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.

Bigger than Me iconRecognizing 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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Alumni distinctions

Two alumnae share their journeys into advanced practice nursing
From nurse to provider: Two nurse practitioner alumnae share their journeysMariel 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.

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Latest school news

June 15 — Nursing professor, alumnus promote health professions to area youth
Jann Murray-García, a pediatrician and an associate clinical professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, provided inspirational presentations to Sacramento elementary school children through Sacramento City Councilman Jay Schenirer’s Way Up initiative. Jann led presentations about setting goals and dreaming of the future as part of the partnership that brought more than 50 students from two schools to a series of events at UC Davis Health. The initiative, a partnership between the health and education sectors in the city, focuses on underserved students, particularly in South Sacramento, to educate them about possible careers in health care. In addition to Jann’s presentation, Ren Bee, an alumnus of the school’s inaugural master’s-degree leadership Class of 2012, led fun presentations about careers in nursing as well as food and nutrition.

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Upcoming events

Aug. 10: UC Davis Physician Assistant Alumni Reception at the California Academy of PAs Annual Conference

UC Davis physician assistant alumni are invited to reconnect with friends, faculty and colleagues at the site of the CAPA annual conference.

7 p.m. at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina | 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, contact Sarah Mentze at or 916-734-9614.

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