Debbie Ward, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Interim Dean & Clinical Professor
Theresa A. Harvath, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.; Executive Associate Dean & Clinical Professor
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 and Clinical Professor
Jeffrey M. Pearl, M.D., Director for the Physician Assistant Program & Visiting Professor
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, and students discover and disseminate knowledge to advance health, improve quality of care and shape policy.
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.