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January 2019

UC Davis physician improves care for transgender and other vulnerable communities

January 18, 2019

Swati Rao is passionate about improving information and health care services for individuals who may be considering gender-affirming surgery in the Sacramento region.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Using telementoring to help eradicate hepatitis C in Northern California

January 10, 2019

Through a unique telementoring program, 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.

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 4-7p.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.

A primer on measles

January 4, 2019

As many countries are experiencing severe and prolonged measles outbreaks, travelers are at increased risk.We asked Dean Blumberg, associate professor and chief of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, to answer some frequently asked questions about measles.

December 2018

Five facts families need to know about JUULing

December 28, 2018

It looks like a harmless USB flash drive, easily hidden in a school backpack or back pocket. But the JUUL, a slim electronic delivery device for nicotine, has become the e-cigarette of choice for many teens in the U.S.

Register for Donut Dash: Proceeds benefit UC Davis Child Life

December 28, 2018

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.

UC Davis Health leads effort to digitize microscope slides for developing artificial intelligence for Alzheimer's disease, other brain disorders

December 27, 2018

When both of Brittany Dugger’s grandmothers were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it left a lasting impression and desire to better understand how the same clinical diagnosis could produce different symptoms. Now a new grant will help across multiple UC campuses.

School of Medicine chosen to pilot virtual patient case curriculum

December 27, 2018

A leading provider of virtual case-based courses taps UC Davis to help develop curriculum

Mike Lake will speak at the MIND Institute as the next Distinguished Lecturer on Jan. 9

December 27, 2018

Join us for a presentation by Canadian Parliament Member Mike Lake who will share his son's autism experience to illustrate why inclusion and out-of-the-box thinking is helpful.

Holidays and heart attacks

December 26, 2018

A recently published study conducted in Sweden showed higher rates of heart attacks during major holidays, including the Christmas and New Year holidays. UC Davis cardiologist Javier Lopez talks about heart health and what might be done to reduce the chances of having a heart attack during this and other potentially stressful times of year.

New study shows link between second-hand smoke and cardiac arrhythmia

December 26, 2018

Continuous indoor exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke triggers changes in the heart’s electrical activity, known as cardiac alternans, that can predict cardiac arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death, a new study from UC Davis Health researchers shows. The authors believe the study, conducted in mice, suggests that second-hand smoke exposure alters cells that regulate how the heart beats.

Sue Jane Leung Presidential Chair in Cancer Research Named

December 26, 2018

Kit Lam was honored December 21 as the inaugural holder of the Sue Jane Leung Presidential Chair in Cancer Research.

Using antibiotics wisely

December 21, 2018

Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem, both in the U.S. and around the world. Learn how to be a part of the solution to preserve the life-saving power of antibiotics.

300 Blind Mice Uncover Genetic Causes of Eye Disease

December 21, 2018

Hundreds of new genes linked to blindness and other vision disorders have been identified in a screen of mouse strains. Many of these genes are likely important in human eye vision and the results could help identify new causes of hereditary blindness in patients

Outlook for hemophilia patients brightens with innovative treatments

December 21, 2018

Thirty or more years ago, a hemophilia diagnosis meant isolation from peers, damaged joints and exposure to diseases like HIV. Thanks to a better understanding of the disease and innovative new treatments, people with hemophilia today live longer and face fewer obstacles.

A painful loss becomes gifts for kids with cancer

December 20, 2018

The holidays were joyful for 7-year-old Ruben Contreras two years ago while he was being treated for a rare brain tumor at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, even though the family’s reality was grim and Ruben’s prognosis, grave.

UC Davis Health partners with Amgen to understand patient decisions, drive design-thinking decisions

December 20, 2018

Researchers from UC Davis Health recently partnered with Amgen Inc. on two projects to better understand the decision-making processes and educational needs of patients, providers and family caregivers to develop solutions that meet the needs of people facing serious illness.

Reminder: UC Davis Children's Hospital hosts toy drive Dec. 19-23

December 19, 2018

To make the donation of toys and other gifts easier for generous businesses, non-profit organizations and donors, UC Davis is offering donors the opportunity to drive up and drop off donations for the holidays.

Pediatric HIV/AIDS patients receive gifts of the season, thanks to donation

December 19, 2018

The holidays will be brighter for UC Davis Pediatric HIV/AIDS patients, thanks to a donation of gifts from the Progressive Insurance office on Harvard Avenue in Sacramento. 

Cardiothoracic surgery team brings advanced heart care to Mexico

December 19, 2018

A team led by UC Davis cardiothoracic surgeons Gary Raff and Victor Rodriguez recently traveled to Torreón in the state of Coahuila, Mexico, to treat children — from newborns to teens — with congenital heart defects.

Immunotherapy and another chance make the holidays brighter for Grass Valley man

December 19, 2018

In 2013 Phil Hindt faced a life-threatening diagnosis: liver failure. Doctors told him he needed a transplant, which he received at a Bay Area teaching hospital on Thanksgiving Day, 2014.

Special needs providers affected by Camp Fire get help from MIND Institute employees

December 18, 2018

The recent Camp Fire destroyed much more than homes in Paradise, Calif. and the surrounding areas. In many cases, people lost their jobs, cars and communities. And as devastating as fires can be for adults, they can be especially traumatic for children. For those with special needs such as autism, coping with change and loss can be even more difficult.

Community mental health clinic serves children in need

December 14, 2018

Through a well-established partnership with the Sacramento County Department of Health Services, UC Davis Health psychiatrists and psychologists deliver specialized mental health care for children under the age of 21.

Walking in a winter wonderland

December 11, 2018

The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center became a winter wonderland on Saturday at the annual Mike Smyth Children’s Holiday Party.

Kids donate lemonade stand proceeds to the transplant center

December 10, 2018

A patient’s young sons recently visited UC Davis Transplant Center to hand off a check for $300, earnings from a lemonade stand they set up in a park near their home. The stand gave the boys — ages 5 and 2 — an opportunity to show gratitude to the center that restored their father's health.

Later-born siblings of children with autism or ADHD are at elevated risk for both disorders

December 10, 2018

Later-born siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at elevated risk for both disorders, a new study led by Meghan Miller, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and at the UC Davis MIND Institute, has concluded. The findings appear today in JAMA Pediatrics.

Global health leader to speak in Sacramento on emerging diseases

December 6, 2018

Kathrine Tan, an outbreak response expert with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will speak in Sacramento on “Emerging Diseases: Think Globally, Act Locally.” Her address is at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, in room 1222 of the Education Building at 4601 X Street on the Sacramento campus of UC Davis, with a reception at 5 p.m.

Beat the holiday blues and know when they're something major

December 6, 2018

Comparing the holiday blues to a depressive disorder is like comparing a cold to pneumonia. Know the common causes of holiday blues and how to recognize the signs of major depression.

Family turns Alzheimer's disease toll into research fund at UC Davis

December 6, 2018

David Higbee’s mother, Dorothy, lost her battle with Alzheimer’s disease in 2008. His sister, Suzzie, who is 69, also has the disease.

EM Pulse, emergency medicine's podcast platform, awarded for its outstanding content

December 5, 2018

The award-winning EM Pulse podcast delves into current topics in emergency medicine, from addressing the challenges of caring for kids in the emergency department to diagnosing acute and chronic silicone syndromes.

Caring for patients' medical, mental and social well-being

December 5, 2018

Read a Q&A with physician Sara Teasdale about her work at the Sacramento County Health Center, where Medi-Cal and uninsured residents go for primary and behavioral health care. The clinic's patients and care teams have been an inspiration to her career. 

Global Winter Wonderland raises funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital through promo code

December 4, 2018

Global Winter Wonderland and ABC10 have joined forces to support UC Davis Children’s Hospital this holiday season. By purchasing tickets for this magical event using promo code UCDAVISPROUD, UC Davis Children’s Hospital will receive $3.50 for each adult ticket sold and $2.50 from every child ticket. Adult tickets are $19. Children 4-12 years old are $17. Kids ages three and under are free. 

Medical volunteers complete a successful California International Marathon

December 4, 2018

More than 100 UC Davis faculty, staff and students volunteered to be part of the medical team at the 36th annual California International Marathon (CIM) on Sunday.

Kinkajous and lemurs and insects, oh my!

December 4, 2018

On Saturday, the UC Davis MIND Institute became another world – with hanging vines, giant totems and live rain forest critters – to the delight of about 900 children and their families.

Celebrating Magnet® recognition and the best in nursing excellence

December 4, 2018

Two 'thank you' events on Dec. 5 -- at two different times that day -- are now scheduled so that everyone will have an opportunity to share in the celebration of UC Davis Medical Center's renewed Magnet nursing designation.

Five Researchers at UC Davis Health Named in Global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List

December 3, 2018

Five UC Davis Health researchers were named in the annual Highly Cited Researchers List.

Retail outlets using telehealth pose significant privacy and policy concerns for health care

December 3, 2018

Retail outlets using telehealth have unique advantages and opportunities for delivering convenient care to consumers but policies need to be well-designed, relevant and anticipate future applications of telehealth, UC Davis Health physicians say.

November 2018

Sacramento Gay Men's Chorus will perform at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center on Dec. 10

November 30, 2018

Members of the Sacramento Gay Men’s Chorus (SGMC) will volunteer their time and talents at a holiday concert on Monday, Dec. 10 at 4 p.m. in the North Building lobby of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Lunchtime meditation workshop, Dec. 17

November 29, 2018

Attend the Dec. 17 Meditation Workshop to learn how to have more energy and vitality, recharge the body, calm the mind, open the heart, and have positive, cheerful and wholesome attitudes.

Medical volunteers gear up for California International Marathon this weekend

November 28, 2018

More than 100 volunteers from across UC Davis Health will provide medical support at the 36th annual California International Marathon (CIM) on Sunday.

Kathryn Hirsch-Pasek will speak at the MIND Institute as the next Distinguished Lecturer on Dec. 12

November 28, 2018

Kathryn Hirsch-Pasek from the Temple University will present “High quality language environments create high quality learning environments” at the UC Davis MIND Institute on Wednesday, Dec. 12 as part of the ongoing Distinguished Lecturer Series.

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.

Home-based telemedicine project for children with diabetes awarded at national conference

November 27, 2018

Pediatrics associate professor and CTSC scholar Stephanie Crossen is using technology to help children better manage Type 1 diabetes.

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) program highlighted in KVIE digital short video

November 27, 2018

The UC Davis Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) program was recently highlighted in a KVIE digital short. The three-minute video provides a detailed glimpse into this test, which helps doctors gauge whether a pediatric patient with congenital heart disease requires surgical intervention.  

Votes for UC Davis Children's Hospital could result in $50,000 to help local kids

November 27, 2018

UC Davis Health employees and the general public are invited to cast their votes to support UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

UC Davis nursing school announces fellows program in honor of founding dean

November 27, 2018

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis announces the Heather M. Young Fellowship Program, which establishes multiyear grants designed to advance the field of gerontological nursing and care for older adults by emerging scholars from various disciplines.

Digitizing interactions between the brain and the heart

November 26, 2018

UC Davis Health researchers have been awarded $5.2 million over four years from the National Institutes of Health to develop the first computerized model of the relationship between the nervous system and cardiovascular disease. The tool is expected to lead to new understanding of conditions such as hypertension, arrhythmia, heart failure and stroke, along with how those conditions change in response to treatment.

School of Medicine invites staff, students and faculty to envision the future

November 26, 2018

Your ideas on what the School of Medicine will look like in 50 years can win you an iPad or gift card

Noncompliance thwarts comprehensive background check policy for private-party sales, study finds

November 26, 2018

Of the three states that recently expanded comprehensive background check (CBC) policies to include all gun transfers, including those among private parties, only Delaware showed an overall increase in firearm background checks. Washington and Colorado had no changes, which the study authors say suggests that compliance and enforcement were incomplete.

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.

Olson named associate dean for Curriculum and Medical Education

November 21, 2018

Kristin Olson, associate professor of pathology, has been named Associate Dean for Curriculum and Medical Education at UC Davis School of Medicine.

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.

Last call: Medical volunteers needed at California International Marathon on Dec. 2

November 20, 2018

Medical volunteers are needed at this year's California International Marathon, which will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2 and will be sponsored by UC Davis Children’s Hospital. UC Davis Health will provide medical care for the runners, both on course at medical stations from Folsom to Sacramento and at the finish line medical tent at the State Capitol. Volunteers are needed to be part of the medical team that will assess/triage runners who need medical assistance. 

UC Davis scientist and surgeon team take on pancreatic cancer with SU2C grant

November 20, 2018

UC Davis scientist Julie Sutcliffe and surgical oncologist Richard Bold have been awarded a $1 million “New Therapies Challenge” grant from the Pancreatic Cancer Collective in an effort to improve survival for people with the disease.

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.

Study does not find population-level changes in firearm homicide or suicide rates in California 10 years after comprehensive background check and violent misdemeanor policies enacted

November 19, 2018

Incomplete background-check records, absence of permit-to-purchase provision, and compliance among possible explanations for findings.

Human images from the world's first total-body medical scanner unveiled

November 19, 2018

EXPLORER, the world’s first medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3-D picture of the whole human body at once, has produced its first scans.

Aguilar-Gaxiola honored as 2018 California Champion of Mental Health

November 16, 2018

Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, professor of internal medicine and founding director of the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities, was honored this week in Sacramento as a 2018 California Champion of Mental Health.

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.

Young and Harvath named Gerontological Society of America fellows

November 15, 2018

Leaders from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis are among the 89 fellows of the Gerontological Society of America.

Physician volunteers needed in Butte County

November 15, 2018

UC Davis Health physicians are needed to volunteer at Butte County shelters to provide medical care to Camp Fire evacuees.

UC Davis Athletics expands Sports Medicine partnership with UC Davis Health

November 15, 2018

UC Davis' announcement today about building a student-athlete performance center will mean an expansion of the university's Sports Medicine partnership with UC Davis Health.

Public health researcher honored for pediatric head trauma study

November 15, 2018

Miriam Nuño, associate professor of biostatistics with the Department of Public Health Sciences, was recognized last week with the Joseph J. Tepas, M.D., Award at the Pediatric Trauma Society annual meeting in Houston for her presentation on “Age-Related Mortality in Abusive Head Trauma.”

Face transplant patient's story to be told by ABC's 20/20

November 14, 2018

ABC’s news magazine program 20/20 recently filmed interviews at UC Davis Medical Center about a face transplant patient whose story — and new look — will be revealed Friday, Nov. 16, at 10 p.m. on KXTV channel 10.

School of Medicine student receives scholarship for work with underserved communities

November 14, 2018

A Southern California foundation awards scholarship to medical student Christine Nguyen.

Obesity both feeds tumors and helps immunotherapy kill cancer

November 12, 2018

A groundbreaking new study by UC Davis researchers has uncovered why obesity both fuels cancer growth and allows blockbuster new immunotherapies to work better against those same tumors.

2018 California Safety and Wellbeing Survey details firearm ownership in the state

November 11, 2018

Fourteen percent of California adults, or roughly 4.2 million individuals, personally own firearms. There is more in this comprehensive survey of more than 2,500 Californians.

Safety for all

November 9, 2018

Car seats protect kids from injuries, however they are not always easy to use, especially for families new to our country. For lower-resource families, they also might not be easy to buy. The UC Davis Health Trauma Prevention and Outreach Program is making sure that’s not the case in our community.

Goodnight feted at Cancer Center auditorium dedication

November 9, 2018

James E. Goodnight, Jr. a UC Davis cancer surgeon, the first cancer center director and later associate dean for clinical affairs and Practice Management Board executive director, was honored Thursday evening at an event dedicating the renovated Cancer Center Auditorium in his name.

UC Davis nursing professor named UC Davis CAMPOS Scholar

November 9, 2018

Fawn Cothran, an assistant professor in the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is named a CAMPOS Faculty Scholar at UC Davis. This distinction recognizes Cothran’s transformative thinking and unique perspective, as well as the potential of her research to contribute to the public good.

Nominations sought for Children's Miracle Achievement Award

November 8, 2018

Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis is currently accepting nominations for the Children's Miracle Achievement Award. This award honors a caregiver who has significantly elevated the care of children and has specifically been impacted by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' (CMN) funds. The deadline is Nov. 26.

Swiss filmmaker visits MIND Institute to produce documentary

November 7, 2018

Kurt Widmer, a freelance filmmaker from Munich, Switzerland, spent two days at the UC Davis MIND Institute this week interviewing researchers and families about autism spectrum disorder.

New Josie King Hero Award presented to Lift Team's Johnny Vera

November 7, 2018

UC Davis Health has instituted a new award to honor employees, who have contributed to a culture of patient safety at UC Davis Medical Center, the Josie King Hero Award. Developed by the Quality and Safety Counsel, this award was presented for the first time last Thursday at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital Symposium. 

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.

Continuing to breastfeed when returning to work or school workshop, Nov. 15

November 6, 2018

WorkLife and Wellness offering a "Continuing to Breastfeed when Returning to Work or School" workshop, Nov. 15.

Kales selected as chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences department

November 6, 2018

Helen C. Kales, a specialist in geriatric psychiatry, mood disorders and the neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia, has been selected as chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UC Davis School of Medicine and the Joe Tupin Endowed Chair in Psychiatry. Her appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2019 pending final review and approval according to University of California procedures.

Science Café talk: Accessing quality care and services for autism, Nov. 15

November 6, 2018

Join UC Davis Health’s Aubyn Stahmer and Elizabeth Morgan for a conversation about autism research on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Old Soul @ 40 Acres in Sacramento.

Medical student awarded Nickens scholarship

November 5, 2018

An exemplary student at the School of Medicine today was awarded a prestigious scholarship for his effort to eliminate healthcare inequities from the Oak Park neighborhood to the Central Valley

New Chief Wellness Officer Latest in Industry-Leading Wellness Efforts

November 5, 2018

UC Davis Health took another industry-leading step to connect outstanding patient care with the health and wellness of physicians, nurses and other health care workers by appointing a Chief Wellness Officer for all of the employees of the health system.

Sally Ozonoff will speak at the MIND Institute as the next Distinguished Lecturer on Nov. 14

November 5, 2018

Join us for a rare opportunity to hear MIND Institute faculty member Sally Ozonoff as the MIND Institute's Distinguished Lecturer on Nov. 14.

Trauma chief selected as an inaugural member of the Academy of Master Surgeon Educators

November 2, 2018

Joseph Galante, chief of trauma, acute care surgery and surgical critical care at UC Davis Health, has been selected as an associate member of the new Academy of Master Surgeon Educators of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Galante is the only member from the Sacramento region.

Professor lauds UC Davis faculty diversity in overseas presentation

November 2, 2018

Colleen E. Clancy, associate vice chancellor for academic personnel, traveled to Switzerland in mid-September to deliver a talk titled, “Advancing women and other underrepresented groups in medicine: Lessons and successes at the University of California.”