Doctoral Education Conference

Featured Speakers

Integrating Machine Learning and Human Knowledge to Build the Future of Healthcare

headshot of Kevin SlavinThursday, January 19, 2023 | 2:00-3:30 p.m. (PT)

Kevin Slavin
Entrepreneur, Technology Pioneer, and Algorithms Expert

Kevin Slavin is a leading expert in the intersections between digital systems and the physical world. He is a pioneer in the integration of technology between machines and humans, setting new standards for how the world views the potentials of Artificial Intelligence. Hear from Mr. Slavin on the challenges, lessons learned, and possibilities of infusing technology in both academic and clinical settings.

Why I Train Grandmothers to Treat Depression

headshot of Dixon ChibandaThursday, January 19, 2023 | 4:00-5:00 p.m. (PT)

Dixon Chibanda
Passionate Mental Health Leader and Psychiatrist

Dr. Dixon Chibanba is an inspiration leader who transformed the mental health landscape of Zimbabwe. His program, the Friendship Bench has evolved from a concept to support his local community to a leading resource in over 60 primary health care clinics across Zimbabwe.  Join Dr. Chibanda to hear his inspirational story and learn of tools and insight that you can use to innovate and empower your own communities.

Creating a Healthy Work Environment in Nursing Education: What Matters?

headshots of Dorrie Fontaine and Natalie MaySaturday, January 19, 2023 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. (PT)

Dorrie K. Fontaine
Healthy Work Environment Champion and Leader in Selfcare

Natalie B. May
Wellbeing Expert and Advocate for Choosing Wisdom

Dr. Fontaine and Dr. May are passionate leaders of promoting wellbeing and tools for resiliency in clinical and academic work environments. A healthy work environment is a critical aspect of fostering a safe, positive, and flourishing faculty and staff. Join Dr. Fontaine and Dr. May to receive knowledge and practical tips you can utilize to support and transform your own work environment.

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