Boston University to Host 2010 Annual Meeting of the Nursing Archives Associates
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(Boston) – The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University will host the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Nursing Archives Associates on Wednesday, April 14, 2010. Guest speaker and Distinguished Professor and University Dean Emerita at Indiana University School of Nursing Angela Barron McBride will lecture on “Orchestrating a Career for Leadership.” Dr. McBride will address the major views of leadership in nursing that have occupied center stage in recent decades: leadership as personal, leadership as achieving organizational goals and leadership as transformational.
Title: 2010 Annual Meeting of the Nursing Archives: “Orchestrating a Career for Leadership”
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2009
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Boston University Faculty Dining Room (5th floor of the George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston)
Admission: Must RSVP by April 2nd to 617-353-3697
Contact: For more information please call (617) 353-1240
Dr. McBride received her Bachelor’s degree in nursing from Georgetown University, her Master’s degree in psychiatric-mental health nursing from Yale University, and her PhD in developmental psychology from Purdue University. She is known for her contributions to women’s mental health; her book The Growth and Development of Mothers was recognized as one of the best books of 1973 by both the American Journal of Nursing and The New York Times. Dr. McBride is a fellow of the American Psychological Association’s Division 35 (women’s health) and Division 38 (health psychology) and received the latter’s “Outstanding Contributions to Nursing and Health Psychology” Award in 1995. In 2006, she was recognized as a “Living Legend” by the American Academy of Nursing.
The Mission of the Nursing Archives Associates is to support 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. 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) 353-1240.
The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University seeks to capture and document history by collecting the manuscripts from individuals who play significant roles in the fields of journalism, poetry, literature and criticism, dance, music, theater, film, television, and political and religious movements. The Center strives to preserve the documents and make them readily available to researchers while administering all legal copyrights and restrictions. The Center also presents extensive exhibitions, seminars and tours for students, parents, alumni, various visiting groups and members of the public. For more information, visit www.bu.edu/archives.