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  • October 28, 2022

    Medical anthropologist seeks to improve care in Black birthing communities

    Adeola Oni-Orisan, medical anthropologist and family physician, joined UC Davis Health this month with the Department of Family and Community Medicine. She was simultaneously named a CAMPOS faculty scholar. Her focus is on Black maternal mortality and morbidity, where she seeks to explore how best to address incidents of racial discrimination, harassment, or other bias that often occur in Black birthing communities. 

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  • April 20, 2022

    Specialized team expands into perinatal palliative care

    Pregnant women who have fetuses with congenital anomalies can now receive perinatal palliative care services, thanks to the Supportive Therapies and Enhanced Palliative Services team at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. The team, which recently expanded, is known for improving the quality of life for patients with acute or chronic life-limiting illnesses and their families.

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  • September 15, 2021

    Two faculty members honored with AMA Inspiration Awards

    Micaela Godzich, associate clinical professor and associate residency program director with Family and Community Medicine, and Véronique Taché, associate professor and residency program director with Obstetrics and Gynecology, have been honored with a 2021 American Medical Association Women Physicians Section Inspiration Award.

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  • July 28, 2021

    The truth behind COVID-19 vaccines and women’s health

    Misinformation is spreading on the Internet regarding the COVID-19 vaccines and how they may affect women’s health. We asked Clara Paik, clinic medical director of obstetrics and gynecology and the co-division director of University Women’s Health, to answer some frequently asked questions about women’s health and the COVID vaccine.

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