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March 2019

What is child life?

March 22, 2019

The UC Davis’ Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy department offers support for children and their families to help minimize the anxiety of hospitalization, increase understanding and strengthen coping skills while helping children to continue their typical growth and development.

UC Davis Health IT leader is "One to Watch"

March 22, 2019

Jennifer Burger, executive director, Epic Applications, was recently honored with the prestigious “Ones to Watch” award at the International Data Group’s annual conference.

How does gestational diabetes affect pregnant women and their babies?

March 22, 2019

Gestational diabetes accounts for a majority of diabetes diagnoses in pregnant women. A UC Davis Health OB/Gyn physician discusses how mothers and their babies are affected.

UC Davis Health graduates meet growing demand for clinical laboratory scientists

March 21, 2019

Employment outlook is strong for clinical laboratory scientists, and graduates of UC Davis Health's training program are quickly hired by regional labs.

Meyers named president of Association for Clinical and Translational Science

March 19, 2019

Frederick Meyers, director of the UC Davis Center for Precision Medicine & Data Sciences and professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, leads association that works to move innovations from the laboratory bench to the patient bedside.  Meyers was instrumental in establishing the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC).

Baby born with large hole in her heart healed, thanks to innovative procedure

March 19, 2019

Redding resident Kacee Roberts was 13 weeks pregnant when an ultrasound detected a problem with her unborn baby. Learn how the UC Davis Health team repaired the defect.

UC Davis School of Nursing finalist for national award for excellence in health digital media

March 15, 2019

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing was named a finalist for a national award for excellence in health- and wellness-related programming across broadcast and digital media at the inaugural Sharecare Awards.

Match Day 2019: Soon-to-graduate medical students to attend residency in 10 states

March 15, 2019

Match Day 2019, a suspenseful and festive annual right of passage, determined where 93, 4th year students from the School of Medicine will go for residency training.

Cancer Center convenes educational roundtable on flavored tobacco products

March 15, 2019

UC Davis Health is hosting an educational roundtable on the impact of flavored-tobacco product use in the Sacramento community on Monday.

Pulmonary rehab is exercise therapy and much more

March 14, 2019

Gail Shamberg-Pero has dealt with chronic lung disease for years. While her physicians help make her "unsick," as she calls it, pulmonary rehabilitation plays an important role in her overall wellness.

UC Davis Health physicians perform California's first minimally invasive mitral valve replacements

March 14, 2019

UC Davis Health cardiologists are the first in the state to use a minimally-invasive system called transcatheter mitral valve replacement, or TMVR, to replace the mitral valve without the need for conventional open-heart surgery. The new technology is being tested as part of the SUMMIT study.

Valley fever on the rise in California

March 13, 2019

California has the distinction of having more Valley fever infections ithan anywhere else. UC Davis infectious disease specialist and director of the UC Davis Center for Valley Fever is a member of the Congressional Task Force that's working to develop new therapies. 

Dementia looks different in brains of Hispanics

March 12, 2019

A major new study from the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Center has uncovered dramatic differences in the brains of Hispanics with a dementia diagnosis compared with those of non-Hispanic whites and of African Americans.

UC Davis Children's Hospital honored in national Children's Hospital Association photo exhibit

March 12, 2019

A panel of distinguished judges chose three photographs of patients and caregivers at UC Davis Children’s Hospital for inclusion in the biennial Children’s Hospitals Photo Exhibit.

UC Davis Schools of Medicine and Nursing receive high national rankings by U.S. News

March 12, 2019

The medical and nursing schools at UC Davis Health again ranked among the best in the country in today’s release of the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 graduate school rankings.

Support group for children with pacemakers and defibrillators scheduled for April 4

March 11, 2019

The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center will host its first gathering of a new support group for patients with pacemakers and defibrillators on Thursday, April 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Room 1101, 2279 45th Street, Sacramento. 

Data-driven healthcare focus of 2019 Highman Lecture at UC Davis Health, March 21

March 8, 2019

Wilson To will deliver the 2019 Benjamin Highman Lecture on “Digitally-enhanced, Data-driven Healthcare.”

Fear of hospitalization keeps men from talking about suicide

March 7, 2019

Fear of psychiatric hospitalization is one of the primary reasons that older men — an age and gender group at high risk for suicide — don’t talk about suicide with their physicians. Researchers discovered this finding as part of a pre-launch, stakeholder assessment of a multimedia program designed to encourage men to open up to their primary care providers about suicidal thoughts.

'Jeopardy!' host diagnosed with pancreatic cancer: What you should know about the disease

March 7, 2019

Longtime "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek announced he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Here are some things to know about the hard-to-detect disease.

New pediatric tele-physiatry program helps children in rural and underserved communities

March 7, 2019

Using the power of telehealth, children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities now have access to UC Davis Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians, funded by a $2 million, five-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

David Lewis will speak at the MIND Institute as the next Distinguished Lecturer on March 13

March 7, 2019

Davis Lewis from University of Pittsburgh will present “Altered Neurodevelopment in Schizophrenia” on Wednesday, March 13 as part of the ongoing Distinguished Lecturer Series.

Endometriosis explained: 8 things women should know

March 7, 2019

About one in 10 women in the United States suffer from endometriosis, but there are treatment options that can help with symptoms such as painful periods.

Stroke can strike at any age

March 6, 2019

The death of actor Luke Perry this week is a tragic reminder that stroke can affect anyone, anytime. While the risk of stroke increases with age, it can occur at any age. Vascular neurologist Kwan Ng provides tips for recognizing the signs of stroke, together with guidance for stroke prevention.

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts first official head-shaving event

March 6, 2019

The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is raising funds for pediatric cancer research by hosting Rock the Bald on Monday, March 11.

9th Annual UC Davis Health Quality Forum will be held March 13

March 6, 2019

The 9th Annual UC Davis Health Quality Forum will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the UC Davis Health Education Building, Room 1222, 4610 X Street, Sacramento.

IHOP pancake drive-through raises funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital on March 11

March 6, 2019

On Monday, March 11, pancake lovers can drive through, eat their fill of short-stack pancakes and make a donation to support sick and injured children at UC Davis Children's Hospital, in recognition of IHOP’s National Pancake Day. 

Month of Giving at Jersey Mike's Subs benefits UC Davis Children's Hospital

March 5, 2019

Eleven Jersey Mike's Subs locations in the greater Sacramento area will donate to Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis Children’s Hospital during March for the "Month of Giving."

Researchers seeking a cure for spina bifida get a step closer to their goal

March 5, 2019

Researchers on the path to finding a cure for spina bifida have identified specific elements in stem cell secretions as key to protecting neurons and ultimately reducing the lower-limb paralysis associated with the birth defect. The team will use the results to optimize the neuroprotective qualities of a stem cell treatment they developed that improves mobility in lab animals and dogs with spina bifida.

Training program teaches physicians, other providers to identify risk, prevent gun violence

March 5, 2019

The video “Preventing Firearm-Related Injury and Death: A Targeted Intervention” translates cutting-edge information on the causes and consequences of firearm violence into strategies that health professionals can use to prevent firearm-related injury and death. 

Plumas District Hospital named Rural Center of Excellence

March 5, 2019

Rural health care is getting a big boost in the small Northern California community of Quincy thanks to a new partnership between Plumas District Hospital and UC Davis Health.

UC Davis Medical Center's new campaign features local photographer, day-to-night concept

March 1, 2019

A first-of-its-kind ad campaign aimed at generating civic pride features daytime images of the Sacramento skyline during the daylight hours, and nighttime images of the city during the evening hours.

CA Quits teams up with community clinics to address tobacco use

March 1, 2019

UC Davis Health tobacco researcher and physician Elisa Tong and CA Quits are working to integrate tobacco cessation support for patients in several Sacramento-area community clinics.

3D printing becoming a surgical game changer

March 1, 2019

Thanks to high-tech, 3D printers, UC Davis Health physicians are enhancing their capabilities and mapping out surgeries in ways that benefit patients and surgical outcomes.

February 2019

Physicians advocate for increased diversity in medical training nationwide

February 28, 2019

New England Journal of Medicine article written by UC Davis Health professors shows what they consider a disturbing trend -- the share of medical students from underrepresented groups is on the decline nationwide. But the article also highlights proven strategies at UC Davis School of Medicine for advancing equity in admissions

Prenatal vitamin intake may reduce autism recurrence in high-risk families

February 27, 2019

High-risk younger siblings of children with autism are less likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), have significantly lower autism symptom severity, and higher cognitive scores if their mothers take maternal prenatal vitamins during their first month of pregnancy, UC Davis research has found.

Heart conditions affect young patients, too

February 26, 2019

Adults are often the focus of American Heart Month in February, but children with heart defects and conditions are also being treated with innovative technologies at the UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center.

Radiologists quickly improve screening performance with 3D mammography

February 26, 2019

Radiologists quickly learn to read 3D mammography more accurately than they read standard 2D mammograms, a first-of-its-kind study by a UC Davis researcher has found.

UC Davis Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit honored with silver Beacon Award for Excellence

February 26, 2019

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently conferred a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence on the UC Davis Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.

Creinin's research receives national "Top Ten Clinical Achievement Award" by the Clinical Research Forum

February 22, 2019

A research study co-authored by UC Davis Health physician, Mitchell Creinin, has received a national “Top Ten Clinical Achievement Award” by the Clinical Research Forum.

Snively lecturer focuses on the evolution and future of family medicine

February 21, 2019

Valerie Gilchrist, the Millard Professor in Community Health and chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Wisconsin, will speak on “Family Medicine: Persistent Themes that Define Us” as part of the George Snively Visiting Lectureship in Family Medicine. Her address is Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 5:30 p.m. in lecture hall 1222 of the Education Building, 4610 X Street in Sacramento.

Patent Ductus Arteriosus non-surgical closures in preemies featured on KVIE digital short video

February 21, 2019

In the KVIE digital short video, Frank Ing, chief of pediatric cardiology at UC Davis Children's Hospital, discusses how advancements in new tools and treatment are enabling doctors to close that ductus arteriosus vessel in premature tiny babies, through an interventional cath procedure.

UC Davis School of Medicine recognized as research university powerhouse

February 19, 2019

10 UC Davis School of Medicine departments rank in top 20 for National Institutes of Health funding.

UC Davis Health gastroenterologists give new hope to patients with rare gastroparesis

February 19, 2019

UC Davis Health gastroenterologists give new hope to patients with rare gastroparesis battery-powered stomach stimulator moves things forward.

New ER protocol would allow some infants with fevers to avoid painful tests

February 18, 2019

A national research team led by UC Davis Health clinicians and researchers has identified a new protocol for emergency departments that can determine which infant patients with fevers are at low risk of significant bacterial infections--a finding that has important implications for identifying cases in which infants may not need invasive medical care such spinal taps, antibiotics or hospitalizations.

Critical care transport nurses recognized for life-saving care

February 15, 2019

At UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the Critical Care Transport (CCTT) program is a dedicated children’s transport team available to a 33-county area – and sometimes beyond – 24-hours a day, seven days a week. The team specializes in bringing an advanced level of care to infants and children at surrounding community hospitals, where appropriate resources may not be available.

CommuniCare: Breaking down barriers in access to care

February 15, 2019

CommuniCare Health Centers began in 1972 as the Davis Free Clinic. Today, it encompasses rural and urban locations throughout Yolo County and partners with UC Davis Health to provide first-class care for Medi-Cal and underserved patient populations.

Spirit Halloween Stores' donations to UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department tops $500K

February 15, 2019

Hospitalization is hard. It can be really scary, especially for children. But thanks to generous support from donors like Spirit Halloween Superstores, UC Davis Children’s Hospital can help through its Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department.

Join the 5K to benefit lung cancer research March 30

February 15, 2019

Two UC Davis Health lung cancer specialists are co-chairing the fourth annual “Your Next Step is the Cure” run/walk Saturday, March 30 from 8 a.m. to noon in Land Park and they are looking for more people to join their UC Davis Health team.

Expert in pediatric neurology to speak at North Pacific Child Neurology Colloquium

February 15, 2019

Tallie Baram, an internationally-recognized expert in pediatric neurology and neuroscience, will give the keynote address at this year’s North Pacific Child Neurology Colloquium on April 5 at the UC Davis Alumni Center.

Heart disease in women: Preventing the No. 1 cause of death

February 14, 2019

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for women, but only about half of women realize this is so. The good news, however, is that heart disease can often be prevented with a heart-healthy lifestyle.

UC Davis Children's Hospital launches early mobility program for pediatric heart patients

February 12, 2019

The UC Davis Pediatric Cardiac and Intensive Care Unit launched the Pediatric A-F Bundle and Early Mobility Program specifically for pediatric cardiology patients this week. A ribbon cutting was held to mark the start of this program for patients with congenital heart defects and other heart conditions.

Pediatric heart health lunch lecture scheduled for Feb. 21

February 8, 2019

UC Davis Health faculty, staff, students and the public are invited to attend a free lunchtime lecture about pediatric heart health entitled "The Latest in Congenital Heart Disease: Collaboration Between Interventional Cardiology and Surgery." The event will be held Thursday, Feb. 21 from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Education Building's Third Floor Breezeway, 4610 X Street, Sacramento. 

Robot-assisted throat cancer surgery gets assist from novel optical device

February 8, 2019

For hard-to-reach tumors at the back of the throat, robots can assist surgeons to remove cancers in a less invasive way. But this high-tech approach has a drawback: the surgeon’s inability to assess through touch whether they’ve been able to get all of the cancer out.

UC Davis Health names interim chief of cardiovascular medicine

February 7, 2019

Cardiac imaging specialist Thomas Smith is interim chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and interim medical director of the Heart Center at UC Davis Health. He replaces Reginald Low, who led the division for two decades and plans to retire this year.

Women's heart health program celebrates 25th anniversary

February 7, 2019

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for all women in the U.S., but only about half of women know this is so. Cardiologist Amparo Villablanca is changing that with her annual Women's Heart Care Forum.

UC Davis Health works to understand cystic fibrosis-related diabetes

February 7, 2019

Endocrinologist John Yoon is working toward understanding the root causes of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, which becomes more common for cystic fibrosis patients as they age. His research also has potential to help battle all forms of diabetes

Project aims to transform primary care with interdisciplinary health care teams

February 7, 2019

Studies show that care in a team-based environment enhances disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment — not only in sports, but also in business, in government — and in health care.

UC Davis Health nurse scientist among experts behind new plan to address looming health worker shortages

February 6, 2019

After nearly two years of study, the California Future Health Workforce Commission recently unveiled bold recommendations to eliminate the projected shortfall of primary care health providers. UC Davis Health already works toward the stated goals.

Atomic-scale Simulation of Antiarrhythmic Drug Interaction with Cardiac Cells

February 6, 2019

To unravel the mysterious mechanisms of drug potency for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, a group of researchers at UC Davis have developed novel simulations that provide insights on vital atomic-scale drug-cardiac cells interactions.

New treatment directs lymphoma patient's own cells to attack tumor

February 6, 2019

Oncologists at UC Davis Health treated their first patient with a revolutionary new kind of therapy developed for people with non-Hodgkin lymphoma for whom other treatment approaches have failed.

Symposium to tackle environmental cancer incidence

February 5, 2019

All students, staff and faculty members are invited to attend this first-ever symposium aimed at addressing the unique environmental challenges in our region and translating techniques to the cancer realm. 

Helping low-income patients: Hear Vice Chancellor Lubarsky on Cap Public Radio

February 4, 2019

UC Davis Health CEO David Lubarsky and Peter Beilenson, Sacramento County’s director of health services, talked about their nation-leading partnership that expands health care for low-income patients on Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak.”

Young Adult Bereavement Art Group begins Feb. 28

February 4, 2019

The UC Davis Hospice Program and UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program will offer an eight-week Young Adult Bereavement Art Group for individuals aged 17 to 24 who are coping with the recent loss of a loved one.

Early intervention in autism improves language, IQ and social skills

February 4, 2019

Breakthrough research demonstrating that children with autism as young as 18 months can vastly improve their language, cognition and social skills with an early intervention developed by UC Davis Professor Sally Rogers has been replicated in a major new study.

Sacramento radio host, IHOP partner to raise funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital

February 1, 2019

Hot 103.5’s SugaBear in the Morning is embarking on a Sacramento-area breakfast tour to raise awareness and generate donations for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN).

Walking lunch celebrates future eye institute, other exciting developments at UC Davis Health

February 1, 2019

Outdoor enthusiast and philanthropist Ernest E. Tschannen joined Chancellor Gary May, Vice Chancellor David Lubarsky, School of Medicine Interim Dean Lars Berglund and Eye Center Chair Mark Mannis for a walking lunch on the Sacramento campus.

January 2019

UC Davis Children's Hospital joins program to test critically ill newborns

January 31, 2019

UC Davis Children's Hospital this month joins Project Baby Bear, the first California state-funded program to offer rapid whole genome sequencing for critically ill newborns.

Neonatal doctor receives national award for webcam program

January 31, 2019

UC Davis neonatologist Kristin Hoffman was selected by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to receive the CMN Achievement Award, a national honor that goes to one caregiver, team, or unit which has significantly elevated the care of children and has specifically been impacted by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals’ funds.

Addiction program breaks the cycle by changing mindsets

January 30, 2019

UC Davis Health's successful addiction counseling program treats patients in the emergency department while working to shift mindsets from a moral failing to a treatable disease.

UC Davis Health immunology researcher named a 2019 Chancellor's Fellow

January 29, 2019

Dennis Hartigan-O'Connor, associate professor of medical microbiology and immunology, is one of 10 UC Davis early career researchers to receive the designation.

Celery juice: Are the benefits real?

January 29, 2019

Celery juice has become a popular health craze, but are the rumored benefits real? UC Davis Health senior dietitian Marie Barone weighs in on this latest food fad.

Neuroscience research funding at UC Davis Health among top in nation

January 29, 2019

UC Davis Health neuroscientists are among some of the best funded in the nation, according to data from the National Institutes of Health.

How much sleep do teens need?

January 29, 2019

UC Davis research has found that changes in brain physiology when asleep and awake holds promise as a noninvasive approach to determine if people are getting enough sleep.

Deanna Barch will speak at the MIND Institute as the next Distinguished Lecturer on Feb. 13

January 29, 2019

Join us Wednesday, February 13 for an interesting lecture by Dr. Deanna Barch from Washington University in St. Louis. This talk is intended for faculty, staff, students and the public. 

Health care access expands for low-income patients in Sacramento region

January 28, 2019

UC Davis and Sacramento County partner to increase primary and specialty care services.

UC Davis pediatric heart patient enters Rock Your Scar contest

January 28, 2019

Four-month-old UC Davis patient Leo Woo has entered the Rock the Scar contest, a national photo contest to raise awareness about congenital heart defects.

Banners featuring student-designed red dresses on display at the State Capitol

January 28, 2019

A portion of the UC Davis Red Dress Collection is highlighted in a large banner display near the Governor's Office at the State Capitol this week, launching the countdown to National Wear Red Day® and day one of Heart Month on Friday.

A national spotlight on a new approach to opioid addiction treatment

January 24, 2019

National news site Vox's 'Future Perfect' series highlights a unique ER-based program at UC Davis Medical Center.

Improved medication safety can help save lives, reduce costs

January 24, 2019

By participating in a national study aimed at developing better ways for medications to be prescribed, documented, and reconciled accurately and safely, UC Davis Medical Center has become a California leader in improving outcomes for high-risk patients.

Join the Donut Dash for chance to win a donut party!

January 24, 2019

The 11th annual Donut Dash will take place Saturday, March 2, at 8:30 a.m. at William Land Park in Sacramento. Proceeds will benefit the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department.

Fostering the best patient experiences

January 23, 2019

NSICU Unit-Based Practice Council organized and invited patients and families back to the medical center for its first-ever family/patient brunch.

School of Medicine grad to become California Surgeon General

January 22, 2019

Nadine Burke Harris, class of 2001, is a national expert on adverse childhood experiences.

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program launches monthly newsletter

January 22, 2019

As part of its education effort, UC Davis Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) has developed a monthly newsletter for UC Davis Health physicians and other interested parties.

UC Davis physician improves care for transgender and other vulnerable communities

January 18, 2019

Dr. Swati Rao is passionate about improving information and health care services for vulnerable communities.

10-year-old Kameron Fox to be honored at Aggies men's basketball game on Saturday

January 18, 2019

Like many boys his age, 10-year-old Kameron Fox loves sports. He loves to compete. He loves to win.

Experimental drug improves eye gaze behavior in fragile X syndrome

January 17, 2019

Researchers at MIND Institute at UC Davis and Rush University Medical Center have found that mavoglurant, an experimental drug known as an mGluR5 negative modulator, can positively modify a key characteristic behavior in individuals with fragile X syndrome (FXS).

Anti-inflammatory compound helps protect against cancer growth

January 14, 2019

When chemotherapy kills cancer cells, the debris of dead and dying cells can lead to inflammation and the surge of more cancerous cells. Newly published research on ovarian cancer, involving an anti-inflammatory compound developed in the Bruce Hammock lab at UC Davis, and tested at Harvard Medical School on mouse models, indicates that the compound not only suppresses inflammation but reduces cancer growth, acting as a “surge protector.”

Six tips for flu prevention

January 14, 2019

Depending on your age and health status, influenza or “the flu” can act as a very achy nuisance or a threat to your life.

More than 150 UC Davis Health physicians named "Top Docs"

January 11, 2019

Annual Survey by Sacramento Magazine highlights expertise in primary and specialty care delivery.

One-stop relief from acid reflux

January 11, 2019

UC Davis Health's Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery has established a Reflux Clinic to provide one-stop specialty care for reflux patients -- something no one else in the entire Sacramento region is doing.

Using telementoring to help eradicate hepatitis C in Northern California

January 10, 2019

Through a unique telementoring program called ECHO-plus, UC Davis liver-disease specialists are providing primary care providers in rural and suburban Northern California with the resources they need to manage patients with hepatitis C in their communities.

Firefighters raise the spirits of burn patients

January 10, 2019

Firefighters, burn survivors and Firefighters Burn Institute representatives lifted the spirits of UC Davis Burn Center patients — along with their family members and care teams — by singing carols with Santa Claus and delivering gifts on Christmas morning.

UC Davis Health resident to attend prestigious military program for civilians

January 10, 2019

Internal Medicine/Psychiatry resident among select civilians to meet with military leaders.

San Diego Zoo Kids TV begins broadcasting at UC Davis Children's Hospital and Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern California

January 10, 2019

Young patients, their families and invited guests were treated to a visit with some amazing animal ambassadors—including a hedgehog, a great horned owl, and a blue and gold macaw.

Health and wellness in 2019

January 10, 2019

UC Davis Health Chief Wellness Officer Peter Yellowlees offers tips for self-care in the new year.

Workshop on breastfeeding at work or school , Jan. 17

January 9, 2019

WorkLife and Wellness is offering a "Continuing to Breastfeed when Returning to Work or School" workshop on Jan. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Drums of the Pacific concert to benefit Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis

January 9, 2019

The inaugural Drums of the Pacific benefit concert will take place Saturday, March 2 from 5-7p.m. at The Colonial Theater in Sacramento. Proceeds will benefit Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) at UC Davis and provide funding for the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

Amber Fitzgerald will speak as the next Minds Behind the MIND lecturer on Jan. 16

January 8, 2019

Join the MIND Institute's Amber Fitzgerald during a hands-on talk on Wednesday, Jan. 16 about visual supports for individuals with autism, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and other neurodevelopmental disabilities. Families, caregivers and educators are encouraged to attend.

Application deadline for Coro Leadership Academy, Feb. 3

January 7, 2019

Training and Development is accepting applications from faculty, executive staff and mid-level managers for the UC Davis Health Coro Leadership Academy.

Top 15 foods you should be eating in 2019

January 4, 2019

New year, new diet, right? But which foods should we be eating in 2019 to optimize our health? We asked UC Davis Health experts which foods they recommend to help us all glean health benefits in the new year.

Measles: What parents need to know

January 4, 2019

As measles makes its return to the U.S., Dr. Dean Blumberg from UC Davis Children’s Hospital, shares some information you should know about the contagious disease and how to keep your children safe.