The Campaign for Action: Leading the Way in Engaging Nursing to Improve Health

Aired on January 12, 2017

Join us for this webinar as Dr. Sue Hassmiller, a national nursing leader with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, discusses the evolution and impact of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action initiative. She will share current activities including ways that the campaign is fostering interprofessional collaboration, promoting nursing leadership, and building healthier communities. Dr. Hassmiller also will provide suggestions for engaging graduate nursing student in this important work.

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


Webinar Speaker

Susan Hassmiller, PhD, RN
Senior Adviser for Nursing
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Susan Hassmiller is the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Senior Adviser for Nursing. In partnership with AARP, Dr. Hassmiller also directs the Foundationís Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action. This 50-state and District of Columbia effort strives to implement the recommendations of the Institute of Medicineís report on the Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health and will additionally seek to build a Culture of Health. Dr. Hassmiller served as the reportís study director. She is also serving as Co-Director of the Future of Nursing Scholars program.

Dr. Hassmillerís work has included service in public health settings at the local, state and national levels, including HRSA. She taught community health nursing at the University of Nebraska and George Mason University in Virginia. Dr. Hassmiller is a member of the Institute of Medicine, a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and sits on other advisory committees and boards, including the Meridian Health System, soon to be the largest in New Jersey and the American Red Cross. She is the recipient of many awards and two honorary doctorates, but most notably the Florence Nightingale Medal, the highest international honor given to a nurse by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

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Washington, DC 20036

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