Jaime Green has joined Woodland Healthcare’s internal medicine department as a geriatric nurse practitioner.
Green received her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Sacramento State University. She received her master’s degree in nursing in the geriatric nurse practitioner program at University of Illinois in Chicago.
Prior to joining Woodland Healthcare, Green worked as a geriatric nurse practitioner for Quality Health Unlimited, P.C. in Northbrook, Ill.
Green will be located at the Woodland Medical Office, 632 W. Gibson Rd., Woodland.
Woodland Healthcare is Yolo County’s largest healthcare provider, serving the community since 1905. Woodland Healthcare is affiliated with Catholic Healthcare West (CHW), the largest Catholic healthcare system in the western United States with 40 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. For more information, visit http://www.woodlandhealthcare.org.
David Lacy was named Part-Time Professor of the Year at Irvine Valley College. The president of the campus, a department administrator and a photographer interrupted his class on Thursday, March 24, and made the surprise announcement.
Lacy will be recognized via a formal resolution at the Sept. 26, 2011, board meeting of the South Orange County Community College District.
Lacy is a 1998 graduate of Davis High School, a 2004 graduate of Sacramento City College, and a 2006 graduate of UC Davis, where he graduated with highest honors. In 2008 he earned his M.A. in English from UC Irvine. He currently resides in Laguna Beach.
Nancy Lane, M.D., endowed chair of aging and professor of medicine and rheumatology at UC Davis, recently has been appointed as representative of the Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Region to the National Arthritis Foundation’s Research Strategy Committee.
A graduate of UC San Francisco School of Medicine, Lane is a nationally-recognized expert in medical management of osteoporosis. Lane’s research focuses on osteoporosis and the epidemiology, genetics and treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee. She has served as co-editor of Arthritis & Rheumatism, and is consultant reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals. In addition, Dr. Lane has served in senior leadership positions for many professional organizations, including the United States Bone & Joint Decade Board and the American College of Rheumatology.
Lane will join nine other regional representatives of the National Research Strategy Committee to direct and implement the Arthritis Foundation’s Research agenda. She will help oversee the peer review process for selection and awarding of Arthritis Foundation-sponsored research grants, manage the research grant portfolio and budget, and represent the Arthritis Foundation in its partnerships with national organizations such as the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, the American College of Rheumatology, and other nationally-recognized public health agencies.
For more information about the Arthritis Foundation’s research program, visit http://www.arthritis.org.
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