Watch: 2014 Meredith E. Drench Lecture, “My Personal Journey: From the Beside to the Halls of Congress”

ANA President - Karen DaleyPresident of the American Nurses Association Karen A. Daley (SPH ’88), PhD, RN, FAAN delivered the sixth annual Meredith E. Drench Lecture on April 30, 2014. Her talk, “My Personal Journey: From the Beside to the Halls of Congress” detailed her experience with a career altering needlestick injury and her subsequent advocacy efforts. Daley has traveled throughout the world raising awareness among nurses, legislators, and health care administrators about the importance of needlestick prevention and was among those invited to the Oval Office to witness President Clinton sign the “Needlestick Safety Prevention Act” into law.

Watch the lecture here.