Research Exchange: Advancing Health Through Technology: The Vision of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis

  • April 21, 2010: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Location: Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley

Heather Young [Associate Vice Chancellor for Nursing, UCDMC]

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A nurse leader, educator and scientist and a nationally-recognized expert in gerontological nursing and rural health care, Heather M. Young was appointed Associate Vice Chancellor for Nursing at UC Davis Health System in 2008. She also serves as the founding Dean of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.

Before joining UC Davis in 2008, Young was the Grace Phelps Distinguished Professor, director of Rural Health Research Development, and director of the John A. Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence at the Oregon Health and Science University School of Nursing. She is a fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Nursing.

Young is a UC Davis alumna, graduating in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in dietetics. She later earned an associate degree in nursing from Sacramento City College and a bachelor’s of science in nursing degree from Southern Oregon State College. She then went on to the University of Washington, where she earned a master of nursing degree with a specialty in gerontology and a doctorate in nursing science.