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2022 PhD Pre-Conference Presentations

Moving Upstream to Support Health Equity: Re-Imagining PhD Education

January 19, 2022 | Offered Virtually

Defining the Path Forward: Aligning PhD Education to Support Health Equity
This session will focus on presenting an update from the AACN’s Research-Focused Task Force on Pathways to Excellence and articulating the changes needed to PhD programs to respond to the NAM’s Future of Nursing 2020-2030. Join panel presenters for virtual Q&A immediately following the presentation.
Speakers: 
Marion Broome, PhD, RN, Ruby Wilson Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC; and Sue Hassmiller, PhD, RN, Senior Advisor for Nursing, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ
Moderator: 
Linda Scott, PhD, RN, Dean and Professor, School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 

Innovations in PhD Education to Restore, Promote, and Sustain Community Partnerships
This session will provide an opportunity for participants to discuss challenges and opportunities related to engaging community partners to advance nursing science and health equity. In addition, panelists will discuss curricular innovations and the lessons learned on restoring, promoting, and sustaining community partnerships to enhance the quality of their PhD programs. Join panel presenters for virtual Q&A immediately following the presentation.
Speakers
Shawn Kneipp, PhD, RN, Sarah Frances Russell Distinguished Term Professor, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and Maria R. Shirey, PhD, MBA, RN, Associate Dean, Clinical and Global Partnerships, School of Nursing, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Moderator: 
Susan Gennaro, PhD, RN, Professor, William F. Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Boston, MA

Advancing Health Equity Research: Opportunities for Nurse Scientists to Make a Meaningful Impact
This session will focus on research and training opportunities for PhD students and nurse scientists to apply for funding from prominent organizations and the scientific areas where nurse scientists will likely achieve a meaningful impact to advance health equity. Join panel presenters for virtual Q&A immediately following the presentation.
Speakers 
Amelia Knopf, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Indiana, Bloomington, INKylea Laina Liese, PhD, CNM, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development Nursing Science, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL; and David Banks, PhD, RN, Extramural Research Training Officer, National Institute of Nursing Research, Washington, DC
Moderator: 
Hilaire J. Thompson, PhD, RN, Joanne Montgomery Endowed Professor, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Informatics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA