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July 2021arrow

2020 Deans’ Excellence Awards recognize School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing faculty, staff and teams

July 9, 2021

This year’s Deans’ Excellence Awards recognize the exceptional contributions of School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing faculty, staff and teams across UC Davis Health that are transforming education, patient care and community health.

June 2021arrow

UC Davis Health scientist awarded Pew Scholarship to beat bacteria behind tuberculosis

June 18, 2021

Bennett Penn, assistant professor of infectious diseases and of medical microbiology and immunology, has been named a 2021 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. He will receive funding over the next four years to investigate how bacteria causing tuberculosis build resistance to antibiotics.

New Diamond Doc Award recognizes exceptional patient care

June 11, 2021

UC Davis Health recognized 35 doctors who received high scores from patients through the HCAHP survey with the new Diamond Doc Award.

Nurse manager Barbara Gumnor receives 2021 UC Davis Sustainability Champion Award (video)

June 11, 2021

Barbara Gumnor, nurse manager on East 6 at UC Davis Medical Center, was recently honored for reducing red bag waste by bringing successful workflows and processes from her unit to the entire Patient Care Services division.

May 2021arrow

'An awesome change agent' (video)

May 4, 2021

Victoria Ngo, a Health Systems and Community Leadership Postdoctoral Fellow at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, receives the UC Davis Chancellor's Achievement Award for Diversity and Community for her postdoctoral research.

March 2021arrow

UC Davis schools of nursing and medicine receive high national rankings by U.S. News & World Report

March 30, 2021

The UC Davis School of Medicine and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing continue to distinguish themselves as national leaders in training the next generation of health care providers and research innovator.

February 2021arrow

Neurological Surgery faculty member honored for his research about neural basis of decision-making

February 12, 2021

Ignacio Saez, assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Neurological Surgery has been honored with the Edwin Boldrey Award from the San Francisco Neurological Society for his research.