UC Davis Health news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health news UC Davis Health news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/global/images/wordmarks/UCDavis-Health-128x50.jpg https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health news Community mental health clinic serves children in need https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13424/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13424 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13424 Doreen Purvis 2018-12-14T00:00:00Z 170 UC Davis Health physicians named "Top Docs" https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13429/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13429 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 14, 2018) - Annual Survey by Sacramento Magazine highlights expertise in primary and specialty care delivery. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13429 Doreen Purvis 2018-12-14T00:00:00Z Walking in a winter wonderland https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13420/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13420 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 11, 2018) - The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center became a winter wonderland on Saturday at the annual Mike Smyth Children’s Holiday Party. Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13420 Shawn Kramer 2018-12-11T00:00:00Z Kids donate lemonade stand proceeds to the transplant center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13406/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13406 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13406 Karen Finney 2018-12-10T00:00:00Z Later-born siblings of children with autism or ADHD are at elevated risk for both disorders https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13386/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13386 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13386 Dorsey Griffith 2018-12-10T00:00:00Z Global health leader to speak in Sacramento on emerging diseases https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13414/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13414 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13414 Karen Finney 2018-12-06T00:00:00Z Beat the holiday blues and know when they're something major https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13413/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13413 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13413 Carole Gan 2018-12-06T00:00:00Z Family turns Alzheimer's disease toll into research fund at UC Davis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13411/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13411 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13411 Dorsey Griffith 2018-12-06T00:00:00Z EM Pulse, emergency medicine's podcast platform, awarded for its outstanding content https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13412/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13412 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13412 Carole Gan 2018-12-05T00:00:00Z Caring for patients' medical, mental and social well-being https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13410/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13410 (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.  Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13410 Karen Finney 2018-12-05T00:00:00Z Global Winter Wonderland raises funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital through promo code https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13408/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13408 (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.  Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13408 Erin Baily 2018-12-04T00:00:00Z Medical volunteers complete a successful California International Marathon https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13405/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13405 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13405 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-12-04T00:00:00Z Kinkajous and lemurs and insects, oh my! https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13409/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13409 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13409 Shawn Kramer 2018-12-04T00:00:00Z Celebrating Magnet® recognition and the best in nursing excellence https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13380/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13380 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13380 Charles Casey 2018-12-04T00:00:00Z Five Researchers at UC Davis Health Named in Global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13403/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13403 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 3, 2018) - Five UC Davis Health researchers were named in the annual Highly Cited Researchers List. Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13403 Doreen Purvis 2018-12-03T00:00:00Z Retail outlets using telehealth pose significant privacy and policy concerns for health care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13402/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13402 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13402 Carole Gan 2018-12-03T00:00:00Z Sacramento Gay Men's Chorus will perform at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center on Dec. 10 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13401/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13401 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13401 Shawn Kramer 2018-11-30T00:00:00Z Lunchtime meditation workshop, Dec. 17 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13394/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13394 (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. Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13394 Doreen Purvis 2018-11-29T00:00:00Z Medical volunteers gear up for California International Marathon this weekend https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13392/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13392 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13392 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-11-28T00:00:00Z Kathryn Hirsch-Pasek will speak at the MIND Institute as the next Distinguished Lecturer on Dec. 12 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13377/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13377 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13377 Shawn Kramer 2018-11-28T00:00:00Z Caring for vulnerable populations https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13390/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13390 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 28, 2018) - UC Davis Medical Center launches testing at-risk patients for hepatitis C and HIV in the emergency department. Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13390 Carole Gan 2018-11-28T00:00:00Z Home-based telemedicine project for children with diabetes awarded at national conference https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13381/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13381 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 27, 2018) - Pediatrics associate professor and CTSC scholar Stephanie Crossen is using technology to help children better manage Type 1 diabetes. Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13381 Carole Gan 2018-11-27T00:00:00Z Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) program highlighted in KVIE digital short video https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13384/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13384 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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.   Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13384 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-11-27T00:00:00Z Votes for UC Davis Children's Hospital could result in $50,000 to help local kids https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13387/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13387 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13387 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-11-27T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing school announces fellows program in honor of founding dean https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13368/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13368 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13368 Rebecca Badeaux 2018-11-27T00:00:00Z Digitizing interactions between the brain and the heart https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13303/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13303 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13303 Karen Finney 2018-11-26T00:00:00Z School of Medicine invites staff, students and faculty to envision the future https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13376/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13376 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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 Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13376 Edwin Garcia 2018-11-26T00:00:00Z Noncompliance thwarts comprehensive background check policy for private-party sales, study finds https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13379/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13379 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13379 Carole Gan 2018-11-26T00:00:00Z Promising approach to curing spina bifida gets $5.6 million https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13373/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13373 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13373 Charles Casey 2018-11-21T00:00:00Z Olson named associate dean for Curriculum and Medical Education https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13375/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13375 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13375 Charles Casey 2018-11-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health volunteers respond to Camp Fire evacuees' urgent need for medical care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13374/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13374 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13374 Charles Casey 2018-11-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital hosts toy drive Dec. 19-23 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13188/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13188 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 20, 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. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13188 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-11-20T00:00:00Z Last call: Medical volunteers needed at California International Marathon on Dec. 2 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13061/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13061 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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.  Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13061 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-11-20T00:00:00Z UC Davis scientist and surgeon team take on pancreatic cancer with SU2C grant https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13365/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13365 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13365 Dorsey Griffith 2018-11-20T00:00:00Z Man legally blind for 10 years thankful for sight restored https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13350/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13350 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13350 Doreen Purvis 2018-11-19T00:00:00Z 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 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13362/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13362 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 19, 2018) - Incomplete background-check records, absence of permit-to-purchase provision, and compliance among possible explanations for findings. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13362 Carole Gan 2018-11-19T00:00:00Z Human images from the world's first total-body medical scanner unveiled https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13358/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13358 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13358 Dorsey Griffith 2018-11-19T00:00:00Z Aguilar-Gaxiola honored as 2018 California Champion of Mental Health https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13357/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13357 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13357 Charles Casey 2018-11-16T00:00:00Z New UC Davis Children's Surgery Center now open https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13349/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13349 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13349 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-11-15T00:00:00Z Young and Harvath named Gerontological Society of America fellows https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13325/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13325 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13325 Rebecca Badeaux 2018-11-15T00:00:00Z Physician volunteers needed in Butte County https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13353/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13353 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 15, 2018) - UC Davis Health physicians are needed to volunteer at Butte County shelters to provide medical care to Camp Fire evacuees. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13353 Dorsey Griffith 2018-11-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis Athletics expands Sports Medicine partnership with UC Davis Health https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13352/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13352 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13352 Charles Casey 2018-11-15T00:00:00Z Public health researcher honored for pediatric head trauma study https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13341/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13341 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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.” Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13341 Karen Finney 2018-11-15T00:00:00Z Face transplant patient's story to be told by ABC's 20/20 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13344/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13344 (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. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13344 Karen Finney 2018-11-14T00:00:00Z School of Medicine student receives scholarship for work with underserved communities https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13342/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13342 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 14, 2018) - A Southern California foundation awards scholarship to medical student Christine Nguyen.  Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13342 Edwin Garcia 2018-11-14T00:00:00Z Obesity both feeds tumors and helps immunotherapy kill cancer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13302/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13302 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13302 Dorsey Griffith 2018-11-12T00:00:00Z 2018 California Safety and Wellbeing Survey details firearm ownership in the state https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13336/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13336 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Sun, 11 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13336 Doreen Purvis 2018-11-11T00:00:00Z Safety for all https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13332/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13332 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13332 Karen Finney 2018-11-09T00:00:00Z Goodnight feted at Cancer Center auditorium dedication https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13333/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13333 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13333 Dorsey Griffith 2018-11-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing professor named UC Davis CAMPOS Scholar https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13322/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13322 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13322 Rebecca Badeaux 2018-11-09T00:00:00Z Nominations sought for Children's Miracle Achievement Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13327/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13327 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13327 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-11-08T00:00:00Z Swiss filmmaker visits MIND Institute to produce documentary https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13324/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13324 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13324 Dorsey Griffith 2018-11-07T00:00:00Z New Josie King Hero Award presented to Lift Team's Johnny Vera https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13320/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13320 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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.  Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13320 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-11-07T00:00:00Z High-tech pill bottle cap sends electronic reminders https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13125/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13125 (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. Tue, 06 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13125 Karen Finney 2018-11-06T00:00:00Z Continuing to breastfeed when returning to work or school workshop, Nov. 15 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13316/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13316 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 6, 2018) - WorkLife and Wellness offering a "Continuing to Breastfeed when Returning to Work or School" workshop, Nov. 15. Tue, 06 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13316 Doreen Purvis 2018-11-06T00:00:00Z Kales selected as chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences department https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13318/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13318 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 06 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13318 Carole Gan 2018-11-06T00:00:00Z Science Café talk: Accessing quality care and services for autism, Nov. 15 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13315/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13315 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 06 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13315 Charles Casey 2018-11-06T00:00:00Z Medical student awarded Nickens scholarship https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13313/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13313 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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 Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13313 Edwin Garcia 2018-11-05T00:00:00Z New Chief Wellness Officer Latest in Industry-Leading Wellness Efforts https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13312/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13312 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13312 Doreen Purvis 2018-11-05T00:00:00Z UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center hosts 7th annual research symposium Nov. 8 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13314/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13314 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 5, 2018) - Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13314 Shawn Kramer 2018-11-05T00:00:00Z Sally Ozonoff will speak at the MIND Institute as the next Distinguished Lecturer on Nov. 14 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13308/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13308 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13308 Shawn Kramer 2018-11-05T00:00:00Z Trauma chief selected as an inaugural member of the Academy of Master Surgeon Educators https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13310/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13310 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13310 Karen Finney 2018-11-02T00:00:00Z Professor lauds UC Davis faculty diversity in overseas presentation https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13307/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13307 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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.” Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13307 Edwin Garcia 2018-11-02T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing research dean named fellow in American Academy of Nursing https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13277/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13277 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 1, 2018) - Janice F. Bell is among the 195 highly distinguished nurse leaders inducted as a fellow into the American Academy of Nursing. Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13277 Rebecca Badeaux 2018-11-01T00:00:00Z Leading researchers call for a ban on widely used insecticides https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13298/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13298 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 1, 2018) - Public health experts have found there is sufficient evidence that prenatal exposure to widely used insecticides known as organophosphates puts children at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders. Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13298 Doreen Purvis 2018-11-01T00:00:00Z University of California drug discovery incubator now led from UC Davis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13301/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13301 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 31, 2018) - UC Davis neurologist Michael Rogawski has assumed the role of principal investigator of the University of California Drug Discovery Consortium, a group of researchers across five UC campuses working to translate basic science discoveries into new therapies that could benefit people worldwide. Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13301 Dorsey Griffith 2018-10-31T00:00:00Z Nominations sought for Chancellor's Achievement Awards for Diversity and Community https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13295/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13295 (October 26, 2018) - Nominations are now open for individuals whom you think are deserving of special recognition through the Chancellor's Achievement Awards for Diversity and Community. Deadline is Friday, Nov. 30. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13295 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-26T00:00:00Z Pumpkin carving contest = scary fun and prizes! https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13296/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13296 (October 26, 2018) - Free pumpkins will be available for the 2018 pumpkin carving contest sponsored by Food and Nutrition Services. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13296 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-26T00:00:00Z Holiday emancipation basket collection gears up for another successful season https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13263/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13263 (October 23, 2018) - Join UC Davis Health employees for this year's emancipation basket collection. The baskets, which contain basic items for the home in addition to cash-gift cards, help young adults transition from dependence on institutional support to independent living. Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13263 Carole Gan 2018-10-23T00:00:00Z Music therapy helps UC Davis Children's Hospital patient through pain, fear of hospitalization https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13283/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13283 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 22, 2018) - When Genesis Oliva contracted a dangerous cellulitis infection which required multiple, painful surgeries, she was terrified. But music helped to ease her fear. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13283 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-22T00:00:00Z No tricks, only treats at MIND Institute 2nd annual Fall Festival https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13284/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13284 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 22, 2018) - More than 185 people gathered at the UC Davis MIND Institute’s 2nd annual Fall Festival on Friday, Oct. 19 as part of the Family Time at the MIND series of events. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13284 Shawn Kramer 2018-10-22T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health experts and patients featured in KVIE program on sleep https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13285/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13285 (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. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13285 Karen Finney 2018-10-22T00:00:00Z Twin pregnancies symposium scheduled for Nov. 2 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13282/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13282 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 22, 2018) - UC Davis Health faculty will be speaking at the "Meet the Experts: Current Challenges in the Evaluation and Management of Twin Pregnancies," hosted by Natera, on Friday, Nov. 2 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13282 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-22T00:00:00Z Interview with Vice Chancellor Lubarsky featured in California Society of Anesthesiologists column https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13270/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13270 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 22, 2018) - Lubarsky, vice chancellor of Human Health Sciences and CEO of UC Davis Health, is interviewed for CSA’s blog in a new column called “Head of the Table.” Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13270 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-22T00:00:00Z Nursing excellence at UC Davis Medical Center again receives national recognition https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13275/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13275 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13275 Charles Casey 2018-10-19T00:00:00Z Connecting patients with community health care resources https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13276/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13276 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 19, 2018) - One of the benefits of being a Sacramento Covered partner is a program that places navigators in hospital emergency rooms to help patients enroll in health insurance and access primary care providers. Meet the new navigator in the UC Davis Medical Center emergency department. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13276 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-19T00:00:00Z Putting patients first: UC Davis Medical Groups nationally recognized for continuous quality improvement and patient-centered care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13251/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13251 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 17, 2018) - Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13251 Carole Gan 2018-10-17T00:00:00Z New therapies to treat naturally occurring eye diseases focus of $6 million grant from the National Eye Institute https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13261/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13261 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 17, 2018) - Grant supports leading-edge research to better understand and develop novel regenerative therapies for vision loss and blindness Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13261 Carole Gan 2018-10-17T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health's clinical trials directory recognized among most innovative at global clinical research summit https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13258/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13258 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (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. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13258 Carole Gan 2018-10-16T00:00:00Z Update: New location for 'Invisible no more!' Diversity & Inclusion Dialogue Series event, Oct. 18 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13244/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13244 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 15, 2018) - New location for the UC Davis Diversity and Inclusion Dialogue Series discussion on unseen disabilities. Event to be held in the Education Building, Room 2222 (not the Cancer Center Auditorium as originally planned) Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13244 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-15T00:00:00Z Open Enrollment 2019: Good news and new options https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13253/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13253 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 12, 2018) - Learn more about health plan and other options for employees during this Open Enrollment season. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13253 Carole Gan 2018-10-12T00:00:00Z UC Davis pediatric cancer patient has wish granted to be a Sacramento Republic FC player https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13246/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13246 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 10, 2018) - Wishes do come true. If in doubt, ask pediatric cancer patient Matthew Harding. The 15-year-old boy from Elverta received the surprise of a lifetime on Wednesday when he became the youngest soccer player in Sacramento Republic FC history to be signed to a contract, as part of his Make-a-Wish wish. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13246 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-10T00:00:00Z Mobile health clinic makes its first stop at Street Soccer USA championships https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13245/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13245 (October 10, 2018) - There were two important firsts last weekend in Old Sacramento, where Street Soccer USA held its annual championship games and a new mobile clinic from UC Davis Health and Elica Health provided care to players and fans. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13245 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis Police Accountability Board to hold public meetings https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13243/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13243 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 10, 2018) - The UC Davis Police Accountability Board will hold its fall quarter public meetings Wednesday, Oct. 17, one on the Davis campus and one on the Sacramento campus. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13243 Carole Gan 2018-10-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis Child Life Internship program receives ACLP accreditation https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13240/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13240 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 9, 2018) - The UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department's internship program was just granted clinical internship accreditation by the Association of Child Life Professionals(ACLP). This designation has been given to only three children’s hospitals in the state. UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the only ACLP-accredited child life internship program in Northern California. Tue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13240 Erin Baily 2018-10-09T00:00:00Z Changing hospital food one menu item at a time https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13232/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13232 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 8, 2018) - First Farm-to-Fork dish for hospitalized patients launched at UC Davis Medical Center. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13232 Carole Gan 2018-10-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis-led statewide tobacco cessation effort launched https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13233/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13233 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 8, 2018) - UC Davis Health tobacco researcher and physician Elisa Tong is leading a statewide effort to help safety-net health care systems guide their patients who use tobacco products to resources to help them quit. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13233 Dorsey Griffith 2018-10-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health and Health Net Sign Medi-Cal Primary Care Contract https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13226/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13226 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 4, 2018) - UC Davis Health announces an agreement with Health Net Community Solutions for Medi-Cal managed primary care services. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13226 Charles Casey 2018-10-04T00:00:00Z Street soccer comes to Sacramento with support from UC Davis Health https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13223/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13223 (October 4, 2018) - Soccer has become a vehicle for social change through Street Soccer USA, the organization that brings free pop-up stadiums to low-income neighborhoods for pickup games. UC Davis Health is a sponsor of the 2018 championship games, which brings 14 teams to Old Sacramento this weekend to compete for trophies and a chance to compete in the world cup games. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13223 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-04T00:00:00Z Stem cell research and updates event on Oct. 10 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13221/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13221 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 4, 2018) - Join the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and UC Davis Health to celebrate Stem Cell Awareness Day and learn about the latest in regenerative medicine research that could help patients with unmet medical needs. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13221 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-04T00:00:00Z First UC Davis fetal surgery patient turns 2 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13218/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13218 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2018) - Matthew Saetern-Angeles, the first fetal intervention at the UC Davis Fetal Care and Treatment Center, turned 2 years old last week. Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13218 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-03T00:00:00Z UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center starts new adult infusion clinic on Oct. 6 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13213/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13213 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 2, 2018) - Beginning Oct. 6, the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center will offer Saturday infusion services to adult oncology and non-oncology patients. Tue, 02 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13213 Shawn Kramer 2018-10-02T00:00:00Z UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center earns echocardiography reaccreditation by IAC https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13214/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13214 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 2, 2018) - The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center's Pediatric Echocardiography Laboratory has been granted an additional three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in pediatric transthoracic, pediatric transesophageal and fetal echocardiography. This latest accreditation demonstrates the facility's ongoing commitment to providing high-quality patient care. Tue, 02 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13214 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-02T00:00:00Z Young UC Davis scientist receives major NIH grant for genetics research https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13211/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13211 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 2, 2018) - Megan Dennis of the UC Davis MIND Institute and Genome Center is the recipient of the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award to study genes unique to humans that may contribute to neurodevelopmental disorders including autism. Tue, 02 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13211 Dorsey Griffith 2018-10-02T00:00:00Z