Nursing and the Health of Populations.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

3–5:30 p.m.

doors open, 2:30 p.m. Reception to follow.

Hiebert Lounge
72 East Concord Street

Services for deaf and hard-of-hearing people provided.


Livestreaming Available During Event

Where has nursing made the most difference in population health worldwide? Where can it make a difference moving forward? This half-day symposium will address the state of nursing science and practice and its intersection with the evolving field of global population health. The meeting aims to ask questions and encourage provocative answers, pointing to future synergies between nursing and population health.

Cohosted with the Nursing Now campaign and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.


3 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Sandro Galea

Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health

Maureen Bisognano (SON ’82)

President Emerita and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Barbara Stilwell

Executive Director, Nursing Now

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Jacqueline Fawcett (SON’64)

Professor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston

Leadership and Government
Karen Daley (SPH’88)

Former President, American Nurses Association

The Role of Technology in Nursing and Population Health—Looking to the Future
Kelly Brittain

Associate Professor, Michigan State University College of Nursing

Serious Illness, Quality of Life
Kate Lorig (SON’64)

Professor Emerita, Stanford University

Scope of Practice
Deborah Washington (SON’86)

Director, Nursing & Patient Care Services Diversity Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

Moderator: Maureen Bisognano (SON ’82)

President Emerita and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.


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