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November 2018

Caring for vulnerable populations

November 28, 2018

UC Davis Medical Center launches testing at-risk patients for hepatitis C and HIV in the emergency department.

Promising approach to curing spina bifida gets $5.6 million

November 21, 2018

California's state stem cell agency has awarded a $5.66 million grant to UC Davis Health researchers who are pursuing a promising approach to repairing the birth defect that causes spina bifida.

UC Davis Health volunteers respond to Camp Fire evacuees' urgent need for medical care

November 21, 2018

Physicians, nurses and students from UC Davis Health are providing urgently needed medical care to survivors of the Camp Fire in Butte County.

In memoriam: Clay Abajian

November 21, 2018

Clay Abajian, a registered nurse who worked at UC Davis Medical Center and as an nursing instructor at Sacramento State University,  died on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 while volunteering his time as a mission assistant on an Angel Flight. He was 64.

Man legally blind for 10 years thankful for sight restored

November 19, 2018

Last year, Dazell Mallory could only see shadows and vague movements of objects placed inches from his face. Today, his vision is near normal and he can drive and play tennis, thanks to UC Davis Eye Center surgeon Jeffrey Caspar.

Shop Cyber-Smart

November 16, 2018

Many cyber-threats are avoidable. Learn how to shop online more safely from UC Davis Health's Information Technology Security Office.  

Delivering care at the South Pole Station

November 16, 2018

For John Rose, a professor of emergency medicine and director of Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Management at UC Davis Health, venturing outside of the National Science Foundation’s South Pole Station is an ordeal.

New UC Davis Children's Surgery Center now open

November 15, 2018

UC Davis Children’s Hospital opened its new Children’s Surgery Center, a 20,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art pediatric facility this week.

High-tech pill bottle cap sends electronic reminders

November 6, 2018

Some kidney transplant patients will soon participate in a pilot project to see if "smart" pill bottle tops that alarm, text and call when they've missed a dose helps them adhere to their complex prescription protocols.

Veterans Day Reception at UC Davis Health, Nov. 8

November 2, 2018

Join Veterans Employee Association representative Jim Marchetti and Professor of neuroradiology Arthur B. Dublin at this year's Veterans Day celebration, from noon to 1:30 p.m., 2nd floor breezeway, Education Building Nov. 8

UC Davis rehab team gives back to the community as part of annual PT Day of Service

November 2, 2018

 UC Davis Health Home Care Service rehabilitation team gives back to the community during PT Day of Service.

October 2018

UC Davis Health experts and patients featured in KVIE program on sleep

October 22, 2018

A documentary exploring the frustrations and health consequences of sleep disorders along with the perspectives of UC Davis Health sleep experts and their patients airs October 24 at 7 p.m. on KVIE, the region’s public television station.

Nursing excellence at UC Davis Medical Center again receives national recognition

October 19, 2018

This week, the American Nurses Credentialing Center announced that it has renewed the hospital’s Magnet® designation for another four-year term.

Veteran outreach and self-identification event, Nov. 8

October 16, 2018

You served your country. You serve the University. Now, let us serve you. Sign on and be counted by attending an upcoming Vet Self-ID event or by completing an online form. 

UC Davis Health's clinical trials directory recognized among most innovative at global clinical research summit

October 16, 2018

The Clinical Studies website is a resource for those who may be interested in participating in research studies at UC Davis Health. Easy-to-understand language, sharing options and online sign ups among the popular features.

Changing hospital food one menu item at a time

October 8, 2018

First Farm-to-Fork dish for hospitalized patients launched at UC Davis Medical Center.

UC Davis Health and Health Net Sign Medi-Cal Primary Care Contract

October 4, 2018

UC Davis Health announces an agreement with Health Net Community Solutions for Medi-Cal managed primary care services.