Debbie Ward, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.; Interim Dean & Clinical Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
Theresa A. Harvath, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.; Executive Associate Dean
Janice F. Bell, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.N., Associate Dean for Research, Doctor of Philosophy Program Director & Professor
Elizabeth Rice, Ph.D., P.M.H.N.P.-B.C., R.N.; Associate Dean for Student & Faculty Success
Jessica Draughon Moret, Ph.D., R.N.; Assistant Director for the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing & Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
Betty Irene Moore Hall
2570 48th St., Sacramento, CA 95817
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis cultivates academic excellence through immersive, interprofessional and interdisciplinary education and research in partnership with the communities serves. Faculty, staff
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Program
Hosted by the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Programs prepare nurse leaders, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, researchers and faculty in a unique interdisciplinary and interprofessional environment. The full-time, academic, doctoral program prepares graduates as leaders in health care, health policy and nurse faculty/researchers at the university level. The master's degree Physician Assistant Studies program prepares graduates to deliver care as physician assistants. Graduates of the professional master's degree leadership program are prepared for health-care leadership roles in a variety of organizations and as nurse faculty at the community college and prelicensure education levels. Graduates of the master's degree Nurse Practitioner Program are prepared to deliver care as nurse practitioners.
The UC Davis Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group includes a wide cross-section of academic disciplines with faculty from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing as well as UC Davis Health System and other UC Davis schools, colleges, and departments. Within the graduate group faculty are experts in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields.The Master’s Entry Program in Nursing prepares new nurses as leaders in quality and safety, advocates for diverse patient populations and agents of change for healthier communities. Graduates of the program are qualified to take the national licensing examination (NCLEX) for registered nurses, eligible for certification as a Public Health Nurse and earn a Master of Science in Nursing Degree.