UC Davis Health inks museum naming partnerships to spotlight medical tech

Hannah Mitchell -

UC Davis Health in California is partnering with the SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity to name and help cultivate several health-centered exhibits showcasing medical technologies.

Four things to know:

1. UC Davis Health's 15-year partnership includes a $3 million investment in the museum's health gallery, which will showcase exhibits on breakthrough scientific research, medical technologies and medical imaging, according to an Oct. 28 news release

2. "UC Davis Health is honored to partner with MOSAC to bring its Health Headlines and the future Health Gallery to the Sacramento region," said Brad Simmons, chief administrator of UC Davis Medical Center and COO of UC Davis Health Hospital Division. “Innovation and groundbreaking research are fundamental to our organization’s mission and we are proud to showcase advancements in tools, treatments and therapies that will improve treatment and enhance patient care in our community."

3. UC Davis also inked a 15-year, $2.5 million deal to contribute to the museum's Digital Dome Theater. The university will lend its expertise to the museum and expand educational courses in science and technology.

4. The museum will open to the public in mid-November, with the Digital Dome Theater and Health Headlines exhibits. The health gallery experience is expected to be installed in 2023.

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