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.

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Jonathan LippmanEmpowering education fosters thriving on the job
Jonathan Lippman, a 2019 alumnus of the Master of Health Services — Physician Assistant (P.A.) Studies Program, says graduating from the UC Davis program opened doors he never imagined. Read more about how he felt prepared to launch his career as a P.A.

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July 4 — Doctoral alumnus publishes article exploring adaptations of existing devices to manage diabetes  
Perry Gee, a 2014 alumnus of the doctoral program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, collaborated with a team of researches from Utah, Washington and California, to analyze social media examining patient do-it-yourself innovations. The team published the online article, “Patient-Driven Diabetes Technologies: Sentiment and Personas of the #WeAreNotWaiting and #OpenAPS Movements,” in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology in July. The team explored Twitter data of tweets with #WeAreNotWaiting and #OpenAPS between 2014 and 2017 to examine patient-led innovation. The study of more than 46,000 Tweets revealed a fast-moving, patient-led movement, supported by health care providers, to bring technology to people with diabetes. The authors concluded that those patients should be part of conversations with health professionals and researchers to expand technologies into diabetes self-management and care. Perry is a nurse scientist at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City and an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Utah.

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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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