December 2017
Next Generation Nursing
Trish Moratto Litke,Comstock’s Magazine, p. 76
The article explores the growing need for nurses and how area educational programs are responding. The new Master’s Entry Program in Nursing at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis is highlighted.

Dec. 12, 2017
The ‘2-Minute Mind Check’, a Free, Online Resource to Self-Assess Depression, Is Launched by ADAA, NAMI-SF, Meru Health and San Francisco Bay Area Partners
Brad Bennett, The Daily Telescope
Philippe Goldin, an associate professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, developed the 2-Minute Mind Check with a team of Bay Area experts as an online resource for measuring and getting support for depression. Goldin and other experts also spoke at a free event, Holiday Stress? Learn Survival Tips for Beating the Holiday Blues, as part of the launch of the resource by the Mental Health Association of San Francisco.

Dec. 11, 2017
Her grandson died on the streets. She’s planning a hospice for the homeless in his name
Cynthia Hubert, The Sacramento Bee
Story about the launch of a hospice center for the homeless founded by a retired UC Davis School of Medicine professor highlights the work of a team of Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing graduate students to develop policies and procedures for the program.

Dec. 4, 2017
Family Caregivers: Nurses by Default
Shawn Kennedy, Off the Charts, blog of the American Journal of Nursing
The American Journal of Nursing, AARP Public Policy Institute and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis partnered to launch a new series of articles and videos, this time with a focus on helping nurses prepare caregivers to safely assist with mobility, to provide nurses with resources to better prepare family caregivers.

Oct. 24, 2017
McCarthy Building Cos. Complete Innovative New Nursing Facility at UC Davis
Daily Pacific Builder
McCarthy Building Cos., Inc., announce completion of Betty Irene Moore Hall at UC Davis.

Oct. 19, 2017
McCarthy Building Cos. Complete Innovative New Nursing Facility at UC Davis
The Registry: Bay Area Real Estate
McCarthy Building Cos., Inc., announce completion of Betty Irene Moore Hall at UC Davis.

Oct 12, 2017
The Future of the Nursing Profession
Insight with Beth Ruyak, Capital Public Radio
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Founding Dean Heather M. Young discusses the new Betty Irene Moore Hall and the work done at the school to prepare new nurses and advanced care nurses for a changing health care industry.

Oct. 2, 2017
Who is the ‘Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act’ Protecting?
Opinion-editorial, Rewire
Jessica Draughon Moret, an assistant professor of clinical nursing at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, co-authored this column with several health care providers and researchers across the U.S.

Sept. 20, 2017
Before the Fall
KVIE, View Finder series
Produced through the station's "Viewfinder" series, the documentary includes interviews Christy Adams, UC Davis Health trauma prevention coordinator and co-founder of the StopFalls Coalition. She is also a Class of 2019 doctoral student at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing.

Aug. 31, 2017
Say Yes: Yes 2 Kollege helps African-American students find an education and a career
Robin Epley, Comstock’s
Sacramento non-profit Yes 2 Kollege helps African-Americans in the region realize a path into the health care industry through its annual conference with the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.

Aug. 25, 2017
Health care’s response to sexual assault in underserved and rural communities
Penn State, Ask the Expert series
The latest episode of the Penn State Ask the Experts series features Sheridan Miyamoto, a 2014 graduate of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program.

Aug. 17, 2017
C-TAC Releases the Serious Illness Program Design and Implementation Framework
Khue Nguyen, Coalition to Transform Advanced Care
The Coalition to Transform Advanced Illness Care (CTAC) published a report on a unique tool to inform the development, implementation and evaluation of serious illness care programs. The framework was developed in collaboration with the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.

Aug. 1, 2017
Understanding Unconscious Bias can Promote Health Equity
Kupiri Ackerman-Barger, Campaign for Action blog
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Assistant Clinical Professor Kupiri Ackerman-Barger writes a guest blog post for the Campaign for Action about how unconscious bias affects nurses and how professionals can learn to disengage from bias.

July 31, 2017
Celebrating Sampath (Sam) Wijesinghe, DHSc, AAHIVS, PA-V
PAs Do that blog
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the physician assistant profession, the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and the PA Health Foundation developed a blog to spotlight 50 physician assistants who make a difference. Sampath Wijesinghe, an assistant clinical professor for the physician assistant program at UC Davis, is highlighted for his work supporting underserved areas and HIV prevention and care.

July 26, 2017
Another record-breaking fundraising year at UC Davis
Laura Pizzo, Daily Democrat
The $5 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to launch a Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School is highlighted as a top gift for UC Davis this past year.

July 23, 2107
How social media and technology are changing the lives of the elderly
Alicia Matsuura, Deseret News
With baby boomers aging and technology advancing, more older adults are active internet users. School of Nursing Dean Heather M. Young discusses how people can use the internet and e-health technology to improve their health.

June 21, 2017
The Boomer’s Guide to Growing Older
Viewfinder, KVIE
Associate Vice Chancellor for Nursing and Dean Heather M. Young is one of several experts who discuss baby boomers can manage the challenges they face as they grapple with health issues while caring for their aging parents or their spouses.

April 2017
Transforming Health through Sustainable Community Building
Mutual Housing Newsletter
Rocio Neale, a first-year physician assistant program, is featured along with medical student Tuong Pham, for their work with Mutual Housing of California to provide a community health fair for Mutual Housing residents. The project was part of the students’ efforts in the Partners in Transforming Community Health program, a student-led effort to improve collaboration among health disciplines through community service.

April 19, 2017
Family Caregiving Institute Dedicated to Those Who Care for Others
Rocklin and Roseville Today
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis launches a new Family Caregiving Institute, dedicated to the well-being of those who care for others, with a $5 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

March 23, 2017
Video Help is On Way for Family Caregivers Who Must Draw Blood or Give Injections
Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Dean Heather M. Young discusses a partnership with AARP to develop videos and other tools to support the growing number of family caregivers tasked with medication management, injections, wound care and other health care at home.

March 22, 2017
Healing Beyond Medicine
ViewFinder, KVIE
Research at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing showcased on KVIE Public Television in Sacramento. Associate Adjunct Professor Debra Bakerjian discusses a quality improvement initiative aimed at improving dementia care in skilled nursing facilities.

March 2017
Nurse Practitioner Ranked One of the Top Jobs in the U.S.!
Laura L. Van Auker for “APRN Corner,” ANA\C The Nursing Voice
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Assistant Clinical Professor Laura Van Auker writes the quarterly column to share practice issues, expand awareness and promote interest in the advanced practice nursing profession.

February 13
Health care providers will need to beef up language services, hire diverse staff, and pay attention to culturally appropriate care strategies
Sophie Quinton, Huffington Post
Jann Murray-García discusses how to present cultural competency to students in the health professions.

February 7
For its diabetes improvement project, more than 1.4 million patient-generated health data points have been integrated into the HER for clinical review and patient health management
Rajiv Leventhal, Healthcare Informatics
Senior leaders at UC Davis Health, a Sacramento-based patient care organization serving 33 counties covering a 65,000-square-mile area north to the Oregon border and east to Nevada, have long been focused on using technology to keep patients healthy while lowering costs. Includes interview with Madan Dharma, an associate professor in residence at the School of Nursing.

February 6
The musical train to memory lane
Kaelyn Tuermer-Lee,The California Aggie
Elena Siegel, an associate professor at the School of Nursing, discusses the impact of the Music and Memory project on nursing-home residents with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

January 30, 2017
Diabetes clinicians, educators must keep current with telehealth trends
Susan Weiner, Endocrine Today
Susan Weiner interviews Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis doctoral Class of 2014 alumna Deborah Greenwood about her work to harness the power of digital technology in diabetes education.

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