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.

Alumni distinctions

Matthew VegaImproving Nursing Care for Transgender Patients
As a registered nurse, Matthew Vega is on a mission. The Class of 2020 master’s leadership alumnus wants to improve nursing care for transgender patients, who suffer from health care disparities including higher rates of mental health problems and suicide.

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Latest school news

April 9 — Family Caregiving Institute director pens column on safety and quality of life
Terri Harvath, the director for the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and president for the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), published the column, “Safety vs. Autonomy and Quality of Life,” in the April issue of Gerontology News. In her column, Terri discusses the importance of both protecting older adults from health risks while also ensuring that quality of life and autonomy are also protected. She suggests including input of older adults while developing plans to ensure their safety and well-being. As president of GSA, Terri writes a column regularly for the monthly publication.

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Dec. 14: Master’s Entry Program in Nursing Pinning Ceremony
The completion of coursework and final exams is marked with a pinning ceremony and celebration.

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