Nov. 4, 2022
Top RN to Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Programs
Sarah Jividen, Nurse.org
Article names the UC Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Certificate Program one of the best PMHNP programs in the country.

Family Caregiving Institute leads national effort to enhance nursing schools’ curriculum
Mirage News
Article highlights Family Caregiving Institute collaboration with University of Utah to better prepare future nurses to work with family caregivers.


Nov. 2, 2022
‘Unfold’ looks at Knights Landing clinic
Amy Quinton, Davis Enterprise
Brief article highlights School of Nursing Associate Professor Susan Adams and her partnership with the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and the Knights Landing One Health Clinic to help underserved people and animals in the region.


Oct. 14, 2022
Decreasing HIV risk for sexual assault survivor
Mirage News
Article highlights a study that Assistant Professor Jessica Draughon Moret is launching that explores the efficacy of a decision-aid app to support providers and patients for HIV postexposure prophylaxis.


Sept. 27, 2022
Advanced practice providers bring value, increase access
Mirage News
Article highlights the work of advanced practice providers and also describes how the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis not only prepares new advanced practice providers but how the school partners with the health system to transition new providers to practice.


Sept. 22, 2022
Nurse-Lead Mobile Health Care Clinic to Serve Vulnerable Communities
Jeanelle Jacobs, Clinical Advisor
News article announces a new mobile health clinic program, the Integrated Nurse-Led Mobile Clinic, to launch at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. Deb Bakerjian, the school’s interim associate dean for practice and leading the project, shares how and why the school is launching the new initiative.


June 7, 2022
Fellowship for BC nurse scientist
Boston College News
Boston College news release announcing Tam H. Nguyen, an associate professor in the Connell School of Nursing, as one of 12 nurse scientists accepted to the third cohort of the Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.


May 17, 2022
UC Davis Health offering Vietnamese Mini-Medical School for second year
Mirage News
News story announces second Vietnamese Mini-Medical School focused on healthy aging for Sacramento’s Vietnamese community. Brent Luu, a pharmacist and associate professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, is highlighted as a presenter who will provide an overview of common medications.


May 10, 2022
Leadership woven throughout every facet of new Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree program
Mirage News
News outlet features Nurses Week story about the new Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Program at the School of Nursing and how leadership is at the core of the program.

UC Davis Commencements Feature Distinguished Speakers
UC Davis News
UC Davis News provides roundup of commencement activities and speakers for spring 2022, including the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis commencement ceremony, set for June 9.


May 6, 2022
A Salute to Black Nurses: A Culture of Care
Genoa Barrow, Sacobserver
Two alumni and a faculty member from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis are recognized in this special examining Blacks in Nursing. Carter Todd, a 2018 graduate of the master’s-degree leadership program; Aron King, a 2021 graduate of the master’s-degree leadership program and Piri Ackerman-Barger, associate dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, share their personal journeys.


April 14, 2022
Illumination Foundation to host consortium on solutions to address health equity
Orange County Breeze
News release announces Illumination Foundation consortium, “Together We Can: Solutions to Address Health Equity,” set for April 19 in Anaheim, California. Piri Ackerman-Barger, associate dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is scheduled to be a panelist for the discussion, Eliminating Structural Barriers to Accessing Health Care.


April 7, 2022
University of California Health’s schools recognized as national leaders in graduate school rankings
University of California Health
News release details rankings of the health professional schools across the University of California system and lists the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis ranking of No. 23 overall in master’s-degree programs and No. 7 for master’s-degree family nurse practitioner program.


March 29, 2022
University Of California, Davis: Graduate, Professional Programs Rank Among ‘Best Graduate Schools’
India Education Diary
An article announcing the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School 2023l rankings for UC Davis included news about the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing No. 23 ranking for its master’s-degree programs and No. 7 ranking in the specialty of family nurse practitioner master’s-degree programs.


March 20, 2022
How To Conduct a Financial Intervention
Ronni Sandroff, Investopedia
Tina Kilaberia, a Heather M. Young Postdoctoral Fellow at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, discusses a study she co-authored that explored financial interventions when a family member or friend is unable to make healthy decisions. The study was reported in the October 2021 issue of The Gerontologist.


March 14, 2022
SoHum Health partners with UC Davis to host future health care professionals
Redheaded Blackbelt
Article highlights new partnership between SoHum Health in Humboldt County and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis where physician assistant and family nurse practitioner students complete clinical rotations at the Southern Humboldt Community Clinic in Garberville.


March 8, 2022
UC Davis Receives 24 Awards for Educational Marketing
UC Davis Dateline
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis received three awards in a national competition for educational advertising and digital marketing, the Educational Advertising Awards. The school’s 2021 annual magazine was recognized for both the print and online publications and the school also received a gold award for its Go Beyond advertising campaign.


Feb. 25, 2022
Name Droppers: Cavanagh elected to AACN Board of Directors
The Davis Enterprise
Stephen J. Cavanagh, dean of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, has been elected to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Board of Directors.


Feb. 19, 2022
Supporting caregivers in their difficult yet critical role
Mirage News
Article is a Q&A featuring Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Director Terri Harvath and UC Davis Health expert Helen Kales discussing insights and advice for caregivers in recognition of the Feb. 18 National Caregivers Day.


Feb. 12, 2022
UC Davis nursing school dean elected to national nursing organization board
Roseville and Rocklin Today
News article announces Stephen Cavanagh, dean for the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was elected to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Board of Directors.


Feb. 10, 2022
AACN Announces 2022 Election Results for Board of Directors and Nominating Committee
AACN Nursing
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (ACCN) announces Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Dean Stephen Cavanagh as one of six new board members for the AACN Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.


Feb. 8, 2022
Rayne Soriano, Ph.D., RN, NE-BC: Nurse educator, emergency nurse, informatics expert
NurseDeck Insider’s Perspective
Rayne Soriano, a Class of 2015 alumnus of the Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, is featured in an exclusive interview where he discusses his nursing career and his work to develop meaningful innovation in health care.


Feb. 3, 2022
From the Bedside to the Barbershop: The Natural Connection Between Nursing and Community Advocacy
Johnson and Johnson Nursing
Two Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing alumni, Aron King and Carter Todd, are featured in this story showcasing Black men nurses who lead efforts tackling health care disparities. The story highlights the Barbershop Health Talks the two established through the Capitol City Black Nurses Association and the Greater New York Black Nurses Association. The health talks seek to meet Black men where they are comfortable – in the barber shop. The idea was born through Carter’s thesis work at the School of Nursing. Carter is a 2019 graduate of the master’s-degree leadership program and Aron is a 2021 graduate of the leadership program.

Feb. 3, 2022
Video series seeks to provide family caregivers with educational resources
Sonora Slater, The California Aggie
Article highlights the Home Alone Alliance videos and resources the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing developed in partnership with AARP. Heather M. Young, who led the project when it first launched in 2014, discusses how the project combines the school’s research and clinical expertise with AARP’s outreach and public engagement.


Feb. 1, 2022
UC Davis program aims to raise awareness about inclusion and anti-racism
Melanie Townsend and Jordan Radach, Fox 40
Piri Ackerman-Barger, the associate dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, discusses the Community Campus Book Project.


Jan. 31, 202
Thanks to slavery-era ‘science,’ Black Americans today are dying of kidney disease at higher rates
Rebekah Sager, Daily Kos
Jann Murray-García, an associate professor at the School of Nursing, discusses the work of UC Davis medical students to drop race-based reference ranges from a standard kidney test that may have led to underdiagnosis and undertreatment of kidney disease in Black patients.


Jan. 27, 2022
UC Davis nursing students enhance interpersonal skills, clinical practices in intimate simulations
Brandon Nguyen, The California Aggie
Article highlights three different simulation spaces used at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis to provide a plethora of real-life scenarios for nursing students.


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