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Collaborations to Improve Health
January 18-20, 2018 | Naples, FL

Welcome and Opening Plenary Session
Promoting Collaborations for Research and Scholarship to Improve Health

Speaker: Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, APRN, Assistant Dean for Clinical Scholarship, Independence Chair for Nursing Education, and Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville Tennessee, Professor, Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago IL

Plenary Session
Partnership & Innovation from Storm to Success: NYU Nursing Advancing Health

Speakers: Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, Dean and Erline Perkins McGriff Professor, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY; and Kimberly Glassman, PhD, RN, Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer, New York University Langone Health, & Associate Dean for Partnership Innovation, Rory Myers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY

Learning Labs

  • A Value-Added Approach to SBIRT Integration within Doctoral Level Nursing Programs
    Speaker: Lora Peppard, PhD, DNP, Professor and Project Director SBIRT, School of Nursing, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
  • Building Health Equity in Doctoral Education
    Speaker: Karethy Edwards, DrPH, APRN, Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Professor, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
  • CCNE Accreditation Standards Forum: An Update on the Review and Revision Process
    Speakers: Christine M. Pacini, PhD, RN, Dean and Professor, McAuley School of Nursing, University of Detroit Mercy, and Member of CCNE Board of Directors, CCNE Accreditation Review Committee, and CCNE Standards Committee; and Jane C. Voglewede, JD, Former Legal Counsel at Sanford Health (MeritCare Health System), Fargo, ND and CCNE Standards Committee Co-Chair
  • Embedding Innovation and Academic Rigor in DNP Programs
    Speakers: Donna Velasquez, PhD, RN, Program Director and Clinical Associate Professor, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ; Kathy Malloch, PhD, MBA, RN, Professor of Practice, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, and Clinical Professor, College of Nursing, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and Lynda Root, DNP, RN, Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
  • Implementation Science: Current State and Future Directions
    Speaker: Anne Sales, PhD, RN, Professor of Learning Health Sciences, Medical School & Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Improvement Science: An Emerging Area of Scholarship
    Speaker: Shirley Moore, PhD, RN, Edward J. and Louise Mellen Professor of Nursing, Distinguished University Professor, Associate Dean for Research, Director, SMART Center, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  • RWJF Future of Nursing Scholars: First Year Graduate Results and Looking Forward
    Speakers: Susan Hassmiller, PhD, RN, Senior Advisor for Nursing, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ; and Julie Fairman, PhD, RN, Biobehavioral Health Sciences Department Chair and Nightingale Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA.
    Panelists: Geri L. Wood, PhD, RN, Coordinator, Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Program, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX; Latia M. Hickerson, PhD, APRN, Instructor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (and recent PhD graduate from University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX); Heidi Donovan, PhD, RN, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; and Sarah Belcher, BSN, RN, Doctoral Student, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Plenary Session
Open Forum with AACN Leadership

Speakers: Juliann Sebastian, PhD, RN, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE and Chair, AACN Board of Directors; and Deborah Trautman, PhD, RN, President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, DC

Closing Program Session
Teamwork—An ITIM of Necessity: The Interprofessional Team Innovation Model (ITIM)

Speakers: Mark Williams, MD, Chief Transformation and Learning Officer, Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine, Vice Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, Director, Center for Health Services Research, UK Healthcare, Lexington, KY; and Colleen Swartz, DNP, RN, Chief Nurse Executive, UK Health Care, Lexington, KY.

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