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Two faculty members honored with AMA Inspiration Awards

September 15, 2021

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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Neurology chair receives Ambassador for Epilepsy Award

June 30, 2021

UC Davis Department of Neurology Chair Amy Brooks-Kayal has received the prestigious Ambassador for Epilepsy Award. The International Bureau for Epilepsy and the International League Against Epilepsy recognized Brooks-Kayal and 11 others worldwide for outstanding contributions to the cause of epilepsy.

Mentoring awards given to graduate and postdoctoral scholars

June 29, 2021

Recipients of the 2021 Distinguished Mentoring Awards were recognized for their vitally important mentoring of graduate and postdoctoral scholars at UC Davis. 

Co-inventor of EXPLORER earns prestigious national radiology award

June 14, 2021

Ramsey Badawi, co-inventor of the UC Davis Health total body scanner EXPLORER, earns prestigious 2021 Distinguished Investigator Award from the Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research.

Faculty honored with Chancellor awards for mentorship

June 11, 2021

Chancellor Gary May recently honored two UC Davis Health faculty members with awards of excellence in mentoring.

Prestigious international award for three UC Davis scientists

June 9, 2021

Three UC Davis scientists, including Distinguished Professor Bruce Hammock at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, are sharing an international award in recognition of their work on click-chemistry technology.

Ralph Green honored for major contributions to field of nutrition

June 7, 2021

Professor Ralph Green has been inducted into the American Society for Nutrition's Class of 2021 fellows. He is an expert in diagnosing and treating diseases caused by nutritional deficiencies. Green’s research has focused on the role of micronutrients, including iron, B12 and folate.

Heather Siefkes receives 2021 Eli Gold Prize

June 1, 2021

Heather Siefkes, assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Pediatrics, received the 2021 Eli Gold Prize. Siefkes works in the Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and is the medical director of Project ADAM Sacramento.

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'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.

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UC Davis Health professor named City of Davis Citizen of the Year

January 19, 2021

Associate Professor Jann Murray-García receives top award from City of Davis for her sustained volunteer work to promote platforms for positive discussion of race and social justice in our community.

MIND Institute and psychiatry researcher receives ‘early career’ honor

January 11, 2021

UC Davis’ Angela John Thurman has received the Early Career Award from the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The honor recognizes her considerable research contributions in the development of language, cognition and behavior.

UC Davis Health leader elected president of The Gerontological Society of America

January 7, 2021

Internationally recognized expert in gerontological nursing and nursing education Terri Harvath becomes 77th president of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging.

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Liver specialist honored as a ‘Health Care Visionary’

December 18, 2020

Christopher Bowlus has been recognized by the American Liver Foundation for his contributions to liver disease research and care.

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‘Top Docs’ list includes 240 UC Davis Health physicians

November 20, 2020

More UC Davis physicians than ever before are included on Sacramento Magazine’s 2020 list of the region’s best doctors.

UC Davis nursing professor named Gerontological Society of America fellow

November 6, 2020

Assistant Professor Fawn Cothran  named fellow in the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education and practice in the field of aging.

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New grant will help rural hospitals care for moms with opioid use disorder

September 28, 2020

UC Davis Health will help rural maternal and infant health care providers care for pregnant and post-partum mothers with opioid use disorder and their infants.

Mexican government honors faculty member with prestigious award

September 21, 2020

A UC Davis professor of internal medicine has received a prominent award granted by the Mexican government for improving the lives of Mexican nationals in the U.S.

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Stephanie Crossen, Daphne Say receive 2020 Eli Gold Prize

July 10, 2020

Stephanie Crossen, assistant professor of pediatrics and pediatric endocrinologist, and Daphne Say, health sciences assistant clinical professor and pediatric gastroenterologist, have received the 2020 Eli Gold Prize this month.

Deans’ Awards spotlight excellence

July 1, 2020

Leaders from UC Davis Health recognize individuals and teams for their contributions as transformative leaders in our community and the extraordinary work they do on behalf of our patients, staff members, faculty, students and the public.

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Diana Farmer receives APSNA’s Champion Award

May 21, 2020

Diana Farmer, chair of surgery at UC Davis Health and surgeon-in chief of UC Davis Children’s Hospital, has received the Champion Award by the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA).

UC Davis nursing professor named fellow in American Medical Informatics Association

May 19, 2020

School of Nursing Assistant Professor Katherine Kim is named a fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association.

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Wilkes honored for international engagement

March 11, 2020

Michael Wilkes has been honored by UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May with a Chancellor’s Award for International Engagement.

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UC Davis Eye Center physician leader awarded for history of innovative research

February 7, 2020

Finding the genetic causes of eye diseases and developing fundamental approaches to repairing injured cells and tissues is a focus of research nationally and at UC Davis Health.

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UC Davis physician assistant professor named national distinguished fellow

January 23, 2020

Gerald Kayingo, an associate clinical professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is named a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants due to his outstanding contributions to the profession and his involvement in the community.

Levenson named fellow of international society for optics and photonics

January 15, 2020

UC Davis researcher recognized for microscope that uses ultraviolet light to assess tissue biopsies, eliminates need for traditional slide preparation

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More than 200 UC Davis Health physicians named 'Top Docs'

December 2, 2019

UC Davis Health physicians named among Sacramento Magazine's Top Docs practice in more than 60 specialty areas, including 16 pediatric subspecialties.

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Christopher Evans: First international recipient of rare honor from Turkish Association of Urooncology

November 15, 2019

For his contributions to urooncology internationally, Professor and Chair of the Department of Urologic Surgery Christopher Evans was awarded an honorary membership in Antalya, Turkey.

UC Davis nursing professors named distinguished gerontological educators

November 12, 2019

Three faculty from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis are recognized for their expertise in gerontological nursing.

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UC Davis nursing professor named fellow in American Academy of Nursing

October 25, 2019

Piri Ackerman-Barger, associate clinical professor Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is named a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the academy's highest honor.

UC Davis psychiatrist awarded for advocacy, education on gun violence restraining orders

October 17, 2019

Efforts to develop and educate health care providers and the general public about gun violence restraining orders for individuals who have access to guns and are in crisis lands Amy Barnmorst, psychiatry associate professor, national recognition.

In rare honor, UC Davis Health physician named as Academy Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences

October 15, 2019

On Oct. 15, UC Davis Health dermatologist and autoimmune disease specialist Emanual Maverakis will be inducted as an Academy Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, a rare distinction for a physician.

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