In the eyes of Jennifer Phipps and her research team, the pandemic has reaffirmed the importance of engaging community members in their public scholarship work that is focused on promoting health equity.
During the spring and summer of 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic had its first waves, I moved back home from the dorms with one quarter remaining of my first year at UC Davis. Although things became very uncertain in the world around me, I had some new projects I was excited to work on.
America has long experienced a shortage of health care workers in rural areas, but a collaboration between UC Davis and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is committed to addressing the issue by creating a pathway for future physicians.
Leigh Ann Simmons, a professor and chair in the Department of Human Ecology and co-director of the Perinatal Origins of Disparities (POD) Center, is leading a $3 million project to address Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Yolo County. (Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis)
Black Breastfeeding Week 2020 is underway and the theme this year is: Revive. Restore. Reclaim. What better time than now to celebrate and shed light on Golden Journey Empowerment’s collaboration with UC Davis?
Physician Stephany Sanchez, as associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program and director of Transforming Education and Community Health for Medical Students, says her roles at UC Davis bridge everything she's passionate about in terms of underserved care.
Jann Murray-García knows health inequities, policy disparities and detriments to living well in marginalized communities are best addressed in the environments where they occur, when students leave the classroom and get out in the field. For that reason, she has been working for many years with community partners and her nursing students to address health inequality in California.
UC Davis professor of medicine and epidemiology, John Madigan has a habit of going where others wouldn’t dare, often traveling in a helicopter; but it is on these adventures, to help rescue animals in distress.