2013 Nursing Archives Associates Annual Meeting

Starts:
5:30 pm on Tuesday, April 9, 2013
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/archives
Contact Name:
Christopher Gately
Join the Nursing Archives Associates as they celebrate their annual meeting with Massachusetts State Representative Kay Khan, who will give the talk "A Nurse's Perspective from the Massachusetts Legislature." Complimentary wine & hors d'oeuvres will be provided and there will be a cash bar. RSVP to 617-353-3697 by April 2nd. 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.