UT’s Baker Center Invites Public to Watch Nursing Summit Webcast

 

KNOXVILLE — The public is invited to the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, to view the webcast of the “National Summit on Advancing Health through Nursing” sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

The webcast event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will run until 2:45 p.m. The program will feature Donna Shalala, Linda Burnes Bolton, Harvey Fineberg and Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, all key leaders from the Institute of Medicine and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Then, from 2:45 to 4 p.m., those gathered locally will discuss what was said during the webcast. That discussion will be led by Carole Myers, UT Baker Fellow and associate professor in the UT College of Nursing.

If you plan to attend, RSVP to bharrel5@utk.edu by Monday, Nov. 29. Lunch will be on your own.

The Baker Center is located at 1640 Cumberland Ave. Parking is available at the $5 conference rate in the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center garage.

For more information on this program, see http://www.thefutureofnursing.org.

C O N T A C T :

Amy K. Gibson, Baker Center, (865-974-3816, agibson1@utk.edu)

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