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 New grant aims to improve and broaden schools' practices for children with autism https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12067/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12067 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 23, 2017) - The UC Davis MIND Institute has received a 3-year, $1.4 million grant to study how to build a statewide network to improve use of evidence-based practices for students with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12067 Dorsey Griffith 2017-06-23T00:00:00Z Crocker Art Museum partners with UC Davis pain management expert for summer art meditation series https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12110/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12110 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 22, 2017) - In support and acknowledgement of the Crocker Art Museum’s work to benefit the community through art-based wellness programs, the Museum is pleased to announce it has been awarded a Hemera Foundation grant to bolster its efforts, and introduce a new, 3-week, introductory Artful Meditation course, starting June 25. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12110 Carole Gan 2017-06-22T00:00:00Z Study debunks claim of greatly improved survival rate for gunshot victims https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12106/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12106 DURHAM, NC (June 22, 2017) - The survival rate of U.S. gunshot victims has not shown a marked improvement, as other recent studies have suggested, according to new research from Duke University and the University of California, Davis. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12106 Carole Gan 2017-06-22T00:00:00Z Researchers Validate Mouse Model for Autism https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12104/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12104 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 22, 2017) - Researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital have confirmed that mice without the Shank3B protein model aspects of brain physiology and behavioral symptoms observed in people with autism. The findings confirm that Shank3B knockout mice provide a valuable research tool for future efforts to develop new therapies. The study, supported by Autism Speaks, was published in the journal Molecular Autism. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12104 Dorsey Griffith 2017-06-22T00:00:00Z East Wing fire and life safety upgrades to begin in early July 2017 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12088/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12088 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 22, 2017) - Improvements to the fire and life-safety infrastructure for the East Wing of the hospital is set to begin July 10, 2017 and extend through November 2019. Work to improve the infrastructure will be done in phases throughout select areas of the East Wing, including corridors, stairways, rooftop mechanical spaces and patient floors. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12088 Carole Gan 2017-06-22T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health hosts migrant student workshop https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12101/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12101 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 20, 2017) - UC Davis Health welcomes 145 migrant high school students Sunday, June 25 for a day of tours, talks and opportunities to learn more about medical science from students, fellows and faculty. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12101 Dorsey Griffith 2017-06-20T00:00:00Z Mikuni Scoop Scoot raises funds for UC Davis Child Life on July 21 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12102/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12102 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 20, 2017) - Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12102 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-06-20T00:00:00Z Surviving summer with chronic lung disease https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12098/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12098 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 19, 2017) - UC Davis pulmonary health and air quality experts offer advice for saving your breath during times of high heat and poor air quality, which can be extremely challenging for those with COPD, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis and other lung conditions. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12098 Karen Finney 2017-06-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing school hosts graduation celebration https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12091/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12091 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 16, 2017) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis lauded the accomplishments of 61 master’s-degree students and nine doctoral candidates at its sixth graduation celebration. Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12091 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-06-16T00:00:00Z Immigrant farmworkers less likely to use SNAP, study shows https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12073/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12073 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2017) - The federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) — formerly known as “food stamps” — that helps low-income individuals and families purchase food is less likely to be used by farmworkers eligible for the benefit who are immigrants, Hispanic, male, childless or residing in California, new research from UC Davis health economists shows. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12073 Karen Finney 2017-06-15T00:00:00Z The Incredible Hulk's Lou Ferrigno, other superheroes visit UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12090/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12090 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2017) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital became even more super when The Incredible Hulk’s Lou Ferrigno and West Coast Avengers superheroes Wonder Woman, Green Arrow, Iron-Man, Batgirl and Black Widow visited pediatric patients this morning. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12090 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-06-15T00:00:00Z Certain vitamins can help prevent age-related cognitive decline https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12087/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12087 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2017) - Joshua Miller, professor and chair of the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, will speak about the role vitamins can play in preventing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia at a free public lecture on June 29 at 6 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street in Sacramento. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12087 Sheri Chow 2017-06-15T00:00:00Z Ultrasound for children with abdominal trauma https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12083/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12083 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 13, 2017) - Despite evidence showing that the routine use of sonography in hospital emergency departments can safely improve care for adults when evaluating for possible abdominal trauma injuries, researchers at UC Davis Medical Center could not identify any significant improvements in care for pediatric trauma patients. Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12083 Charles Casey 2017-06-13T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing graduate students showcase scholarly work at academic symposium https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12062/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12062 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 8, 2017) - From preparing health workers for better emergency response and improving monitoring for those with hypertension to restoring dignity to homeless women and identifying mental health access for young victims of trauma, the scope of work undertaken by students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis ranges from clinical to community, from birth to end of life. Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12062 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-06-08T00:00:00Z The virtual health care provider will see you now https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12069/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12069 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 7, 2017) - When Kristine Seraspi’s allergies advanced to include a cough, she weighed her options. Try to find time in her busy schedule to squeeze in an appointment with her primary care physician or check out UC Davis Health’s Virtual Clinic, a secure online diagnosis and treatment service that connects patients with practitioners on demand. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12069 Carole Gan 2017-06-07T00:00:00Z Peer group intervention can encourage inclusion of kids with ADHD https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12068/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12068 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 7, 2017) - Amori Mikami, associate professor and clinical psychologist at the University of British Columbia, will speak about ways to increase inclusion of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in peer groups at a free public lecture June 14 at 4:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12068 Sheri Chow 2017-06-07T00:00:00Z How treating a dog's tumors may help in the fight against human cancer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12064/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12064 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 6, 2017) - With its internationally renowned school of veterinary medicine and its NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, UC Davis is uniquely positioned to harness the power of each to tackle one of life’s greatest challenges: cancer.  Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12064 Dorsey Griffith 2017-06-06T00:00:00Z How gender, diet, microbiota and molecules contribute to metabolic disease and liver cancer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12063/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12063 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 6, 2017) - Researchers at UC Davis Health and other institutions have shown that gender differences in mice microbiota can modulate the risk of developing metabolic disease and liver cancer. In addition, the team found that a bile acid receptor protein, called FXR, has a profound impact on mouse microbiota and bile acid profiles and is differentially expressed based on gender. The study was published in the journal Scientific Reports. Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12063 Carole Gan 2017-06-06T00:00:00Z Cancer Center researchers present at international ASCO meeting https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12060/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12060 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 6, 2017) - Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12060 Dorsey Griffith 2017-06-06T00:00:00Z Sacramento Republic FC players deliver new doctor kits to pediatric patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12047/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12047 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 2, 2017) - Sacramento Republic FC players and staff delivered donated toy doctor kits at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and visited with pediatric patients this week. The professional soccer team hosted a drive this spring, inviting staff and fans to donate toy doctor kits. Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12047 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-06-02T00:00:00Z Gandara named "Giant of Cancer Care" https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12049/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12049 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 2, 2017) - David R. Gandara, professor and director of thoracic oncology at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been named a “Giant of Cancer Care” in lung cancer by OncLive in recognition of his work to advance the field of oncology through his contributions in research and clinical practice. Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12049 Dorsey Griffith 2017-06-02T00:00:00Z High temperatures pose danger to kids, pets left in cars https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12024/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12024 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 1, 2017) - With summer just around the corner, it’s important to remember that it is never safe for a child or pet to be left alone in a car – even if the windows are rolled down. Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12024 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-06-01T00:00:00Z Beyond broken bones, CTs also detect frailty and predict survival https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12046/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12046 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 1, 2017) - Using computed tomography (CT) to evaluate muscle health may help identify optimal treatments for older patients who fall and break their hips, a new study led by radiologists from UC Davis and Wake Forest Baptist medical centers has found. Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12046 Karen Finney 2017-06-01T00:00:00Z Technology helps NICU families stay connected with their newborns at UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12026/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12026 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 30, 2017) - One of the challenges for families with a baby in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is that hospitalizations can be very long and many families are unable to be at the bedside as much as they would like as they return to work and care for other children. UC Davis neonatologist Kristin Hoffman and IT technical supervisor George Wu have developed a program for parents to view their infants remotely when they were unable to be in the NICU. Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12026 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-05-30T00:00:00Z Singing is powerful medicine at UC Davis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12038/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12038 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 25, 2017) - UC Davis pulmonary rehabilitation patients performed pieces they learned through singing therapy on May 24 in the lobby of UC Davis Medical Center. The group, who call themselves “Rockin’ Rehab,” sang patriotic numbers in honor of Memorial Day in addition to old standards. Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12038 Karen Finney 2017-05-25T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds morning huddle improves patient flow https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12032/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12032 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 25, 2017) - Patient flow improved after the implementation of a daily morning huddle, according to a UC Davis study published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing. Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12032 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-05-25T00:00:00Z McGahan honored for lifetime achievement https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12034/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12034 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 24, 2017) - The Society of Abdominal Radiology has honored John P. McGahan, professor of radiology, with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12034 Charles Casey 2017-05-24T00:00:00Z Understanding changes in the brain can help prevent Alzheimer's disease https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12035/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12035 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 24, 2017) - Charles DeCarli, director of the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center, will speak about healthy brain aging at a free public lecture on May 25 at 6 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street in Sacramento. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12035 Sheri Chow 2017-05-24T00:00:00Z UC Davis signs agreement to license novel CT scanning technology https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12033/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12033 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 24, 2017) - UC Davis has signed a licensing agreement providing Isotropic Imaging Corporation the rights to commercialize a novel computed tomography (CT) scanner that has the potential to improve breast cancer detection and positively impact women’s health. Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12033 Dorsey Griffith 2017-05-24T00:00:00Z Teen artists put their talents and passions to work for 'donate life' https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12007/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12007 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2017) - Competitors in the third annual Sacramento Regional Donate Life Visual Arts Contest shared their winning poster and video entries and were recognized with cash prizes at a ceremony held May 11 at UC Davis Medical Center. Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12007 Karen Finney 2017-05-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Medicine celebrates 46th Commencement https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12020/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12020 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 18, 2017) - One hundred and two UC Davis School of Medicine students become doctors tomorrow following the school’s 2017 commencement ceremony on the university’s Davis campus. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12020 Charles Casey 2017-05-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Medicine faculty honored for outstanding achievements https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12019/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12019 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 18, 2017) - A pulmonary health researcher and an orthopaedic surgeon have received two of the UC Davis School of Medicine’s highest faculty honors — the Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award and the C. John Tupper Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12019 Karen Finney 2017-05-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital partners with Sacramento Native American Health Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12009/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12009 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 16, 2017) - UC Davis Children's Hospital this week announces its partnership with the Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC). UC Davis physicians and residents are now seeing pediatric patients at the clinic's J Street medical office.   Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12009 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-05-16T00:00:00Z Alliance calls to eliminate lead poisoning in American children by 2021 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12010/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12010 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 15, 2017) - An alliance of leading scientists, health professionals and children’s advocates known as Project TENDR has recommended new national goals for protecting American children from lead poisoning. In a viewpoint published today in JAMA Pediatrics, three alliance members chart a course for better safeguarding children from lead poisoning within five years and eliminating lead exposures by 2030. Mon, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12010 Doreen Purvis 2017-05-15T00:00:00Z An extra special Mother's Day https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12004/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12004 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 12, 2017) - On Mother’s Day last year, UC Davis cardiology patient Michelle Lasater received a heart transplant, ending an intense battle with pregnancy-related heart failure that began after giving birth to her daughter. Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12004 Doreen Purvis 2017-05-12T00:00:00Z First of three department chair candidates to present, May 16 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12002/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12002 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 11, 2017) - Cynthia Haq, professor of family medicine and population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, is a candidate for the position of chair of the UC Davis Health Department of Family and Community Medicine. She will present her vision for the department on May 16 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Education Building, Room 1204, at 4610 X St. in Sacramento. Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12002 Carole Gan 2017-05-11T00:00:00Z In Memoriam: Robert E. Chason, former UC Davis Medical Center CEO https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12000/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12000 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 10, 2017) - Former UC Davis Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Robert E. Chason passed away on May 8, 2017, following a brief illness. He was 73. Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12000 Carole Gan 2017-05-10T00:00:00Z Brain aging, Alzheimer's disease prevention focus of UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center's Community Engagement Learning Series https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11996/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11996 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 9, 2017) - The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center launches its 2017 Community Engagement Learning Series, featuring UC Davis faculty and nationally-prominent researchers with expertise in the field of Alzheimer’s disease. Tue, 09 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11996 Sheri Chow 2017-05-09T00:00:00Z Research examines relationship between autism and genetic disease in children https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11993/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11993 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 8, 2017) - Researcher and child neurologist Mustafa Sahin will speak about the relationship between the genetic disease tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and autism in a free public lecture on May 17 at 4:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street in Sacramento. Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11993 Sheri Chow 2017-05-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis Duchenne team honored by national parent organization https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11989/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11989 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 5, 2017) - The UC Davis Neuromuscular Research Center has been recognized as a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy for national leadership in treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11989 Charles Casey 2017-05-05T00:00:00Z Kravitz honored by Society of General Internal Medicine https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11994/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11994 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 5, 2017) - Richard Kravitz received the 2017 Elnora M. Rhodes SGIM Service Award during the Society of General Internal Medicine meeting held April 19 to 22 in Washington, D.C. Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11994 Karen Finney 2017-05-05T00:00:00Z Celebrate National Nurses Week, May 6-12 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11990/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11990 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 5, 2017) - UC Davis Medical Center will mark National Nurses Week 2017 with the annual Celebration of Nursing Excellence ceremony, Wednesday, May 10, at 11 a.m. at the Education Building. The celebration is open to all. Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11990 Carole Gan 2017-05-05T00:00:00Z MIND Institute Open House reservations still open https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11987/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11987 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 4, 2017) - The UC Davis MIND Institute open house will be held Saturday, May 6  from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and reservations are still available. Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11987 Dorsey Griffith 2017-05-04T00:00:00Z May is for Miracles at Costco as they raise funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11986/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11986 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 4, 2017) - Costco stores throughout Northern California are selling the iconic CMN paper “Miracle Balloons” to raise money for UC Davis Children’s Hospital as part of the Miracle Month of May. 2017 marks 30 years of Costco stores supporting Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals. Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11986 Ryan D. Blanc 2017-05-04T00:00:00Z Kair awarded grant to study how breast pump access affects breastfeeding rates https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11774/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11774 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 3, 2017) - Laura Kair, assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at UC Davis, has received a $14,000 grant to study whether the distribution of breast pumps at hospital discharge improves exclusive breastfeeding rates among low-income, first-time mothers. Wed, 03 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11774 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-05-03T00:00:00Z Warmer weather, open windows raise risk of kids falling https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11978/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11978 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 2, 2017) - About 5,000 children are treated nationally inl emergency departments each year for window fall-related injuries. These falls and injuries tend to be more common during the spring and summer months, since people tend to open their windows during warm weather. Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11978 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-05-02T00:00:00Z Emergency medicine physician to receive Distinguished Teaching Award from Academic Senate, May 9 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11979/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11979 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 2, 2017) - John Richards, professor of emergency medicine at UC Davis School of Medicine, will receive a Distinguished Teaching Award for Graduate and Professional Education from the Academic Senate on May 9. Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11979 Carole Gan 2017-05-02T00:00:00Z CMN Miracle Maker Sunday and Friendship Invitational raise $85,492 for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11977/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11977 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 1, 2017) - Golfers came together “fore” the kids at the 11th annual Friendship Invitational this month at the Granite Bay Golf Club. Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11977 Ryan D. Blanc 2017-05-01T00:00:00Z Less is best when treating burn patients with blood transfusions https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11968/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11968 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 26, 2017) - Reducing by half the typical amount of blood provided through transfusions to burn patients makes no difference in terms of patient outcomes, a new multi-center study led by UC Davis researchers shows. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11968 Karen Finney 2017-04-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis cancer researcher receives Kimmel Scholar Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11969/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11969 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 25, 2017) - Sean Collins, assistant professor of microbiology and molecular genetics in the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences, has received a Kimmel Scholar Award from the Sidney Kimmel Foundation. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11969 Sheri Chow 2017-04-25T00:00:00Z Early cancer deaths linked to being single, living in a poor neighborhood https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11964/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11964 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 25, 2017) - Patients in California hospitals were more likely to die within 60 days of being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia – a cancer of the blood and bone marrow – if they were unmarried, lived in a less-affluent neighborhood or lacked health insurance. The UC Davis study also found that patients treated at a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center were more likely to survive. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11964 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-25T00:00:00Z Department of Pediatrics hosts PAS Meeting reception on May 7 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11967/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11967 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 24, 2017) - Faculty, alumni and friends are invited to attend the UC Davis Department of Pediatrics' reception at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting in San Francisco. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11967 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-04-24T00:00:00Z Be a part of Give Day! https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11954/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11954 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 20, 2017) - Each April the UC Davis campus celebrates its much-beloved Picnic Day. This year, they're adding a new tradition -- UC Davis Give Day -- as a way to celebrate each other and the awesome community by giving to an area of UC Davis that is important to you. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11954 Carole Gan 2017-04-20T00:00:00Z Second cancers deadlier in young patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11940/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11940 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 20, 2017) - Second cancers in children and adolescents and young adults (AYA) are far deadlier than they are in older adults and may partially account for the relatively poor outcomes of cancer patients ages 15-39 overall, a new study by UC Davis researchers has found. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11940 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-20T00:00:00Z Groundbreaking event celebrates level I verification, vision for new UC Davis Children's Surgery Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11945/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11945 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 19, 2017) - More than a hundred attendees had a sneak peek of the new UC Davis Children’s Surgery Center at this week's groundbreaking event and level I children’s surgery verification celebration. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11945 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-04-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Nursing launches Family Caregiving Institute https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11941/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11941 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 18, 2017) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis launches a new Family Caregiving Institute, dedicated to the well-being of those who care for others, with a $5 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11941 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-04-18T00:00:00Z New research on treatment for pediatric bipolar disorder focus of UC Davis lecture https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11938/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11938 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 17, 2017) - While medication is a common treatment for adults who suffer from bipolar disorder, not much research has been done on this treatment in pediatric patients – until now. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11938 Sheri Chow 2017-04-17T00:00:00Z UC Health receives Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11937/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11937 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 14, 2017) - UC Health, which includes the medical centers at UC Davis, UC San Diego, UC San Francisco, UC Irvine and UC Los Angeles, has received the 2017 Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award from ECRI Institute in Plymouth Meeting, Penn. Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11937 Carole Gan 2017-04-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Nursing hosts Community Conversation on health care, technology https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11936/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11936 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 14, 2017) - The fragmentation between the technology and health care worlds took center stage last night at a Community Conversation presented by the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis: “Why is my Smartphone Personalized, but my Health Care is Not?” Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11936 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-04-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health's Specialty Pharmacy accredited, recognized for highest level of comprehensive quality care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11923/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11923 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 12, 2017) - The Specialty Pharmacy at UC Davis Health has been accredited through 2020 by URAC, an independent nonprofit organization and national leader in promoting health-care quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11923 Carole Gan 2017-04-12T00:00:00Z Road safety event scheduled for Friday, April 21 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11823/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11823 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 11, 2017) - April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and UC Davis Health is hosting a Road Safety event on Friday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held in the Education Building lobby, 4610 X Street, Sacramento. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11823 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-04-11T00:00:00Z Improving outcomes for adults with autism spectrum disorder https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11918/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11918 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 7, 2017) - Adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will be the topic of the next Minds behind the MIND lecture on April 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. The lecture is free and open to the public. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11918 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute observes Autism Awareness Month https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11913/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11913 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 5, 2017) - April is Autism Awareness Month, and the UC Davis MIND Institute has several events planned to help increase understanding of and provide resources to families affected by the disorder. All events will be held at the MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11913 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-05T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center named a "Great Hospital in America" https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11911/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11911 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 4, 2017) - UC Davis Medical Center ranks among the 100 Great Hospitals in America 2017, a distinction by Becker's Hospital Review that recognizes excellence, leadership and innovation in the hospital and health-care industry. The Great Hospitals 2017 list appears online today. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11911 Carole Gan 2017-04-04T00:00:00Z Finding signs of anxiety and autism early in infants with fragile X syndrome https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11906/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11906 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 4, 2017) - Anxiety and autism are often key features of children with fragile X syndrome, but are not always identified early in life when treatments may be most effective.  Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11906 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-04T00:00:00Z Tips for preventing texting while driving https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11908/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11908 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 3, 2017) - April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and UC Davis Children’s Hospital is highlighting the dangers of texting while driving. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11908 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-04-03T00:00:00Z