Nursing Archives Association Annual Meeting Featuring State Representative Kay Khan
Join the Nursing Archives Associates as they celebrate their annual meeting Tuesday, April 9 at 5:30 pm with Massachusetts State Representative Kay Khan, who will give the talk “A Nurse’s Perspective from the Massachusetts Legislature.”
Kay Khan is the member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives for the district of Newton and has served that role since 1995. Khan is the House Chair of the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. Khan is also the founder and co-chair of the legislative Mental Health Caucus, the first of its kind in the country, and founder and co-chair of a task force on Women in the Criminal Justice System and their children, under the Caucus of Women Legislators, of which she was the co-chair in 1998. In recent years, Khan also served on the Commission to End Homelessness.
Khan received her bachelor’s degree from Boston University School of Nursing, and her first job as a nurse, was at Boston Children’s Hospital. She later became an instructor for Boston University School of Nursing undergraduate students on a pediatric rotation. She went on to earn a master’s degree in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing from Boston University and worked in a group private practice in Newton for close to 20 years.
The Nursing Archives Associates supports the History of Nursing Archives in the preservation of the working papers,correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and histories of important individuals, associations and organizations , both historical and contemporary, who are important in the nursing field, and in making these valuable, unique primary resources available to researchers.
Following Representative Kahn’s talk, complimentary wine & hors d’oeuvres will be provided and there will be a cash bar. RSVP to 617-353-3697 by April 2nd.
The History of Nursing Archives are a valuable part of the holdings of the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University. For information about membership, call (617) 353-3696 or visit www.bu.edu/archives