2019 Annual Nursing Meeting

Roberta Gately, a nurse, novelist, and former humanitarian aid worker, has provided nursing care from Africa to Afghanistan. She has written extensively on the subject of refugees for The Journal of Emergency Nursing as well as a series of articles for the BBC World News Online and the Huffington Post. She speaks regularly on the plight of the world's refugees and displaced. She has appeared both locally and nationally on TV and radio programs to discuss her novels and refugee issues. Her work has been honored with the Frances Slanger Lifetime Achievement Award (2017) by the Boston City Hospital Nurses Alumni Association and the Human Services Award (2007) by the Massachusetts Nurses Association. Gately lives in Boston where she works as a nurse at The Boston Medical Center. Her two previous novels, Lipstick in Afghanistan and The Bracelet, were based upon her experiences in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Ms. Gately will sign copies of her latest book, Footprints in the Dust, which will be available for sale at the event. This event is free and Open to the Public. RSVP required: 617-353-3698.

Speaker(s): Roberta Gately, RN, BA
Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 5:30pm until 7:30pm on Monday, Apr 29, 2019
One Silber Way - Ninth Floor (Trustee Ballroom)
Open to General Public
Admission is free
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