Changing health care for the better
Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program Alumna Robin Whitney knew she wanted to be part of creating change in health care but she didn’t know what that was. Then she earned her doctoral degree and recognized she has the skills to move her ideas to something that translates into practice or has policy implications. Now, her research focuses on supporting individuals who live with serious illness, particularly cancer survivors, and also supporting their family caregivers.
The four University of California Schools of Nursing welcome its third cohort this month in the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) certificate program. Together, we seek to prepare new mental health clinicians to serve Californians where they're needed most.
We formally welcomed our first-year physician assistant students to their clinical rotations with a white coat ceremony Jan. 13 in Betty Irene Moore Hall.
More than three dozen students from underserved high schools in Sacramento spent two weeks at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. They received hands-on experience and discovered the pathways to a future in the nursing profession.