Assistant Dean, Interprofessional Programs
UC Davis Health
Jana Katz–Bell is Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Programs at UC Davis School of Medicine and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. She served as Chief Administrative Officer for the UC Davis Center for Health and Technology from 1995 - 2007 where she led this distinctive program. Under her leadership, the CHT won national and worldwide attention as one of the best telemedicine programs in the United States.
Along with Associate Vice Chancellor, Thomas Nesbitt, Ms. Katz-Bell was responsible for the development and implementation of projects which supported the mission of the CHT as well as the University of California, Davis Health System. She currently works on statewide telehealth initiatives, the advancement of interprofessional goals, and is a core member of the launch team for the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.
Ms. Katz-Bell received her bachelor’s degree at the University of California, Davis, and her master’s degree in public health at the University of California, Berkeley. In addition to her formal education and extensive background developing and managing telehealth programs, Ms. Katz–Bell has become a nationally recognized speaker of telemedicine issues, her testimony during deliberations of the California State Legislature on Senate Bills 1665 and 2098 led to legislation which favors telemedicine reimbursement. Ms. Katz-Bell also served for several years as a board member and held the seat of Vice President for the Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law, a national telehealth legal and regulatory resource center.
Saturday, April 28
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM