As alumni of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, you are the school’s most important asset and its greatest strength. As leaders in health care organizations, faculty at higher education institutions, members of primary-care teams and influencers within policy-making bodies, you illustrate how graduates fulfill the vision and mission of the school.

Through word-of-mouth support to promote the school and financial support to enable future students to benefit from the philanthropy that yielded your education, your involvement is critical to the future success of the school. Through your partnership, faculty, staff and students at the School of Nursing discover ways to advance health, improve quality of care and shape policy.

Alumni distinctions

advancing health megazinePhysician assistant alumna launches clinic career in rural community
Read about Morgan Hines and what led her to pursue practice in the rural community where she initially worked in during her clinical rotations. See the latest Advancing Health.

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Latest school news

March 18 — Nurse practitioner faculty present at statewide conference
Two Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing family nurse practitioner faculty presented at the 42nd Annual California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP) Educational Conference in San Diego March 14-17. Ricky Norwood, an assistant clinical professor who also practices and mentors students in the Sacramento County Health Center, presented the poster, “PTSD Screening with a Focus on Refugees,” with his fellow clinicians from the county and a refugee health clinic. The poster detailed the group’s study of a screening tool used to identify post-traumatic stress disorder among Middle Eastern and Afghan male refugees. The providers determined the tool was successful in the prevention, identification, education and early treatment of PTSD and enabled providers to improve the quality of primary care for these individuals. Assistant Clinical Professor Gordon Worley, a wilderness first aid expert, presented “Humanitarian Volunteering on a Real-World Schedule,” where he shared his experiences volunteering to drive supplies and care for patients in free clinics in Mexico. He also presented “My What Big Teeth You Have: The Assessment and Current Pharmacologic Treatment of Western Venomous Snakebites.”

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Upcoming events

Dec. 14: Master’s Entry Program in Nursing Pinning Ceremony
The completion of coursework and final exams is marked with a pinning ceremony and celebration.

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