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Heart and Vascular
  • November 15, 2022

    Abdominal aortic aneurysm surveillance program saving lives

    UC Davis Health and AI software company Illuminate have developed a centralized abdominal aortic aneurysm surveillance program using artificial intelligence software. The effort identifies at-risk abdominal aortic aneurysm patients who may have been ‘lost-to-follow-up’ either due to COVID-19 or other factors.

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  • April 21, 2022

    New initiative to make UC Davis Health a leader in organ transplant equity

    A new initiative called Pluralist will challenge the current paradigm and pursue equity in organ transplantation. The effort will place particular emphasis on communities of color in Sacramento and throughout California by using education intervention tools like social networks and digital media.

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  • April 18, 2022

    Pediatric Heart Center nurse practitioners raise funds for Make-a-Wish kids

    The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center nurse practitioners are hiking to make wishes come true for children diagnosed with critical illnesses, including congenital heart disease. Barb Goebel, Mary Zanobini and Callie Brecek are fundraising for the Make-a-Wish Northeastern and Central California and Northern Nevada chapter’s Trailblaze Challenge, a 23.2-mile hike along the Tahoe Rim Trail.

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  • February 11, 2022

    Educating communities during Heart Failure Awareness Week

    During Heart Failure Awareness Week experts will encourage people to learn more about heart failure. They’ll host discussions on UC Davis Health’s Facebook page in English and Spanish covering what heart failure is, why it occurs and how to prevent and treat it.

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