Professional Opportunities in Public Health Nursing

Aired on April 30, 2014

Webinar Overview

Finding your first professional position in public health nursing can be a challenge. This webinar is intended to give you practical help to succeed in the public health nursing job search. We will review the resources available to your through AACN and a leader in public health nursing practice will present an experienced professionalís view of public health nursing. Attending this webinar should give you the knowledge you need to design a good job search strategy for public health nursing.

This Webinar is hosted by the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA). For more information on the GNSA, visit


Webinar Speaker

David Reyes, DNP, MPH, RN, APHN-BC
Health Services Administrator/Area Manager
Public Health-Seattle & King County

Dr. Reyes has been a nurse for over 30 years, and currently is a Health Services Administrator with the Department of Public Health Ė Seattle & King County in the Community Health Services Division where he is responsible for public health center operations and delivery of services to diverse and underserved populations. His professional interests include: quality and systems improvement in public health, health equity and social justice in the context of addressing institutionalized racism, and public health nursing workforce competency and leadership. David resides in Southeast Seattle and is active in the community-based development of the Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands.

Dr. Reyes is a member of the Expert Panel for AACNís CDC Academic Partnership Cooperative Agreement to strengthen the Public Health Nursing Workforce. He currently serves on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundationís (RWJF) National Advisory Committee for Academic Progression in Nursing, and was a member of the RWJF's Public Health Nursing Workforce Advisory Committee (2012-2013). He has served in national leadership roles that include past chair of the Public Health Nursing Section of the American Public Health Association (2011-2012), membership on the Institute of Medicine's Standing Committee on Family Planning (2011-2012) and on the Reproductive Health Workforce Project Steering Committee of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (2012-2013).

Dr. Reyes graduated from the University of Washington (UW), Seattle with his Doctor of Nursing Practice in 2013, and received his Master of Nursing and Master of Public Health degrees from the UW in 2002. Dr. Reyes received his baccalaureate degree in Nursing Science from Seattle University in 1983.

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Washington, DC 20036

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