Clare Cannon, assistant professor of human ecology and a 2020 Public Scholarship Faculty Fellow, has received a $1.1 million grant from the University of California to address toxic air pollution in disadvantaged communities.
David Brockman, a retired CalFire captain and avid outdoorsman, built a deck in the backyard of his home last year, without the use of his dominant right hand, which he lost in an accident. The prosthetic hand he used instead was a crude but functional steel hook-and-harness device.
When researchers at the University of California, Davis, recruited hundreds of fifth-graders and their parents for a health and development study in 2006, they planned to monitor the families for at least three years.
A mountain gorilla walks in the forest of East Africa’s Virunga Volcanoes conservation area. It stops at a piece of wild celery, sits down, and begins to chew. It strips the vegetable’s fibrous threads through its teeth, extracting the fleshy, juicy bits, then drops the chewed stalk on the ground and ambles away.
Driven by the desire to show students a possible future and the need to diversify the future health care workforce, Ackerman-Barger launched the Summer Health Institute for Nursing Exploration and Success (SHINES) program.
From concept to completion – UC Davis student Mariah Padilla has taken what she’s learned in class to help create a tool that aims to enhance a local community’s social and economic health and well-being.
Veterinarians and researchers in the School of Veterinary Medicine have developed a tool of artificial intelligence to predict the bacterial infection leptospirosis in dogs — an illness they can pick up from contaminated water.
Doctor of Philosophy candidate Kaykay Vang discusses how the pandemic and her personal experience shed light on Hmong Americans. This discovery led to her dissertation research, which she plans to defend this spring.
The UC Davis All of Us Research Program has been awarded a five-year, $12.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the potential of customized diet recommendations to promote health and prevent disease, known as precision nutrition.
"(SACRAMENTO) A crucial effort by UC Davis Health to detect COVID-19 among farmworkers and other vulnerable populations has resulted in more than 17,000 coronavirus rapid tests given to residents of four Central California counties.