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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.

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April 17 — Nursing professor awarded seed grant for feminist project
Jessica Draughon Moret, assistant professor for clinical nursing at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was awarded a seed grant by the Feminist Research Institute for her project, “Empowerment or Further Assault on Female Autonomy? Exploring Issues of Race, Class and Power in Post-Sexual Assault HIV Prevention.” The institute provided $46,000 to six interdisciplinary feminist research projects for the 2017-18 Seed Grant Competition. The annual competition supports collaborative faculty projects that use feminist approaches to engage in transformative, transdisciplinary research. Jessica’s project builds off a previous study that examined factors associated with accepting and adhering to post-sexual assault HIV-prevention treatment. The research focuses on how issues of race, class and power impact whether post-sexual assault HIV-prevention treatment is offered, accepted and completed. The results of this study will inform the creation of an intervention to improve HIV-prevention treatment follow-up as the continuation of a developing program of research.

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Alumni distinctions

California’s largest hospital provider fosters culture of inquiry
Frances Patmon and Perry GeeAs the roles for nurses increase amid the constantly changing state of health care, nurse-led research moves from the back burner to the forefront. Find out how two alumni from the School of Nursing's inaugural doctoral class guide California's largest hospital provider to chart a new course to improve care for people and care delivery for nurses. 

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Upcoming events

June 9: Academic Symposium
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.
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June 15: Graduation celebration
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Programs Classes of 2016 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. Check back for additional information.

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