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Feb. 11, 2018
Profiles in Business: ACE Home Health Care and Hospice: What is a Care Navigator?
Sue Taylor, Oakland Post
The column features The Rev. Cynthia Carter Perrilliat, CEO of the Alameda County Care Alliance, and the group’s partnership with Bay Area churches and the School of Nursing to develop care navigators to support congregants with advanced illnesses and their family caregivers.
Feb. 1, 2018
Tech Transforming Health and Medicine: The Year Ahead
James Michiel and Victoria Ngo, PLOS Blogs
Victoria Ngo, a second year doctoral student at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, and James Michiel, an innovation lead at the UC Davis Center for Health and Technology, wrote this blog post showcasing the growing presence of health at the annual Consumer Electronics Show. The two attended the 2018 show and highlight in this post the trends that might shape the year ahead in health technology.
Jan. 26, 2018
Telemedicine — The New House Call
Studio Sacramento, KVIE
Telemedicine uses technology to diagnose and treat illness remotely. For the aging, it can provide 24-hour care without a hospital stay and improve quality of life through more accessible treatment options. School of Nursing Dean Heather M. Young and Associate Vice Chancellor Tom Nesbitt from UC Davis join host Scott Syphax to talk about the technology and its future in healthcare.
Jan. 25, 2018
Shortage of graduates in fast-growing fields could threaten Sacramento’s growth
Scott Rodd, Sacramento Business Journal
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis is positioned to contribute to the area’s need for both new nurses and nursing faculty.
Jan. 24, 2018
Heather M. Young, associate vice chancellor for nursing and founding dean for the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, talks about the research she leads that explores how mobile devices may be incorporated into health care to help people more effectively manage chronic diseases, such as diabetes.
Jan. 24, 2018
Smart Farm: Creating the Farm and Farmworkers of the Future
Andy Fell, UC Davis
Mary Lou de Leon Siantz, a professor at the School of Nursing and founding director for the Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives on Science (CAMPOS), discusses her collaboration with UC Davis Biology Professor Ray Rodrigues to transform the farm labor workforce into high-tech, high-skills occupations, thus improving farm production and quality of life for farmworkers and their families.
Jan. 10, 2018
Research Uses Music to Reach People with Traumatic Brain Injuries
Joanne Faryon, KPBS
Associate Adjunct Professor Debra Bakerjian discusses research exploring whether music can replace antipsychotic drugs in nursing home patients who are prone to agitation and help improve their quality of life.
Jan. 5, 2018
Alzheimer’s Association and TV Personality Liz Hernandez to Host Conversation About Women and Alzheimer’s
Heather M. Young, founding dean for the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, will serve on a panel of experts at the Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer’s Women’s Initiative from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 8.
Jan. 5, 2018
Music helps people in nursing home once considered unreachable
PBS News Hour
Debra Bakerjian, associate adjunct professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, discusses her research with the Music and Memory project.