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 Showalter appointed chief information officer for UC Davis Health https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11731/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11731 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 12, 2017) - Following an extensive nationwide search, UC Davis Health has appointed William Showalter as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11731 Mark De Anda 2017-01-12T00:00:00Z UC Davis and nation's cancer centers jointly endorse updated HPV vaccine recommendations https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11722/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11722 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 11, 2017) - Recognizing a critical need to improve national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has again united with each of the 69 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in issuing a joint statement in support of recently revised recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11722 Dorsey Griffith 2017-01-11T00:00:00Z Young Adult Bereavement Art Group begins Feb. 9 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11729/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11729 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 11, 2017) - The UC Davis Hospice Program and UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program will offer an eight-week Young Adult Bereavement Art Group for individuals ages 17 to 24 who are coping with the recent loss of a loved one. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11729 Caitlin Scordalakis 2017-01-11T00:00:00Z Are you training for a marathon in 2017? https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11728/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11728 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 10, 2017) - Interest in endurance sports such as long-distance running is growing, and finishing a marathon is likely on many New Year’s resolution lists for 2017. UC Davis sports medicine specialist Brandee Waite offers tips for safely running your first — or next — marathon. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11728 Karen Finney 2017-01-10T00:00:00Z Genomic sequencing illuminates recent Shigella outbreaks in California https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11719/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11719 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 9, 2017) - In a study that could have significant impact on how disease outbreaks are managed, researchers at UC Davis and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) have sequenced and analyzed genomes from Shigella sonnei (S. sonnei) bacteria associated with major shigellosis outbreaks in California in 2014 and 2015. Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11719 Carole Gan 2017-01-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health welcomes Beijing medical equipment company https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11721/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11721 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 9, 2017) - UC Davis Health has entered into an agreement with Top Grade Health Care to establish a translational research and development center to advance the treatment of patients with cancer. Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11721 Charles Casey 2017-01-09T00:00:00Z John Elder Robison to speak on autism at upcoming UC Davis MIND Institute lecture https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11713/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11713 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 3, 2017) - New York Times bestselling author and autism advocate John Elder Robison will speak on “Life with Autism” in a free public lecture on Jan. 11 at 4:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11713 Dorsey Griffith 2017-01-03T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute part of national study on video game-like therapy for ADHD https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11708/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11708 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 28, 2016) - The UC Davis MIND Institute is participating in a nationwide ADHD study using a scientifically designed video game-like technology. Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11708 Dorsey Griffith 2016-12-28T00:00:00Z Shift in some teens' use and perceptions of marijuana after recreational marijuana is legalized https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11707/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11707 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 27, 2016) - Marijuana use significantly increased and its perceived harm decreased among eighth- and 10th-graders in Washington state following enactment of recreational marijuana laws, according to a UC Davis and Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health to be published online in JAMA Pediatrics. There was no change in use or perceived harm among 12th graders or among similar grades in Colorado. Tue, 27 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11707 Doreen Purvis 2016-12-27T00:00:00Z Genomic sequencing illuminates recent Shigella outbreaks in California https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11706/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11706 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 22, 2016) - In a study that could have significant impact on how disease outbreaks are managed, researchers at UC Davis and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) have sequenced and analyzed genomes from Shigella sonnei (S. sonnei) bacteria associated with major shigellosis outbreaks in California in 2014 and 2015. Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11706 Doreen Purvis 2016-12-22T00:00:00Z Study identifies who could benefit most from exercise as a depression treatment https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11701/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11701 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 21, 2016) - Factors such as advanced age and greater aerobic capacity increase the likelihood that exercise will work as a treatment for depression in elderly patients, a recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has shown. Wed, 21 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11701 Charles Casey 2016-12-21T00:00:00Z Children's Hospital's online newsletter published today https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11698/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11698 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 20, 2016) - The Pediatric Press, UC Davis Children's Hospital's online newsletter, has published its winter issue today. Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11698 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-12-20T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health System awarded grant to advance culture of diversity and inclusion https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11694/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11694 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 19, 2016) - UC Davis Health System has been awarded a grant by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to pilot a first-of-its-kind diversity and inclusion toolkit. The three-year, $36,000 award aims to enable universities and their academic and health centers to measure institutional climate and culture. Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11694 Rebecca Badeaux 2016-12-19T00:00:00Z UC program excels at reducing hospital blood clots https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11690/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11690 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 15, 2016) - Results of a UC-wide venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention program, led by Gregory Maynard, chief quality officer for UC Davis Medical Center, have shown a significant reduction in hospital-associated VTEs at all five participating UC hospitals, according to a recently released study authored by Maynard and published in the December 2016 issue of the Journal of Hospital Medicine. Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11690 Mark De Anda 2016-12-15T00:00:00Z Fragile X drug trial gets $11.5 million in NIH funding https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11686/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11686 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 15, 2016) - The UC Davis MIND Institute and Rush University Medical Center have been awarded $11.5 million from the National Institutes of Health to test a new therapy designed to improve language learning for children fragile X syndrome.  Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11686 Dorsey Griffith 2016-12-15T00:00:00Z Hormonal contraception is safer than expected for women with diabetes https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11678/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11678 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 14, 2016) - Strokes and heart attacks are rare for women with diabetes who use hormonal contraception, with the safest options being intrauterine devices (IUDs) and under-the-skin implants, new research published in Diabetes Care shows. Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11678 Karen Finney 2016-12-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital joins ImproveCareNow network https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11683/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11683 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 14, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has joined ImproveCareNow, a network of care centers where clinicians, researchers, patients and parents work together to help care for kids with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11683 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-12-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis part of national effort on links between health and exercise https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11675/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11675 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 13, 2016) - We know that exercise is good for you. But why, and how? The National Institutes of Health today (Dec. 13) announced a six-year, $170 million nationwide project to dig deep into the molecular changes that come from physical activity, and how they influence health. Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11675 Andy Fell 2016-12-13T00:00:00Z Genetics and environment combine to influence autism-associated genes https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11674/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11674 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 13, 2016) - Researchers at UC Davis have shown that a well-known neurotoxin (PCB 95) and a chromosomal duplication (Dup15q) have a profound impact on DNA methylation, the epigenetic process that can influence gene activity. These cumulative genetic and environmental “hits” alter the epigenetic landscape during development, altering genes linked to autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study was published in the journal Cell Reports. Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11674 Dorsey Griffith 2016-12-13T00:00:00Z Toby Marsh named UC Davis Medical Center chief nursing and patient care services officer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11667/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11667 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 12, 2016) - Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11667 Mark De Anda 2016-12-12T00:00:00Z Immunotherapy improves survival in late-stage lung cancer patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11671/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11671 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 12, 2016) - A large trial by UC Davis professor David Gandara has found that the immunotherapy atezolizumab was superior to chemotherapy for patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11671 Dorsey Griffith 2016-12-12T00:00:00Z Healthy weight only protects women from hot flashes during the early stages of menopause https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11659/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11659 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 6, 2016) - Greater weight increases the likelihood of hot flashes and night sweats during early stages of the menopause transition but reduces those symptoms throughout menopause and beyond, new UC Davis research published in the journal Menopause shows. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11659 Karen Finney 2016-12-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital supports safe sleep practices https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11656/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11656 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 2, 2016) - Every year in the United States, 3,400 infants die of sleep-related causes. In Sacramento County, one infant every other week dies, due to their sleep environment. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11656 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-12-02T00:00:00Z UC Davis hosts symposium to address alleviating pain through collaboration https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11650/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11650 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 1, 2016) - UC Davis leaders and faculty from diverse professions and disciplines assembled to help advance pain relief and improve quality of life at the 2016 Advancing Pain Relief Symposium at UC Davis. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11650 Rebecca Badeaux 2016-12-01T00:00:00Z Eye Center's principal optometrist receives mentoring award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11649/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11649 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 1, 2016) - Melissa Barnett, principal optometrist at the UC Davis Eye Center, received the Mentoring Award from the Women in Optometry association. She is one of six optometrists recognized for excellence in leadership, mentorship and education, and innovation. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11649 Carole Gan 2016-12-01T00:00:00Z Votes for UC Davis Children's Hospital could result in $50,000 to help local kids https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11651/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11651 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 1, 2016) - UC Davis Health System 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. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11651 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-12-01T00:00:00Z Pediatric stroke survivor to run CIM MaraFUNRun on Sunday https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11646/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11646 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 30, 2016) - An otherwise healthy Sacramento pre-teen, Chanell Roberts had just finished running in her P.E. class when the stroke hit. After initial treatment, she was brought to UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11646 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-11-30T00:00:00Z Gram-negative bacteria may influence Alzheimer's disease pathology https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11642/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11642 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 29, 2016) - For the first time, researchers have found higher levels of Gram-negative bacteria antigens in brain samples from late-onset Alzheimer’s disease patients. Compared to controls, patients with Alzheimer's had much higher levels of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and E coli K99 pili protein. In addition, The UC Davis team also found LPS molecules congregated with amyloid plaques, which have been linked to Alzheimer’s pathology and progression. The research was published today in the print edition of the journal Neurology. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11642 Dorsey Griffith 2016-11-29T00:00:00Z Lifestyle changes and dementia risk topic of talk at Lesher Center for the Arts https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11641/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11641 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 29, 2016) - Can lifestyle changes help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? John Olichney, UC Davis professor of neurology and a behavioral neurologist, will address the question at a public lecture Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11641 Dorsey Griffith 2016-11-29T00:00:00Z Alarming health disparities could be prevented by breastfeeding https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11637/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11637 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 23, 2016) - Black infants had over twice the deaths of whites attributable to lack of optimal breastfeeding, a new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics shows. Black infants also had over three times the rate of necrotizing enterocolitis, a devastating disease of preterm infants, attributable to suboptimal rates of feeding with their mother’s own milk. Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11637 Karen Finney 2016-11-23T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital hosts toy drive Dec. 20-23 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11609/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11609 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 22, 2016) - To make the donation of toys and other gifts easier for generous businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals who would like to make the season brighter for hospitalized children, UC Davis is offering donors the opportunity to drive up and drop off donations for the holidays. Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11609 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-11-22T00:00:00Z UC Davis Eye Center grateful patient named Outstanding Benefactor of the Year https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11626/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11626 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 16, 2016) - Ernest E. Tschannen, whose historic $38.5 million total gift to UC Davis will transform eye care in the Sacramento region and beyond for generations to come, today received the Outstanding Benefactor award from the California Capital Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11626 Carole Gan 2016-11-16T00:00:00Z Kindness, compassion key to cancer center pharmacy program https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11623/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11623 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 16, 2016) - Jacquelyn Conway, a mother who enjoys taking long walks and cooking organic meals, was told she had invasive breast cancer In August 2012. That began an arduous series of cancer treatments starting with chemotherapy – and a determined approach to survival.  Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11623 Dorsey Griffith 2016-11-16T00:00:00Z Cancer research pioneer to speak on therapy advances https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11617/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11617 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 15, 2016) - Alan Ashworth, renowned basic cancer scientist and president of the UCSF Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, will present a talk on synthetic lethal approaches to cancer therapy Nov. 30 at UC Davis. Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11617 Dorsey Griffith 2016-11-15T00:00:00Z Mobile health data may offer new pathways to better patient care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11615/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11615 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 15, 2016) - A UC Davis-led team has been awarded a $1.2 million grant from California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine (CIAPM) to explore the use of personalized mobile health data to improve chronic disease management and care. Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11615 Charles Casey 2016-11-15T00:00:00Z Using antibiotics wisely: Do's and Don'ts https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11610/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11610 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 14, 2016) - Knowing how to use antibiotics safely and appropriately empowers everyone to be a part of the solution to preserve the life-saving power of antibiotics, according to Larissa May, associate professor of emergency medicine at UC Davis Medical Center and a national expert on antibiotic stewardship. Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11610 Carole Gan 2016-11-14T00:00:00Z Bennet Omalu receives American Medical Association's highest honor https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11613/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11613 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 14, 2016) - Bennet Omalu, associate clinical professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at UC Davis Health System, received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Medical Association for his groundbreaking work on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) on Saturday at the 2016 AMA Interim Meeting, in Orlando, Fla. Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11613 Carole Gan 2016-11-14T00:00:00Z Organ and tissue donors honored https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11603/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11603 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 9, 2016) - Three dozen butterflies — symbols of new life — were recently released during a touching tribute to the UC Davis Medical Center patients who gave life to others. Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11603 Karen Finney 2016-11-09T00:00:00Z Consumers again rate UC Davis Medical Center as the region's best https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11598/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11598 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 7, 2016) - UC Davis Medical Center has been selected for the 17th time as a Consumer Choice Award winner by National Research Corporation. Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11598 Karen Finney 2016-11-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Nursing researchers receive grant for novel advanced illness care program https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11597/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11597 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 7, 2016) - Researchers from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis were awarded $600,000 from the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation Innovations in Care Program for their collaboration with faith-based organizations in Alameda County that address advanced illness care disparities through the Alameda County Care Alliance (ACCA) Advanced Illness Care Program. Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11597 Rebecca Badeaux 2016-11-07T00:00:00Z Miss California visits UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11596/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11596 (November 4, 2016) - Miss California Jessa Carmack made a visit to patients at UC Davis Children's Hospital this week, along with Miss Sacramento County Lauren Berlinn, Miss Sacramento County's Outstanding Teen Nikki Holbrook and Miss City of Sacramento Outstanding Teen Violet Joy Hansen. Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11596 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-11-04T00:00:00Z Breast cancer patients have new surgery option with radioactive seed https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11591/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11591 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 3, 2016) - UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center now offers a new technique for breast cancer patients undergoing surgery to remove breast cancer that may improve cosmetic outcomes and the patient’s surgery experience. Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11591 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-11-03T00:00:00Z Join gamers playing for UC Davis Children's Hospital on Extra Life Game Day, Nov. 5 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11585/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11585 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 2, 2016) - Local gamers of all levels and from all categories — console, mobile, PC, table-top, etc. — are uniting for one cause on Saturday, November 5: 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. Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11585 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-11-02T00:00:00Z