-year medical student at UC Davis School of Medicine, has been awarded one of this year’s Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarships by the Association of American Medical Colleges. Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12444 Charles Casey 2017-11-13T00:00:00Z Preventing pertussis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12442/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12442 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 9, 2017) - Pertussis, widely known as “whooping cough,” is a contagious bacterial infection of the respiratory system. It’s called “whooping cough” because children infected with it gasp for air between the fierce bouts of coughing that it causes. Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12442 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-11-09T00:00:00Z CMN hosts Gratitude Golf Tournament 'fore' the kids https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12430/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12430 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 8, 2017) - More than 70 golfers participated in Monday’s Gratitude Golf Tournament, hosted by Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis. Located at the Yocha Dehe Golf Club, the event featured a day of golf, gratitude and fellowship in support of children’s health and UC Davis Children’s Hospital. The event was made possible by a $5,000 golf grant from Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation. Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12430 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-11-08T00:00:00Z Unlocking the genetics of cancer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12427/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12427 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 7, 2017) - For many, breast cancer is more than just a disease – it’s personal. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. But through new discoveries at the genetic level, the personal nature of cancer will eventually be what helps to beat it. Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12427 Dorsey Griffith 2017-11-07T00:00:00Z Jerant selected to lead Department of Family and Community Medicine https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12420/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12420 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 6, 2017) - Anthony Jerant, a physician-leader known for his commitment to patient- and family-centered care, has become chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UC Davis. Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12420 Karen Finney 2017-11-06T00:00:00Z Startup Cognivive plans games as digital therapies https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12426/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12426 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 6, 2017) -  A startup company founded by a University of California, Davis, neuroscientist is developing video games that act as “digital medicine” to treat children with cognitive impairments, as well as people with cognitive limitations resulting from brain injury or aging. The company, Cognivive, is built on research by co-founder Tony Simon, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at UC Davis, and others showing that playing action video games can enhance players’ spatiotemporal cognitive abilities. Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12426 Dorsey Griffith 2017-11-06T00:00:00Z Minds Behind the Mind Spanish Series: The Importance of Family Context on November 16 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12423/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12423 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 6, 2017) - The 2017-2018 Spanish Minds Behind the MIND lecture series kicks off on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street in Sacramento. Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12423 Dorsey Griffith 2017-11-06T00:00:00Z Media advisory: Experts available for interviews during COPD Awareness Month https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12422/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12422 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 1, 2017) - UC Davis Health physicians, surgeons, researchers and educators are available as media resources on COPD. Interviews with patients can be arranged as well. To schedule an interview, please contact Karen Finney at 916-734-9064 or klfinney@ucdavis.edu. Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12422 Karen Finney 2017-11-01T00:00:00Z Trick or treating fun at UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12411/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12411 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 31, 2017) - UC Davis Children's Hospital’s Halloween celebration took place today on the pediatrics unit. Patients and staff got into the Halloween spirit with costumes, games and trick-or-treating. The special event was made possible by the Davis 7 pediatric nurses and the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department. Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12411 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-10-31T00:00:00Z Join gamers playing for UC Davis Children's Hospital on Extra Life Game Day, Nov. 4 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12406/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12406 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 31, 2017) - Local gamers of all levels and from all categories — console, mobile, PC, table-top, etc. — are uniting for one cause on Saturday, November 4: to save and improve the lives of kids treated at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Extra Life, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) fundraising program, provides game-loving locals a fun way to support UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the local CMN Hospital. Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12406 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-10-31T00:00:00Z Bronze sculpture "Waiting" among works celebrated at Crocker Art Museum beginning Oct. 29 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12401/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12401 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 27, 2017) - Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12401 Carole Gan 2017-10-27T00:00:00Z Peers can reduce tobacco use among younger smokers https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12394/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12394 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 25, 2017) - Participating in a brief intervention delivered by their peers in community settings can help reduce smoking among youth and young adults, a new study from a team of tobacco-cessation researchers shows. Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12394 Karen Finney 2017-10-25T00:00:00Z National Institute of Mental Health director to speak at the MIND https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12391/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12391 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 25, 2017) - The UC Davis MIND Institute will host Joshua Gordon on Wednesday, Nov. 8 as part of the ongoing Distinguished Lecturer Series. Gordon, director, National Institute of Mental Health, will present “A neural circuit approach to mental illness” at 4:30 p.m. at the MIND Institute Auditorium, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. This event is open to the public, and no reservations are required. A 30-minute question-and-answer session will follow the hour-long lecture. Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12391 Dorsey Griffith 2017-10-25T00:00:00Z American College of Surgeons dedicates scientific forum to Farmer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12389/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12389 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 24, 2017) - The Scientific Forum of this year’s Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), held Oct. 22-26 in San Diego, has been dedicated to Diana Farmer, chair of the UC Davis Department of Surgery and surgeon-in-chief of UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12389 Karen Finney 2017-10-24T00:00:00Z UC Davis to host fourth annual Human Genomics Symposium https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12380/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12380 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 24, 2017) - Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12380 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-10-24T00:00:00Z Bullying prevention tips for families https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12387/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12387 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 24, 2017) - More than one out of every five students report being bullied, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. October is national bullying prevention month and UC Davis adolescent medicine physician Laura Kester has prepared some helpful tips for families to help them identify and combat bullying behaviors. Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12387 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-10-24T00:00:00Z MIND Institute researchers detect reversal of behavioral deficits in a rare genetic disorder https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12368/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12368 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 23, 2017) - Research conducted in mice at the UC Davis MIND Institute suggests that a drug treatment can reverse cognitive deficits and social abnormalities in a rare genetic disorder, 16p11.2 deletion syndrome, which includes symptoms of intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder, among others. Results of parallel studies conducted at the MIND and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Picower Institute for Learning and Memory appear in the latest issue of the journal Neuropsychopharmacology. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12368 Dorsey Griffith 2017-10-23T00:00:00Z Pulmonary Function and Exercise Testing Lab helps pediatric congenital heart patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12382/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12382 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 23, 2017) - Five-year-old Zoey Kenison slips her feet onto the bike pedals and begins cycling, hands gripping the handle bars. But this is no ordinary bike. It’s a pediatric cycle ergometer, a fixed stationary bike that measures her heart rate, blood pressure, electrocardiogram and breath-by-breath respiratory indices, including volumes and the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12382 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-10-23T00:00:00Z UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center hosts caregiver workshop Nov. 4 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12378/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12378 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 23, 2017) - The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center will host a caregiver workshop on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St., Sacramento.  Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12378 Dorsey Griffith 2017-10-23T00:00:00Z Moonshot grant advances immune therapy for dogs - and one day people - with cancer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12373/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12373 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 20, 2017) - UC Davis has received its first National Cancer Institute (NCI) Moonshot grant  ̶  $2.5 million over five years  ̶  to explore immunotherapy treatments for dogs who develop melanoma and osteosarcoma and that may one day benefit humans, as well. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12373 Dorsey Griffith 2017-10-20T00:00:00Z Cancer Center hosts lung cancer research conference https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12372/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12372 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 19, 2017) - Members of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center lung cancer treatment team will present at WCLC 2017, a one-day conference on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in San Francisco. Presenters will share the latest lung cancer and other thoracic malignancy advances highlighted at the recent 18th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer in Japan. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12372 Dorsey Griffith 2017-10-19T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis partners with Lazer Broadcasting Group for radiothon Oct. 25-27 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12294/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12294 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 17, 2017) - Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis will kick off its radiothon with Lazer Broadcasting Group Oct. 25-27 to raise funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Stations will broadcast a mix of patient stories, facts and interviews into regular programming to raise awareness of and funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital.  Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12294 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-10-17T00:00:00Z In memoriam: James A. Fischer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12370/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12370 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 17, 2017) - James A. “Jim” Fischer, a highly regarded UC Davis cardiologist and beloved mentor, died Sept. 8, 2017, in Sacramento. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12370 Charles Casey 2017-10-17T00:00:00Z Kohl's to donate $450,000 to UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12348/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12348 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 17, 2017) - Kohl’s Cares will donate $450,000 over two years to the UC Davis Children’s Hospital's Kohl’s Injury Prevention program. The program will support three strategies in the Sacramento community: to educate teen drivers on safe driving, educate families on childhood safety in and around cars, and educate violently injured and at-risk youth, identified through the UC Davis trauma program, on violence avoidance strategies. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12348 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-10-17T00:00:00Z Fernandez y Garcia receives best poster award at International Conference on Communication in Healthcare https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12363/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12363 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 17, 2017) - Erik Fernandez y Garcia, associate professor of clinical pediatrics at UC Davis Children's Hospital, has been awarded the best poster presentation at the 2017 International Conference on Communication in Healthcare and Health Literacy Annual Research Conference in Baltimore this month. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12363 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-10-17T00:00:00Z Medical Center recognized for employing workers with developmental disabilities https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12360/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12360 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 16, 2017) - The California Disability Services Association has recognized UC Davis Medical Center with one of its annual Employer of the Year awards for its excellence (in the large employer category) in hiring persons with developmental disabilities. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12360 Carole Gan 2017-10-16T00:00:00Z Hundreds turn out for Betty Irene Moore Hall grand opening celebration https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12359/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12359 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 16, 2017) - More than 500 people gathered Friday to celebrate the grand opening of Betty Irene Moore Hall at the UC Davis Sacramento campus. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12359 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-10-16T00:00:00Z What physicians can do to stop mass shootings and firearm violence https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12361/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12361 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 16, 2017) - In the wake of the Las Vegas mass shooting, many ask what can be done to prevent these tragedies. In an editorial and article published Oct. 16, Annals of Internal Medicine editors along with Garen Wintemute, an emergency room physician and authority on gun violence prevention, urge physicians and health-care providers to make public commitments to ask patients about firearms, counsel them on safe firearm behaviors and take further action when an imminent hazard is present. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12361 Carole Gan 2017-10-16T00:00:00Z Lecture highlights the need for truth in biomedical research https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12355/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12355 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 12, 2017) - John P.A. Ioannidis, a leader in encouraging fresh and effective approaches in evidence-based research and clinical investigations, will speak on “Biomedical Research: The False and the True, the Waste and the Useful” as the UC Davis Health Snively Visiting Professor in Family and Community Medicine. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12355 Karen Finney 2017-10-12T00:00:00Z Build-a-Bear brings smiles to UC Davis Children's Hospital patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12354/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12354 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 12, 2017) - Sometimes a bear hug is just what the doctor ordered. And today was a day of bear hugs (and bat hugs, cat hugs and monkey hugs). Build-a-Bear Workshop in Roseville brought all of these stuffed animals, as well as plenty of clothes, beating hearts and stuffed animal-sized backpacks, to the pediatric patients at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12354 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-10-12T00:00:00Z Reaching out to Puerto Rico: UC Davis pediatrician returns after serving on a Disaster Medical Assistance Team https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12350/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12350 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 11, 2017) - Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12350 Carole Gan 2017-10-11T00:00:00Z In Memoriam: Richard W. Katzberg https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12346/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12346 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 10, 2017) - Department of Radiology faculty and staff are mourning the passing of Richard Katzberg, a former professor and department chair who passed away in South Carolina last month at the age of 71. Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12346 Charles Casey 2017-10-10T00:00:00Z Noncompliance thwarts comprehensive background check policy for private-party sales, study finds https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12342/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12342 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 9, 2017) - Of the three states that recently expanded comprehensive background check (CBC) policies to include all gun transfers, including those among private parties, only Delaware showed an overall increase in firearm background checks. Washington and Colorado had no changes, which the study authors say suggests that compliance and enforcement were incomplete. Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12342 Carole Gan 2017-10-09T00:00:00Z "Smart" immune cells: Emerging cancer therapy research at UC Davis receives a boost with NIH award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12339/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12339 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 6, 2017) - Assistant Professor Sean Collins, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, has received a $1.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health to advance the development of “smart” immune cells for therapies to treat cancer and other diseases. The five-year NIH Director’s New Innovator Award aims to provide new insight into how to engineer immune cells to control their recruitment and response to tumors. Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12339 Dorsey Griffith 2017-10-06T00:00:00Z Meyers appointed to governor's precision medicine committee https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12340/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12340 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 6, 2017) - Fred Meyers has been appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Precision Medicine, a new group of experts that will contribute to the state’s continuing efforts to use advanced computing and technology to better understand, treat and prevent disease. Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12340 Charles Casey 2017-10-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis, CIRM host free patient-advocate event on stem cell therapies, Oct. 10 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12338/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12338 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 6, 2017) - The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and UC Davis are hosting a free patient advocate event about how stem cell therapies are helping patients with unmet medical needs. The event is open to the public. Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12338 Carole Gan 2017-10-06T00:00:00Z Public lecture: Psychotherapist shares his family's journey with mental illness https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12303/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12303 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 6, 2017) - Stephen Hindshaw shares his family’s journey with mental illness — and his vision to remove the stigma — at a free public lecture sponsored by the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at UC Davis on Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12303 Carole Gan 2017-10-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis, NEC Society launch major project to examine the use of probiotics in vulnerable preemies https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12323/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12323 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 5, 2017) - Thanks to the leadership of Mark Underwood, chief of neonatology at UC Davis Children's Hospital, and the NEC Society’s Scientific Advisory Council, the NEC Society is launching a Multi-NICU Probiotic Quality Improvement (QI) Project. It is the first project of its kind to capture data from NICUs that are ready to start routine administration of probiotics to very low birthweight infants (VLBWs) at risk for necrotizing enterocolitis. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12323 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-10-05T00:00:00Z 2017-2018 MIND Institute Distinguished Lecture Series begins Oct. 11 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12330/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12330 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 4, 2017) - The UC Davis MIND Institute kicks off its 2017-2018 Distinguished Lecturer Series this month with Urs Meyer, pharmacology professor at the University of Zurich. Meyer’s presentation, “Maternal Infection and Immunity in Neurodevelopmental Disorders,” will take place Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 4 p.m. at the MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. This event is open to the public and no reservations are required.  Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12330 Dorsey Griffith 2017-10-04T00:00:00Z 2017-2018 Human Genomics Seminar Series starts Oct. 4 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12325/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12325 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2017) - UC Davis Children's Hospital, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UC Davis Genome Center are hosting the 2017-2018 Human Genomics Seminar Series, a monthly series focusing on genomic medicine topics, led by UC Davis faculty. Seminars will be held the first Wednesday of every month at noon at the Center for Health and Technology, room 1341. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12325 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-10-03T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital receives the 2018 Women's Choice Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12320/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12320 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 2, 2017) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been named as a Best Children’s Hospital  and Best Children’s Hospital for Emergency Care by the Women’s Choice Award, America’s trusted referral source for the best in health care. Mon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12320 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-10-02T00:00:00Z