Deb Bakerjian

Family Caregiving Institute professor leads research to improve care for older adults

Deb Bakerjian’s experiences in multiple facets across her career shape her caregiving research and guide her education innovations. As she leads several educational programs at the School of Nursing, she continues to partner with other experts to improve the partnership between caregivers and health providers.

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Teresa Thetford studentsThe science of caring

Meet the new physician assistant program director, Teresa Thetford. An intrigue in science led Teresa to the physician assistant (P.A.) profession. A passion to prepare future providers landed her in academia.

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Dean Stephen Cavanagh speaks at the 2022 commencement ceremonyDean’s message to the classes of 2022

Dean Cavanagh celebrates the perseverance of students, along with the commitment of faculty, staff and supporters, in his June 10 message recognizing the 135 graduates of 2022.

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Video: School of Nursing 2022 Commencement

Watch the entire Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing 2022 Commencement Ceremony video recording. UC Davis Chancellor Gary May conferred degrees to 129 master’s-degree students and six doctoral students at the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center June 9.