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February 28, 2020

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Student Spotlight: Thomas Cernac

February 25, 2020
Thomas Cernac, a recent graduate of the Winemaking Certificate Program, is a retired U.S. Air Force mechanic and now a vineyard manager and winemaker in El Dorado County, California.

Student Spotlight: Sanne Poulsen

February 25, 2020
Sanne Poulsen had been working in agribusiness management and marketing when she moved to Marlborough—New Zealand’s wine country. After relocating, Poulsen made friends with people in the wine industry and became intrigued by the profession. Looking to invest in her education to balance the practical and technical skills, she found the UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Winemaking Certificate Program.

New Data Course for Healthcare Leaders

February 10, 2020
In today’s metric-driven environment, healthcare leaders who can access and understand their operational data can save time, make better decisions and improve patient outcomes. Data and the Healthcare Leader is designed to help healthcare directors and operational leaders understand how to work with their analyst teams to get the data they need.

Map Out a Future in GIS

January 30, 2020
UC Davis Continuing Professional Education is launching the Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization MasterTrack™ Program on the Coursera learning platform this spring.

Student Spotlight: Ksenia Oleynik

January 29, 2020
Ksenia Oleynik is a legal secretary from Sacramento, and a graduate of UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education’s Paralegal Studies Certificate Program.

Instructor Spotlight: Natalie Ghilain

January 28, 2020
Natalie Ghilain is the chief estimator for Otto Construction, and has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry.

Student Spotlight: Jaimie Asakawa

January 24, 2020
Jaimie Asakawa recently relocated to the Sacramento area and is currently enrolled in the Business Analysis Certificate Program.

Instructor Spotlight: Jamie Meador

January 22, 2020
As a senior operational excellence consultant with Adventist Health System, Jamie Meador, RN, BSN, MBA, strives to improve processes within health care in order to reduce the workload on staff and deliver an exceptional patient experience.

Instructor Spotlight: Leticia Chacon-Rodriguez

January 09, 2020
Leticia Chacon-Rodriguez is the new winemaker/winery manager for the Viticulture and Enology Department at UC Davis. With more than 20 years of wine production and management experience in the California wine industry, Chacon-Rodriguez is enchanted by the winemaking process and the science behind it. She teaches Wine Filtration Short Course.

Student Spotlight: Paul Adams

December 19, 2019

Change and Growth on an Executive Level

Paul Adams is a leader. He’s also a lifelong learner who admits to relentless self-scrutiny. He’s constantly asking himself, “How can I do better? What can I do differently to be more successful?” For Adams, the UC Davis Executive Leadership Program provided the space, context and learning he wanted, allowing for self-reflection and growth.

Do Paralegals Need Degrees?

December 09, 2019
Many adult learners looking for a career change or professional advancement have to make tough choices about where to invest their time and money. The same is true for aspiring paralegals.

Student Spotlight: Terence Kelley

November 21, 2019
Terence Kelley, M.S., is halfway through UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education’s Healthcare Analytics Certificate Program, yet he is already reaping the benefits. As a scientific lead and epidemiologist for the California Stroke Registry/California Coverdell Program at California Department of Public Health’s Chronic Disease Control Branch, Kelley has been applying what he’s learned to his current position.

A Message from the Director of the Maternal and Child Nutrition Program

November 13, 2019

The Maternal and Child Nutrition Master of Advanced Study program is a targeted program focused on training graduate students for careers in health sciences. Students receive learner-centered education and a strong scientific background in nutrition-related topics. We offer an inclusive environment where students from diverse backgrounds feel respected and empowered to develop, evaluate and improve maternal and child health programs that provide culturally sensitive, evidence-based care.