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2019 Doctoral Conference Materials

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Doctoral Education: From Discovery to Translation
January 17-19, 2019 | Coronado, CA

Seismic Shifts in Higher Education
Speaker:Ted Mitchell, PhD, President, American Council on Education, Washington, DC

Building Capacity in Transdisciplinary Research
Speaker:Pamela Jeffries, PhD, RN, Dean and Professor, School of Nursing, The George Washington University, and Jeanne Geiger-Brown, PhD, RN, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, School of Nursing, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

The PhD Pipeline: An Imperative for all Nursing Faculty
Speakers: Sue Hassmiller, PhD, RN, Senior Advisor for Nursing, Director, Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, and Co-Director, RWJF Future of Nursing Scholars Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ; and Julie Fairman, PhD, RN, Nightingale Professor in Honor of Nursing Veterans, Chair, Biobehavioral Health Sciences Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, and Co-Director, RWJF Future of Nursing Scholars Program

PhD Programs: Goals, Challenges, Opportunities, and Preparing Graduates for the Future
Speakers: Jean McSweeney, PhD, RN, Women’s Cardiovascular Health Professorship, Associate Dean for Research and Professor, Co-Director, PhD Program, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
Panelists: Ronald Hickman, PhD, RN, Associate Dean for Research, Case Western University, Cleveland, OH; Cindy Munro, PhD, RN, Dean. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL; Rita Pickler, PhD, RN, Director, PhD & MS in Nursing Science Programs, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and Linda S. Weglicki, PhD, RN, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

The Sky is NOT the Limit: Developing Your School’s Research Mission in a Resource Constrained Environment
Speakers: Marion E. Broome, PhD, RN, Dean and Vice-Chancellor for Nursing Affairs, School of Nursing, Duke University, Associate Vice-President for Academic Nursing, Duke University Health System, Durham, NC

Emerging Solutions

  • DNP: Where Are We Today?
    Speakers: Shannon Idzik, DNP, ANP-BC, Associate Professor and Associate Dean Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, School of Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, and David Campbell-O’Dell, DNP, APRN, President, Doctors of Nursing Practice, Inc., Key West, FL
  • National Survey of DNP Programs: Commonalities and Differences in the Implementation of the DNP Project
    Speaker: Jeannie S. Garber, DNP, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Coordinator of Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, School of Nursing, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA; Cindy G. Zellefrow, DNP, RN, Director, Academic Core at the Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare, Assistant Professor of Practice, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Sharon Guthrie, PhD, ARNP, Director Graduate Nursing Programs and Associate Professor, Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA; and Linda Roussel, PhD, RN, Visiting Professor, College of Nursing, Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX
  • Revising the AACN Essentials: Re-envisioning Doctoral Nursing Education
    Speaker: John McFadden, PhD, CRNA, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL and Chair, DNP Essentials Revision Task Force 
  • A New Opportunity for Post-Doctoral Education: The National Clinicians Scholars Program (NCSP)
    Speaker: Linda Sarna, PhD, RN, Dean and Professor, Lulu Wolf Hassenplug Endowed Chair, and Co-Director UCLA Clinician Scholars Program, School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, and Deena Kelly Costa, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor and Co-Director University of Michigan Clinician Scholars Program, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Adoption, Diffusion, and Implications for Innovative Nursing Dissertation Models
    Speaker: Janessa M. Graves, PhD, Assistant Professor, Honors Faculty Fellow, Washington State University College of Nursing, Pullman, WA

Closing Plenary Session
Disrupting the System: Innovation in Translation and Research

Speaker: Dan Weberg, PhD, Senior Director for Innovation and Leadership, National Nursing Strategy Department and National Patient Care Services, Kaiser Permanente, Alameda, CA

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