Schedule of events

April 5

Annual Research Day

Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel, 3200 Boardwalk, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Michigan Room, Petit Ballroom, and adjacent lobby.
12:00-12:30pmRegistration
12:30-1:00pmPoster Presentations
1:00-1:10pm

Welcome
Dean Kathleen Potempa, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean and Professor, UMSN

Introduction
Janean E. Holden, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Dean for Research, UMSN

1:10-2:10pm6th Annual Suzanne H. Brouse Lecture: Nurses Hold Up Half the Sky
Tonda L. Hughes, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean for Global Health, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing
2:10-2:25pmAnnouncement of Poster Awards
2:25-2:30pmBreak
2:30-3:00pmPoster Presentations
3:00-4:30pmResearch Presentations and Panel Discussion with UMSN Faculty: Taboo Topics: Telling Tales Out of School: Violence, trauma, and toxic stress affect individuals and population health around the world. UMSN faculty working across cultures and the continuum of intervention development will present on research collaborations in England, Ghana, and Europe, breaking the taboo against talking about violence to advance individual recovery and social change.
4:30-4:45pmEvaluation time for nursing contact hours
4:30-5:30pmReception
 Total nursing contact hours available based on attendance for this day are: 3.75

 
April 6-7

Innovations in Global Health Conference

Keynotes, Panels, and Expos
 
April 6 
10:30-12:00pm

The Global Impact of Philanthropy (this event is full; registration is closed)
How Can Philanthropy Facilitate and Inspire Global Impact
Rackham Graduate School, Fourth Floor Assembly Hall, 915 E. Washington St.

 
 
April 6

Nurses as Global Leaders

School of Nursing Building, Room 1240/1250, 426 N. Ingalls St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109.
12:00-12:30pmRegistration
12:30-12:40pmWelcome: Global Nursing Leadership
Kathleen Potempa, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean and Professor, UMSN
12:40-1:30pmOpening Keynote: Promoting Workforce Development: The Importance of Nurses and Midwives
Vanessa Kerry, MD, MSc, CEO at Seed Global Health, Affiliated Faculty at Harvard Medical School  
1:30-2:10pmLecture: Women’s Health and Women’s Rights
Siriorn Sindhu, DNSc, MS, BEd, Cert. Midwifery, Cert. Adult Surgical Nursing, Associate Professor of Surgical Nursing, Mahidol University Faculty of Nursing, Bangkok
2:10-2:20pm Break
2:20-3:20pmPanel Discussion: UMSN Students Past and Present: Making a Global Impact

Moderated by Jody Lori, PhD, CNM, FACMN, FAAN, Associate Dean for Global Affairs, Director, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center at University of Michigan School of Nursing

3:20-3:50pm

Expo: Innovations in Global Health
Featuring interactive displays of technologically assisted engagement across cultures and languages developed at UMSN, including:

  • Virtual Collaborations for Teaching Community Health Nursing (Michigan, Haiti, India, etc.): Norma Sarkar, MPH, RN, Hilda Alcindor, BSN, RN, FAAN
  • Impact of Language and Culture on Health Care Delivery: Michelle L. Aebersold, PhD, RN, CHSE, FAAN, Dana Tschannen, PhD, RN, U-M Spanish Language Department, and collaborators, with funding from U.S. Dept. of Education. 
  • ¡Cuídate! and Second Life evidence-based simulations: Michelle L. Aebersold, PhD, RN, CHSE, FAAN, and Antonia Villarruel, PhD, RN, FAAN, and collaborators.
  • SUCCEED online program for overweight adults with type 2 diabetes: Laura Saslow, PhD.
  • M-Health Texting App for reproductive health and self-efficacy in Ghana: Michelle L. Munro-Kramer, PhD, CNM, FNP-BC, and Joseph Perosky.

Refreshments available

3:50-4:40pmLecture: The CDC: Serving on the Front Lines of Global Health Care
Michelle Dynes, PhD, MPH, MSN, CNM, RN, Nurse Epidemiologist, CDC
4:40-4:55pmEvaluation time for nursing contact hours
 Total nursing contact hours available based on attendance for this day are: 4.0
 
 
April 6
Gala Celebration of 125 Years and Farewell to Dean Potempa
Cocktails, strolling dinner, and music to follow
6:30-9pm, School of Nursing Building, 426 N. Ingalls
Cocktail attire; 21 and older only, please
 
 
April 7

Universal Health Care in the Pan American Region

School of Nursing Building, Room 1240/1250, 426 N. Ingalls St.
8:30-9:00amRegistration
Breakfast available
9:00-9:10amWelcome Address: The Work of a World Health Organization Collaborating Center
Jody Lori, PhD, CNM, FACMN, FAAN, Associate Dean for Global Affairs, Director, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center at University of Michigan School of Nursing
9:10-9:20amIntroduction of Annette Mwansa Nkowane
Silvia Cassiani, PhD, MSc, Regional Advisor on Nursing and Allied Health Personnel, Health Systems and Services, PAHO/WHO Regional Office for the Americas
9:20-10:20amKeynote Address: WHO Advocacy for Universal Health Care Access
Annette Mwansa Nkowane, MA, Cert. Mgt, BSc Nurs, RN, Nursing and Midwifery Program, Health Workforce Department, WHO
10:20-10:30amBreak and Refreshments
10:30-11:30am

UMSN Work in PAHO Region
Spanish Language for Health Care Professionals Program in Oaxaca, Mexico
Nancy Gallagher, PhD, APRN-BC, and Mary Martinez-McCormick, MS, FNP

Virtual Collaboration for Teaching Community Health Nursing
Norma Sarkar, MPH, RN
Hilda Alcindor, BSN, RN, FAAN, Dean at the Haiti School of Nursing​-Faculté des Sciences Infirmières de l’Université Episcopale d’Haïti in Léogâne

Collaboration to Develop the Masters-level Nursing Curriculum in Mexico

Barbara Brush, PhD, and Megan Eagle, MSN
Esther Gallegos Cabriales, Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon

Moderated by Jody Lori, PhD, CNM, FACMN, FAAN, Associate Dean for Global Affairs, Director, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center at University of Michigan School of Nursing
11:30-11:40amBreak
11:40-12:40pmClosing Keynote Address: Universal Health Care Access in the Americas: The Role of Nurses and Midwives
Rosemarie Josey, MSN, MPA, RN, Atlantic Region Director, Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation
12:40-12:55pmEvaluation time for nursing contact hours
 Total nursing contact hours available based on attendance for this day are: 3.25
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