Health

Can new gun violence research find a path around the political stalemate?

March 27, 2021

Dr. Garen J. Wintemute, who directs the Violence Prevention Research Program at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center in Sacramento, said he lost grant money after the Dickey Amendment was enacted. In the two decades that followed, he said, his work has been supported by the state of California, by foundations, as well as the N.I.H., which was not specifically named in the Dickey Amendment, and the Justice Department. He said he had also spent a little more than $2 million of his own money to continue the work.

Aging In California

February 03, 2021
UC Davis Health Professor Terri Harvath explains what the organization plans to focus on now and in the post-pandemic years.

Telemedicine pioneer

December 01, 2020
Tom Nesbitt (B.A., psychology, ’75; M.D. ’79) launched the UC Davis Health System’s first telehealth program in 1992. Nesbitt’s pioneering leadership in telemedicine has been recognized by the American Telemedicine Association and the American Hospital Association.