A publication for alumni, donors, faculty and friends of UC Davis Health

Volume 15 • No 1 • Spring 2018


They said it!

Irva Hertz-Picciotto, M.P.H., Ph.D.

“There may be different kinds of health effects simply because the mix of chemicals is probably quite different.”

Amy Barnhorst, M.D.

“It’s really hard from the vantage point of being a psychiatrist to prevent violence, because most violence is not caused by mental illness... About four percent of community violence is attributable to severe mental illness.”

Aimee Moulin, M.D.

“That’s really frustrating as an emergency physician; I really like to make people feel better.”

Dan Colby, M.D.

“Often times we’re doing lots of tests trying to figure it out. If only we knew, if only a parent or someone said, ‘Oh, this is just marijuana.’”

“These rare chromosomal deletions linked to autism all appear to affect the body’s drive to eat and ability to sense when it’s full.”