Academic Symposium: Research on display
Graduate students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis showcase their scholarly work at the 2018 Academic Symposium from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8 in Betty Irene Moore Hall. In panel discussions, summaries of doctoral dissertations, podium presentations and research poster displays, this year’s master’s-degree students and doctoral candidates engage the community and illustrate their passion for leadership in health care.
Every day, more than 115 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. But a team of physician assistant students seeks to teach patients and providers overdose protocol via an innovative video project.
One decade ago, Ronit Ridberg managed a farmer’s market in downtown Boston directly across the street from Burger King and Dunkin Donuts. That experience set her on a path toward a doctoral degree and a quest to evaluate the potential of food as a prescription for health.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the No. 1 killer of babies. Registered nurse and master’s-degree leadership student Jaspreet Simpson aims to improve the odds with her thesis project.
Master’s-degree leadership students connect with a community organization to solve a systems-level issue. The result provides opportunities for Afghan refugees, improved health care for new members of the community and a new perspective on nursing.
2018 Academic Symposium program