December 25, 2016
Davis educators to be inducted into international hall of fame
The Davis Enterprise
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Assistant Adjunct Professor Jann Murray-García was one of 11 Davis educators inducted into the Youth on the Move International Educators Hall of Fame.

December 1, 2016
Big Ideas, Virtual Reality Becomes Reality
Jennifer Thew, HealthLeaders Media
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Adjunct Professor Alberto Odor discusses how virtual reality can be used for diagnosis, for treatment, and for teaching.

November 15, 2016
Michelle Camicia, MSN CRRN CCM FAHA, Named as RNF Research Grant Award Recipient
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, Newswise
Michelle Camicia, a doctoral candidate at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, awarded funding for dissertation research.

November 11, 2016
Examining racism, discrimination and health
Bruce Robinson, KRCB
Assistant Adjunct Professor Jann Murray-Garcia discusses importance of health care professionals to exercise their influence and authority to eliminate disparities in care.

October 11, 2016
Sen. McGuire addresses medical professional shortage
California Sen. Mike McGuire (2nd Senate District, North Coast/North Bay) visited UC Davis Health Oct. 10 to learn more about programs there that prepare future health professionals, specifically for rural areas.

September 18, 2016
How can technology address the health needs of aging adults? A Medicine X panel offers tips
Jennifer Huber, Scope
Older adults aren’t usually the first adopters of new health technologies. But wearable devices and smart phone apps could help this growing population by improving patient-provider relationships, enhancing health literacy, increasing safety and engaging patients in their own health, a panel of speakers at Medicine X said Saturday. The panel included doctoral alumni Frances Patmon and Perry Gee.

August 18, 2016
Grant to improve training, primary care at UC Davis Nursing and Medical Schools
María G. Ortiz-Briones, Vida en el valle
Approximately 300 students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and the School of Medicine at the University of California, Davis, will benefit from a five-year initiative and a $2.49 million Primary Care Training Enhancement grant form Health Resources and Services Administration to improve primary care education and training.

July 18, 2016
Smarter ways to teach family members medical skills
Laura Landro, The Wall Street Journal
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis teamed up with AARP to create a series of online, how-to videos for family caregivers.

June 24, 2016
This is Competency-Based Education
Letter to the Editor, The Davis Enterprise
Elizabeth Rice, director for the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis nurse practitioner program, responds to a June1 5 opinion-editorial against expanding the scope of practice of California nurse practitioners.

June12, 2016
UC Davis nursing school hosts graduation celebration
Sacramento Today
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis hosted its fifth graduation celebration, lauding the accomplishments of 52 master’s-degree students and eight doctoral candidates.

June 6, 2016
Providing healthcare to underserved populations presents challenges and rewards
Karen Schmidt,
Article features Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Assistant Clinical Ricky Norwood, whose appointment includes providing care in the Sacramento County Clinic.

May 17, 2016
Music reaches memories for Sacramento seniors with Alzheimer’s
Claudia Buck, Sacramento Bee
In this feature story exploring the use of the Music & Memory℠ program in area nursing homes, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis researchers are credited for their role in examining how the program affects antipsychotic medications and improvement in quality of care.

April 13, 2016
UC Davis named top school for women in STEM

Gabrielle Karol, KXTV
School of Nursing Professor Mary Lou de Leon Siantz, who leads the Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives on Science at UC Davis, discusses encouraging female students to pursue advanced education in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.


April 13, 2016
Jonas Center celebrates 10 years and 1,000 nurse scholars

Janice Petrella Lynch,
The blog includes quotes from alumna Sheridan Miyamoto, a graduate of the Doctor of Philosophy Class of 2014 and a Jonas Scholar at UC Davis.

April 6, 2016
New nursing college to open next month in Rancho Cordova

Mark Anderson, Sacramento Business Journal
Theresa Harvath, associate dean for academics at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, discusses the nursing shortage and the need for more nurses.

April 1, 2016
Meeting the growing need for nurses

Theresa Harvath, associate dean for academics at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, discusses how the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing will prepare more nurses for the region.

March 16, 2016
Sacramento job fair opens up world of opportunity for youths

Cathie Anderson, Sacramento Bee
School of Nursing Dean Heather M. Young and other area leaders share their first job experiences.

‘Blackberry Winter’
Beth Ruyak, Insight, Capital Public Radio
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Assistant Professor Ester Apesoa-Varano discusses the important role of family caregiver.

March 1, 2016
Construction on Betty Irene Moore Hall reaches major milestone

A topping out event was held at UC Davis on Tuesday to mark the key point in the construction of the Betty Irene Moore Hall, which will house the nursing school and other health sciences education.

Feb 28, 2016
Study: Interventions, training could reduce ED visits for residents with dementia

Lois A. Bowers, McKnight’s Senior Living
Researchers, Tara J. Sharpp, Ph.D., RN, of California State University, Sacramento, and Heather M. Young, Ph.D., RN, associate vice chancellor for nursing at the University of California, Davis, and dean and professor at the university's Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, interviewed 14 staff members and nine family members of 71 residents of two specialized dementia units of large, chain-affiliated assisted living communities in northern California.

Feb 24, 2016
Fineberg to speak at UC Davis School of Nursing lecture series

The Davis Enterprise
Harvey V. Fineberg, a nationally recognized leader and authority on issues in public health and health policy, policy development, technology and higher education, will discuss the role of nursing in safety and quality of health care at the annual dean’s lecture series at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.

Feb. 17, 2016
UC Davis nurse-practitioner program partners with Sacramento county clinic

Mark Anderson, Sacramento Business Journal
The nursing school at UC Davis has begun a nurse-practitioner partnership with the Sacramento County Health Department to foster care in the county and further the school’s mission with underserved communities.

Jan. 21, 2016
UC Davis School of Nursing: Can familiar music improve dementia care?

The Davis Enterprise
Researchers from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis will collaborate with the California Association of Health Facilities on a quality improvement initiative aimed at advancing dementia care in skilled nursing facilities.

Jan. 20, 2016
Researchers study long-term effectiveness of treating dementia with music

Mark Anderson, Sacramento Business Journal
Researchers with the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis will investigate ways of using music to improve dementia care at skilled nursing facilities.

Jan. 13, 2016
Graduate program brings more healthcare workers to Humboldt County

A graduate-degree program through the University of California at Davis is helping address our shortage of healthcare workers in the area.

Jan. 9, 2016
Officials seek new ways to address shortage primary care practitioners

Steven Moore, Eureka Times-Standard
New efforts to address the shortage of medical providers in Humboldt County go beyond traditional recruitment methods. Officials are reaching out to sources outside the area to advise them on whether Humboldt County is well-suited for a residency program, training doctors must complete before they become licensed to practice on their own. And on Tuesday, the county Board of Supervisors will learn more about a UC Davis program where students becoming nurse practitioners and physician assistants learn together to practice in collaboration with health care professionals in a variety of clinical settings.

Jan. 3, 2016
Building a better nurse: UC Davis nursing school opens new program

The Davis Enterprise
Applications have opened for a new nursing program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. For the first time, UC Davis offers a degree program that prepares new nurses.

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