Health-care reform is now on the top of the national agenda, but at UC Davis Health System, researchers have been contributing provocative and impactful work to improve health care in America for nearly two decades.
A bold vision, bright future in cardiovascular health. UC Davis Health System is improving cardiovascular health through state-of-the-art patient care, cutting-edge research, education and outreach.
UC Davis Health System is proud to be home to medical, nursing, family nurse practitioner / physician assistant, public health and health informatics students and to also be the internship site for pharmacy, nutrition and other programs. Improving the health of our communities requires that we bring together these perspectives, and UC Davis is well positioned to do so.
Women have long been underrepresented in the field of medicine. Moreover, women's unique health issues, as well as gender-specific responses to many diseases, have too often been inadequately addressed in medical education and medical research.
With the region's only comprehensive children's hospital and robust education and research programs in children's health, UC Davis Health System is committed to doing all it can to ensure children grow up to be happy, healthy and productive adults. Sacramento area mother
Seventy-eight million Americans born between 1947 and 1964 are approaching "senior" status, creating dramatically different expectations of what it means to be 65 or 80 – or even 100 years old. The nation's health-care systems need to adapt to meet these new expectations of wellness.
Nursing students at the new Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis will learn shoulder-to-shoulder with UC Davis School of Medicine students to enhance the effectiveness of health-care teams of the future.
The UC Davis Foods for Health Initiative builds upon campus strengths by bringing together more than 90 faculty members from food science, medicine, veterinary medicine, agriculture, engineering and public health to consider all aspects of food, from the farm to the table, in the health of the individual.
Medical advancements over the past 40 years have resulted in decreases in death rates for many cancers, putting us ever closer to winning the war on cancer. New technologies and increased understanding of genomics are helping us to better predict cancer risks in individuals and better target appropriate interventions.
UC Davis is at the forefront of confronting some of the most difficult and persistent infectious diseases that exist today or may emerge in the future.
Neuroscience, which encompasses a number of disciplines from pain medicine and neurology to ophthalmology and psychiatry, is one of the most rapidly expanding fields in medicine.
UC Davis research into the occupational health of California farmworkers gives the institution a unique strength to its public health program.
A serious accident or life-threatening injury can happen to anyone. And when it does, UC Davis and our nationally ranked trauma team will be there to help. Every day - 24 hours a day - our doctors and nurses work together to save lives.
Jan A. Nolta, director of the university's new stem cell research program, and Gerhard Bauer, the program's specialized cell and gene therapy laboratory director, will further propel the university's rapidly expanding stem cell research program.
Access to quality, compassionate medical services that are culturally and linguistically appropriate is central to UC Davis Health System’s vision of reducing health disparities among the patients we serve.
Thirteen-year-old Allison Pansius knows all too well that what she eats is a matter of life or death. She was 10 months old when she suffered an extremely severe reaction to peanut butter. UC Davis researchers look at nutrition from all angles to better define the relationship between diet and disease.
Claire Pomeroy becomes the new vice chancellor of human health sciences, and dean of the School of Medicine.
From the time physicians could only imagine what the brain and other parts of the human body looked from the inside to the advent of microscopes and X-ray machines, medical knowledge through imaging has grown in quantum leaps. Every advance leaves researchers thirsting for more.
Good doctor-patient communication puts the patient back in the spotlight.
Simulators are programmed to act like nearly any adult or pediatric patient a physician might encounter, enabling medical students, nurses and allied health professionals to practice common medical procedures and rehearse responses to emergency situations and complex medical conditions.
Taking a look around us: An emerging field of environmental epidemiology at UC Davis is allowing researchers to track down clues where we live to diseases such as autism and cancer.
A scanning tunneling microscope operated under ultra-high-vacuum conditions enables UC Davis researchers to visualize and manipulate materials atom by atom. With such unprecedented spatial resolution the researchers are developing advanced approaches to study HIV infection, diagnosis and treatment.
Sophisticated imaging tools and advances in genomics are enabling researchers from the Center for Neuroscience and the Center for Image Processing and Integrated Computing to explore and evaluate the functioning brain like never before.