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2021 PhD Pre-Conference Presentations

Defining Purpose and Quality Indicators of PhD Programs
Learn from a panel of experts about quality indicators that can be used to assess diverse PhD programs.
Panel of Speakers: Marion Broome
PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean, Duke University School of NursingShevellanie Lott, PhD, RN, CNE, Dean, Hampton University School of Nursing, Joan Vitello, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAHA, FAAN, Dean, Graduate School of Nursing UMass Medical School
Linda Scott, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN, Dean & Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing

Creating a Diverse Student Body that Aligns with the PhD Program Purpose
Don’t miss this provocative presentation about creating strategies to recruit and retain diverse PhD students.
Panel of Speakers: 
Debra Barksdale, PhD, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs & Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing; Greer Glazer, PhD, RN, CNP, FAAN, Dean & Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing; and Julie Zerwic, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, Dean & Professor, University of Iowa College of Nursing
Ronald Hickman, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAAN, The Ruth M. Anderson Endowed Professor & Associate Dean for Research, Case Western Reserve University School of Nursing

Assessing Innovation in PhD Pathways and Curricular Models
Participate in a cutting-edge discussion about the call to action for innovative and diverse  PhD pathways and curricular models that ensure quality..
Panel of Speakers
Julie Fairman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Endowed Chair, Nightingale Professor in Honor of Nursing Veterans, Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing & Director, RWJF Future of Nursing Scholars Program; Kristine L. Kwekkeboom, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Lillian S. Moehlman Bascom Professor in Nursing & PhD Program Director, University of Wisconsin Madison School of Nursing; and Paula Meek, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Senior Scholar & Interim Assistant Dean for the PhD Program, University of Utah College of Nursing
Moderator: Hilaire Thompson, PhD, RN, ARNP, AGACNP-BC, FAAN, FGSA, Joanne Montgomery Endowed Professor & Graduate Program Director, University of Washington School of Nursing