Alumni and events
As alumni of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, you are the school’s most important asset and its greatest strength. As leaders in health care organizations, faculty at higher education institutions, members of primary-care teams and influencers within policy-making bodies, you illustrate how graduates fulfill the vision and mission of the school.
Through word-of-mouth support to promote the school and financial support to enable future students to benefit from the philanthropy that yielded your education, your involvement is critical to the future success of the school. Through your partnership, faculty, staff and students at the School of Nursing discover ways to advance health, improve quality of care and shape policy.
Recognizing alumni impact
This National Nurses Week, May 6-12, we celebrate the impact of Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis nursing alumni by sharing your It’s Bigger than Me stories.
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Two alumnae share their journeys into advanced practice nursing
Mariel Yapdiangco and Sandra Calderon, both Class of 2016 alumnae of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, share why they chose UC Davis and how the school led them to their positions today as nurse practitioners.
Latest school news
May 3 — Alumnus collaborates with health care professionals to write informatics text
Rayne Soriano, a 2015 alumnus of the Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, co-authored a chapter in the recently published, Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals, Sixth Edition. Rayne partnered with Kathleen Hunter, a nurse faculty at Chamberlain College of Nursing, to write the chapter, “Electronic and Health Records Systems.” The book is an overview of key issues related to adopting and applying health care information technology and nursing informatics. It provides nurses and other health care professionals with a practical guide to using computer applications and health information systems. Rayne, the regional administrator for resource stewardship at Kaiser Permanente Northern California, worked in a number of roles related to informatics and health records systems at Kaiser Permanente. He helped with 20 Electronic Health Records implementations. In his current role, he works with Medicare operations leaders to use data and technology to improve performance and outcomes.
June 8: Academic Symposium at Betty Irene Moore Hall
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Students present their scholarly work. Activities include panel discussions, summaries of doctoral dissertations, podium presentations and research poster displays.
June 14: Graduation
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Programs Classes of 2018 are honored at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Graduation Celebration at the Mondavi Center on the UC Davis Campus. The Office of Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony follows at the ARC Pavilion.