Past Doctoral Education Conferences

2020 Doctoral Education Conference
Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges: Engineering Pathways for the Future
January 30-February 1, 2020
The Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples, FL

2019 Doctoral Education Conference
Doctoral Education: From Discovery to Translation
January 17-19, 2019
Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, CA

2018 Doctoral Education Conference
Collaborations to Improve Health
January 18-20, 2018
The Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples, FL

2017 Doctoral Education Conference
The Imperative for Innovation in Doctoral Nursing Education
January 19-21, 2017
Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, CA

2016 Doctoral Education Conference
Enhancing Nursing Science and Improving Patient Care through Big Data
January 21-23, 2016
The Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples FL

2015 Doctoral Education Conference
The Synergy of Scholarship: Research and Practice
January 29-31, 2015
Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, CA




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