Nursing Science Conference-Keynote Speakers

Lillie D Shockney
Lillie D Shockney RN, BS, MAS, HON- ONN-CG
University Distinguished Service Professor of Breast Cancer, Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Co-Developer, Work Stride- Managing Cancer at Work, Johns Hopkins Healthcare Solutions, MD

Title: Why we should take pride in being nurses

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, The Herbert J. Berman Chair in Vascular Bioengineering, Vice-Chair, World Council of Biomechanics, Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Biomechanics, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Title: Bioengineering research for effective prevention of medical device-related pressure ulcers/injuries

Adele Webb
Adele Webb PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN
Executive Dean of Healthcare Intiatives
Strategic Education, Inc., OH

Title: Keeping providers safe from workplace violence

Mary McHugh
Mary McHugh PhD, RN
Academic Program Director, MSN Program: FNP, PMHNP, National University, CA

Title: The NCLEX success plan: improving school pass rates

Kimberly Dunker
Kimberly Dunker DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, CNEcl
Professor of Nursing, Chair of Nursing and Health Science, Pacific Union College, CA

Title: Onboarding is not orienting: ways to effectively orient and mentor clinical faculty

Loucine M. Huckabay
Loucine M. Huckabay PhD, PNP, RN, FAAN
Professor of Global Health and Nursing, Department of Health Science & School of Nursing, California State University, Long Beach

Title: The role and the relationship of social support to mental health of armenian immigrant population in united states

Sandeep Bansal
Professor, Medical Education and Pharmacology, Anne Burnett Marion School of Medicine, Texas Christian University, TX

Title: Assessment drives learning or should learning drive assessment?

Nursing Science Conference-Featured Speakers

Sandra C. Brown
Dean and Professor, College of Nursing and Allied Health, Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Fellow of the Academy of Nursing Education, NLN, Woman's Hospital Endowed Professor, Southern University and A&M College, LA

Title: COVID-19 pandemic and the impact of full practice authority for primary care nurse practitioners

Amy M. Richards
Amy M. Richards PhD, MSN, BSN, RN-BC
Associate Professor and Bernsen Endowed Professorship Recipient, Rogers State University, OK

Title: I’m more than just a name: creating connections with online students

Ginger Schroers
Ginger Schroers PhD, RNC-MNN, CNE
Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, IL

Title: Interruptions and other healthcare system issues: the need for intentional preparation of new nurses for realities of practice

Charlie Davis
Division Specialty Educator, HealthONE, CO

Title: Improving resident physician interprofessional collaborative practice during bedside interdisciplinary rounds

Katarzyna Mastalerz
Associate Professor, Hospital Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, CO

Title: Improving resident physician interprofessional collaborative practice during bedside interdisciplinary rounds

Rita Cola Carroll
Rita Cola Carroll PhD, CPCRT, CBIST, IHC
Track Director, Complementary and Integrative Health Program, Assistant Clinical Professor, College of Nursing and Health Professions, PA

Title: Guided imagery: harnessing the power of imagination to combat workplace stress for health care professionals

Megan Duncan
Megan Duncan EdD, MSN-Ed, RN
Nursing Education Specialist, NorthBay Healthcare, CA

Title: Formal mentoring programs: an exploration of barriers to implementation in nursing schools

Maren Hawkins
Maren Hawkins PhD, RPCV, NCSF-CPT
Assistant Professor, Public Health Department, College of Health Sciences, Carroll University, WI

Title: Trust is fragile – health care interactions among older adult immigrants in the midwest

Rebecca Carson
Rebecca Carson DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Director, Online Pediatric Acute Care Post-Master's Certificate Program, Catholic University of America, DC

Title: Responsive podcast curriculum development for asynchronous nurse practitioner students

Batoul I. Fneich
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Title: The intention to use palliative care among the lebanese

Virginia Cuellar Tufano
Assistant Professor, St. David's School of Nursing, Texas State University, TX

Title: Instruments to measure nurse educator retention concepts: a systematic review

Tara Karels
Tara Karels MSN, RN
Registered Nurse Labor, North Memorial Health, Maple Grove, MN

Title: Workforce retention: it starts with me

Ruselle S. DeBonis
Ruselle S. DeBonis DNP, MA, ARNP, FNP-C, CNE
Adjunct Professor, Allen College, IA

Title: Screening for poverty as part of a streamlined process to address SDoH in primary care