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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.

December 2020arrow

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.

POP Award winner raises funds, spirits for Fijian patient grounded in U.S. due to COVID

December 7, 2020

After traveling halfway around the globe for eye surgery, a patient suddenly lost his hearing. Legally blind, deaf and in need of dialysis, the man was also far from his wife and child. Amit Singh knew he had to help his fellow Fijian.

UC Davis nursing school recognized as Nursing Diversity Champion

December 7, 2020

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is among 12 schools nationwide recognized for its efforts to expand diversity, underscoring its mission to advance health and health equity.

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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.

Pulmonologist honored by Sacramento County Tobacco Control Coalition

November 19, 2020

Amir A. Zeki, a UC Davis Health pulmonary and critical care medicine specialist, has been honored by the Sacramento County Tobacco Control Coalition for educating the community about the health dangers of e-cigarettes.

UC Davis Health senior custodian one of eight EVS technicians nationwide honored with Cintas award

November 12, 2020

Shashi Kant, who has been with UC Davis’ Environmental Services team for more than 28 years, was presented today (Nov. 12) with one of the first-ever C.A.P.E. (Cleaning to Advance the Patient Experience) Awards from Cintas.

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UC Davis nursing school leaders named fellows in American Academy of Nursing

October 29, 2020

Five nurse leaders connected with the School of Nursing receive profession’s highest distinction.

UC Davis Health earns ‘Most Wired’ recognition for ninth year in a row

October 8, 2020

UC Davis Health has been recognized for the ninth year in a row for excellence in using technology to improve the delivery of care.

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Thoracic surgeon honored with membership in elite organization

September 30, 2020

David Tom Cooke, head of general thoracic surgery at UC Davis Health, is one of 50 surgical educators inducted into the American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators.

UC Davis nursing professor named fellow in Academy of Nursing Education

September 23, 2020

Clinical Professor Amy Nichols inducted into prestigious group of nursing educators at National League for Nursing convention.

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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Tupper Prize and Williams Award honor faculty for achievement

August 20, 2020

Ted Wun and Nate Kuppermann took home this year’s top faculty honors for the School of Medicine.

Surgical and engineering researcher wins national dialysis innovation award

August 17, 2020

Aijun Wang, a UC Davis associate professor of surgery and biomedical engineering, has been awarded a $500,000 grant to create the next generation of vascular grafts for dialysis patients with end-stage kidney disease. 

UC Davis Health physician awarded Bronze Star for efforts battling COVID-19 in Afghanistan

August 13, 2020

Emergency doctor and Lt. Col. Rory Stuart helped lead the fight to protect U.S. and NATO forces when the coronavirus posed both a medical crisis and a security risk.

UC Davis Medical Center recognized for quality stroke care

August 7, 2020

The UC Davis Comprehensive Stroke Center has received the 2020 Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for consistently adhering to measures backed by the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association.

UC Davis Children's Hospital is named gold safe sleep champion by National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program

August 3, 2020

UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a gold safe sleep champion for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep.