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2019 Inaugural Nursing PhD Symposium: Celebrating Nursing Science

Date: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: 
IALS Conference Center, UMASS Life Sciences Laboratories, UMass Amherst
Institute of Applied Life Science Building

2019 Inaugural Nursing PhD Symposium: Celebrating Nursing Science.  

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Please join us! Our Nursing PhD Symposium will gather a diverse consortium of scientists, community advocates, educators and entrepreneurs to celebrate the work and achievements of emerging nurse scientists, and to catalyze scholarly collaboration through highly-interactive sessions that explore both the future of nursing science, and nurse scientists’ roles in promoting health, health equity, and social justice. 

Lunch will be provided and you'll enjoy a panel discussion and poster session featuring the latest nursing research. 

We hope you can join us at this Inaugural Nursing PhD symposium.

A PLENARY PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE FUTURE OF NURSING SCIENCE TO FEATURE INVITED NURSE SCHOLARS, INCLUDING (More speakers to be added): 

  • Barbara J. Guthrie, Ph.D., F.A.A.N., RN - Professor of Nursing, Director of the PhD Program, School of Nursing, Northeastern University
  • Tam H. Nguyen, Ph.D., M.S.N./M.P.H., RN - Asssistant Professor, Cornell School of Nursing
  • Em Rabelais, Ph.D., M.B.E. - Assistant Professor, Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science, University of Ilinois at Chicago

    • Moderated by Favorite Iradukunda, M.S.N., RN, Nursing Ph.D. Candidate 2022

Preliminary Program (subject to change):

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.         Opening remarks/welcome by Dean Cynthia Jacelon & PhD Director, Dr. Rachel Walker

10:15 - 11:15 a.m.         Panel discussion with invited speakers & moderator 

11:15 - 11:30 a.m.         Interactive discussion with panelists about support of Nursing & STEM Sciences

11:30 - 12:00 p.m.         Poster session #1

12:00 - 12:45 p.m.         Lunch with your choice of networking themes at each table

12:45 - 1:15 p.m.           Poster session #2

1:15 - 1:45 p.m.             Networking opportunity

1:45 - 2:00 p.m.             Closing Remarks

Questions about posters? Please contact Ellen Smithline at esmithline@umass.edu

Questions about registration? Please contact Ben Monat at bmonat@umass.edu

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