Boston University to Host 2011 Annual Meeting of the Nursing Archives Associates

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March 14th, 2011

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu

(Boston) – The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center and the Nursing Archives Associates at Boston University will host their 2011 Annual Meeting on Monday, May 2. The guest speaker will be Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Erline Perkins McGriff Professor and Dean of the College of Nursing at the College of Dentistry at New York University. Dr. Fulmer will lecture on her response to The Institute of Medicine’s Report on “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.”

EVENT DETAILS
Title:
2011 Annual Meeting of the Nursing Archives Associates: “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health”
Date: Monday, May 2, 2011
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Metcalf Trustee Ballroom, John & Kathryn Silber Administrative Center
(One Silber Way, 9th Floor, Boston)
Admission: Must RSVP by April 28th to (617) 353-3697
Contact: For more information please call (617) 353-3696

Dr. Fulmer is Co-Director for the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing and Co-Director of the Consortium of New York Geriatric Education Centers (CNYGECs). She received her bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College, her master’s and doctoral degrees from Boston College and her Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate from New York University. Dr. Fulmer’s program of research focuses on acute care of the elderly and elder abuse and neglect. Dr. Fulmer received the status of Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, Gerontological Society of America and the New York Academy of Medicine. She is also a newly-elected member of the Institute of Medicine at the National Academies of Science.

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.

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.

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