1 Nursing and Midwifery Leadership: An Rx for the Global Human Resources for Health Crisis Wednesday, March 5, 2014, The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing 8:15 a.m. 4:30 p.m. with reception to follow at Jhpiego
2 Time/Location Agenda Item Speakers/Facilitators 8:15 9:00 a.m. Registration, continental breakfast and networking 9:00 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks Patricia Davidson, Dean, JHUSON 9:15 10:15 a.m. 10:15 10:30 a.m. Break 10:30 11:45 a.m. Keynote: The Global Impact of Nurses and Midwives Multi-Disciplinary Panel Discussion: The Role of Nurses and Midwives in Addressing the Human Resources for Health (HRH) Crisis Panelists: Blami Dao, Director, Maternal and Newborn Health, Jhpiego Ricky Lu, Director, Family Planning/ Reproductive Health, Jhpiego Tener Goodwin Veenema, Associate Professor, JHUSON Nicole Warren, Assistant Professor, JHUSON 11:45 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Q&A with panelists 12:00 12:50 p.m. Lunch Keynote: Global Nurse Leadership at Work in Mozambique 1:00 1:50 p.m. Roundtable Discussions (concurrent sessions): Roundtable 1 Room 124 Roundtable 2 Room 310 Roundtable 3 Finney Room Roundtable 4 Room 401 Roundtable 5 Room 401 Ensuring Quality Nursing and Midwifery Education to Maximize the Impact of a Prepared Health Care Workforce The Task-Shifting Agenda: Nursing and Midwifery Leadership for Advanced Practice Advocacy Nurses and Midwives Using mhealth Technologies to Alleviate the HRH Crisis The Impact of Nurses and Midwives Integrating Postpartum Family Planning Services Nurses and Midwives Addressing Global Gender-Based Violence Leslie Mancuso, President & CEO, Jhpiego Facilitators: Jacquelyn Campbell, Professor, JHUSON Peter Johnson, Director of Global Learning, Jhpiego Débora Bossemeyer, Country Director, Jhpiego Mozambique Peter Johnson, Director of Global Learning, Jhpiego Joan Kub, Associate Professor, JHUSON Lastina Lwatula, Regional Pre- Service Advisor, Jhpiego Zambia Cherrie Evans, Senior MNH Technical Advisor, Jhpiego Beth Sloand, Associate Professor, JHUSON Alain Labrique, Associate Professor, JHSPH Alice Liu, ICT4D Director, Jhpiego Janet Meyers, Deputy Director, International Medical Corps Megan Peterson, Proposal Officer, Jhpiego Myra Betron, Senior Gender Advsior, Jhpiego Nancy Glass, Professor, JHUSON 2
3 Time/Location Agenda Item Speakers/Facilitators Roundtable 6 Room 217 Roundtable 7 Room 510 (Dean s Boardroom) Roundtable 8 Roundtable 9 Finney Room Leveraging Your Peace Corps Experience to Address the HRH Shortage as a Global Nursing/Midwifery Leader Promoting Nurse Representation in International Health Care Governing Organizational Leadership In-Service Training of Nurses and Midwives: Using Best Educational Practices for Addressing the HRH Crisis The Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery and Frontline Health Workers Coalition: Communities of Practice and Coalitions Promoting Nursing and Midwifery as Part of the HRH Solution 1:50 2:00 p.m. 10-minute break/switch roundtable groups 2:00 2:50 p.m. Roundtable Discussions (repeat of concurrent sessions; see above) 2:50-3:00 p.m. 10-minute break/head to the plenary session 3:00 3:30 p.m. 3:30 4:30 p.m. Keynote: JHUSON: Educating and Preparing Global Nursing and Midwifery Leaders Plenary: Closing Remarks: The Way Forward Lori Edwards, Instructor, JHUSON Leah Hart, Technical Development Officer, Jhpiego Mary Drake, Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor, Jhpiego Tener Goodwin Veenema, Associate Professor, JHUSON Catherine Carr, Senior Technical Advisor, Jhpiego David Newton, Executive Director for Professional Programs, JHUSON Julia Bluestone, Senior Technical Advisor, Jhpiego Rachel Breman, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center Coordinator, JHUSON JHUSON/Jhpiego facilitators (same as above) Phyllis Sharps, Director, Center for Global Nursing, JHUSON Patricia Davidson, Dean, JHUSON Leslie Mancuso, President & CEO, Jhpiego 4:30 p.m. Shuttles to Jhpiego 4:30 6:30 p.m. Reception: Jhpiego innovation demonstration booths, networking, appetizers, and drinks About the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellows Program The JHU School of Nursing Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellows Program was established in It is an official program of the U.S. Peace Corps, and its aim is to support Returned Peace Corps Volunteers in fulfilling the third goal of the Peace Corps to help Americans understand the people and cultures of other countries. The program provides Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who are pursuing a degree at the School of Nursing with an opportunity to fulfill that third goal by participating in community outreach and service learning experiences. Fellows participate in the school s Community Outreach Program and other service activities, both domestic and international, throughout the school year. Fellows build on their commitment to service in the world s communities and receive career mentoring as they apply their dedication to service to the profession of nursing. There are currently more than 400 graduates of the JHU program in nursing careers around the world. 3
4 About Today s Speakers and Facilitators Keynote Speakers Patricia M. Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN Dr. Patricia Davidson is Dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. A former Director of the Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, and Professor of Cardiovascular Nursing Research at St. Vincent s Hospital, also in Sydney, Dr. Davidson has an established program of research on supporting individuals living with chronic conditions and on innovative models of transitional care. A primary objective of her work has been to improve the cardiovascular health of underserved populations through development of innovative, acceptable, and sustainable initiatives within Australia and beyond. She is a Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing, the American Heart Association, the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, and the American Academy of Nursing. She is Counsel General of the International Council on Women s Health Issues and is actively involved in the international activities of Sigma Theta Tau International. Since 2003, she has supervised and mentored more than 33 researchers. Dr. Davidson has secured more than $8 million in competitive research funding from national and international funding bodies, and has coauthored more than 290 peerreviewed journal articles, 18 book chapters, and more than 70 peer-reviewed abstracts. She currently is an editor of Collegian and the International Journal of Nursing Studies, and is on the editorial boards of a number of other journals, including the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, Heart, Lung and Circulation, and the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN Dr. Leslie Mancuso is President and CEO of Jhpiego, an international nonprofit health organization that is affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked with frontline health workers to design and implement low-cost, innovative solutions to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. Since Dr. Mancuso s arrival at Jhpiego in 2002, the number of programs has expanded from four to 100 and Jhpiego s global staff has risen to more than 1,700 employees of whom 80 percent are in the field. Dr. Mancuso, a nurse and American Academy of Nursing Fellow, is a recognized international business leader with a track record of success in bringing accountability to and navigating changes in the international nonprofit world. She has more than 25 years of experience in developing public/ private partnerships with organizations such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, Laerdal Medical, GE Foundation, USAID, Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She was appointed as Jhpiego s President and CEO following a 13-year career with Project HOPE, where she served as COO and then as Acting CEO. Dr. Mancuso oversees Jhpiego s longstanding and extensive relationships with international agencies; foreign governments and ministries of health; nursing, midwifery, and medical schools; professional associations; and local nongovernmental organizations. She serves on many boards, including the US-ASEAN Business Council, Inc., where she is the acting chair of the Health and Life Science Working Group; the Life Science Innovation Forum of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Organization; the World Trade Center Institute; and the Advisory Council of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Dr. Mancuso received a bachelor s degree in nursing from Southern Connecticut University, a master s degree in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, a doctoral degree in education/organizational leadership from the University of Pennsylvania, and an Executive Leadership Certificate from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Débora Bossemeyer, BSN Special guest from the field Débora Bossemeyer is Jhpiego Country Director for Mozambique and Lusophone, Latin America and Caribbean Regional Director. She is an international public health specialist with more than 25 years experience in program management, reproductive health, infection prevention, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, training, and quality improvement. She completed her nursing training in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and was a clinical nurse, researcher, and trainer in family and reproductive health for over 10 years at the Campinas State University in Sao Paulo. Ms. Bossemeyer has extensive experience providing technical and programmatic leadership to programs around the world. She is the coauthor of the manual Infection Prevention Guidelines for Healthcare Facilities with Limited Resources, which has been translated into several languages and used internationally. She also co-developed an innovative performance and quality improvement approach, Standards- Based Management and Recognition, which has been implemented in more than 30 countries and has produced results at scale in several of them. Ms. Bossemeyer has 4
5 provided guidance on strategy development, program implementation, systems strengthening, and administrative operations to country programs in Afghanistan, Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, and South Africa. She has worked with local and international partners at senior levels, including the U.S. government, host-country governments, donors and cooperating agencies, and NGOs. Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN Dr. Phyllis Sharps is Associate Dean for Community and Global Programs at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, where she directs and coordinates global nursing educational and capacity-building initiatives as well as global faculty and student exchanges. She also directs three community-based, nurse-managed centers for the JHU School of Nursing. She has published numerous articles on improving reproductive health and reducing violence among African American women. Her practice and research examine the consequences of intimate partner violence against pregnant and parenting women, specifically the effects of intimate partner violence on the physical and mental health of pregnant women, infants, and very young children. She was the principal investigator for Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation, a $3.5 million, five-year research study funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research, which tested a public health nurse home visit intervention to reduce the effects of intimate partner violence among pregnant women and their newborns. Currently she is the principal investigator for Perinatal Nurse Home Visiting Enhanced with mhealth, a five-year, $4.2 million study funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, which tests the use of computer tablets for screening for and intervening in intimate partner violence in the home. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. PANELISTS and Facilitators Myra L. Betron, MA Myra Betron is Senior Gender Advisor at Jhpiego. She has worked on gender-based violence in the context of sexual and reproductive health internationally for the past 12 years. Her work on the issue has included managing a gender-based care violence training project for health care providers in Latin America, at the World Bank; developing policy advocacy approaches to promoting a health sector response to genderbased violence, for the Futures Group; giving guidance to PEPFAR implementing partners on integrating gender-based violence into their work through case studies and workshops; and, most recently, designing gender-based violence prevention interventions, including an award-winning mass media campaign, at EngenderHealth in Tanzania. Rachel Breman, MSN, MPH, RN Rachel Breman is a nurse educator and coordinator of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center. She is the moderator for the Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery, an online nursing and midwifery community. Previously she worked in the Dominican Republic overseeing hospital training programs in the area of maternal and newborn health. She has also worked on programs and in hospitals in Angola, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Senegal. She is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer from Niger. Julia Bluestone, MS, CNM Julia Bluestone is a SeniorTechnical Advisor at Jhpiego, where she provides leadership and technical assistance for pre-service and in-service programs for medical, nursing, and midwifery schools. She has led program development and materials design for national in-service training and curricula revision for pre-service education in Ghana, Jamaica, Malawi, and Nepal. She is a primary contributor to Effective Teaching Skills materials in collaboration with the World Health Organization, and has supported the establishment of certification systems for nursing and midwifery education in Ethiopia, India, Malawi, and Tanzania. Ms. Bluestone is a continuing education reviewer for the American Midwifery Certification Board and a member of the technical working group for the new global framework for improving inservice training. She is an associate in the Department of International Health at the JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health, and co-chair of the USG-India Working Group for Human Resources for Maternal Child Health Response. Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN Dr. Jacquelyn C. Campbell is the Anna D. Wolf Endowed Chair at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, with a joint appointment in the Bloomberg School of Public Health. She also serves as the National Program Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program. She has been conducting advocacy policy work and research in domestic violence since Dr. Campbell has been the principal investigator for 12 major National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Justice, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention research grants. She has published more than 220 articles and seven books about domestic violence, including the textbook Family Violence and Nursing Practice, coauthored with Janice Humphreys. Since 2000 she has been working on research and policy initiatives addressing the intersection of HIV and gender-based violence, including a meeting of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Forum on Global Violence Prevention in She has received numerous awards, including elected membership in the IOM and the American Academy of Nursing, three honorary doctorates, and the Pathfinder Award from Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research. She is co-chair 5
6 6 of the IOM Forum on Global Violence Prevention, serves on the board of directors of Futures Without Violence, and was a member of the congressionally appointed U.S. Department of Defense Task Force on Domestic Violence. Catherine Carr, DrPH, CNM Catherine Carr is a Senior Technical Advisor in the Global Learning Office at Jhpiego, where she has recently worked with the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program. Previously, she was an Associate Professor at the University of Washington in Seattle. Her interests include pre-service education capacity development, methods of evaluating and describing midwifery practice, trainer development, and student assessment. She provides technical assistance, including skills training, curriculum revision, assessment, and evaluation, for pre-service and in-service education in lowand middle-income countries. Blami Dao, MD, FWACS Dr. Blami Dao, Maternal and Newborn Health Director at Jhpiego, is an obstetrician/gynecologist from Burkina Faso with 22 years of experience in the fields of reproductive health, family planning, and maternal and neonatal health. He is well-known in francophone Africa for his expertise in bringing state-of-the-art, evidence-based approaches to the care of women and families. He has strong ties with the most significant organizations working in reproductive health in the region. Professor Dao has been a committed educator throughout his career and recently played a major role in founding the second medical school in Burkina Faso, where he was the Vice Dean. He was also in charge of teaching obstetrics and gynecology courses at one of Burkina Faso s leading midwifery schools. In addition to his efforts in pre-service education, Professor Dao established the first francophone in-service training center for emergency obstetric care, where hundreds of physicians, nurses, midwives, and anesthetists from francophone Africa have been trained. Mary Drake, MPH, RN, BSN Mary Drake is a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor at Jhpiego with more than 10 years of experience in international health, including support for maternal and newborn health, malaria, family planning/reproductive health, HIV, and quality improvement. She works with the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) and collaborates with Jhpiego s Global Learning Office on projects such as a recent integrative review of literature on essential components of pre-service education programs. Ms. Drake has witnessed the unsung work of nurses in Africa and Latin America, and is eager to bring the voices of these energetic and passionate problem-solvers to the discussion of the global health worker crisis. Lori Edwards, DrPH, RN, APRN, BC Lori Edwards is an Instructor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. She directs the Coverdell Fellows Program for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. She also coordinates public health nursing courses and global health clinical placements for nursing students. Her research has focused on health disparities among immigrant workers, communitybased participatory research, and health risks for Vietnamese nail salon workers. Her current practice in collaboration with the International Medical Corps focuses on strengthening the nursing sector in Libya. Cherrie Lynn Evans, DrPH, CNM Cherrie Evans is a Senior Maternal Health Technical Advisor who is helping to support Jhpiego s 50 country programs. She works on the design and evaluation of strategies to promote maternal survival and recently led the design and evaluation of the Helping Mothers Survive Bleeding after Birth training package. She is also clinical advisor to the Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design, where she provides technical assistance to the engineering teams as they develop health care solutions to improve the survival of mothers and newborns. Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN Nancy Glass is a Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and the Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health. She conducts clinical and community-based interventions with diverse populations across multiple domestic and global settings. She is the principal investigator of five federally funded, multidisciplinary research studies to test employment, economic empowerment, and safety interventions to improve the health and well-being of survivors of gender-based violence and their families. She is the principal investigator of a UNICEF-funded trial of the effectiveness of a primary prevention and response program on safety for women and girls in conflict-affected countries. She is a co-investigator on a Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugee and Migration-funded partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees to develop and test a screening tool to identify survivors of gender-based violence among displaced and refugee populations in Colombia, Ethiopia, and Uganda. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, in partnership with Congolese-led NGOs, she is testing the effectiveness of a village microfinance program on health and economic stability, including reintegration to family and community post-trauma, for rural women, men, and youth. Leah Hart, RN, MSN, MPH Leah Hart is a Technical Development Officer in the Global Learning Office at Jhpiego. An alumna of the Coverdell Fellows Program for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, she first applied her nursing skills at the bedside, caring for oncology patients at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
7 She joined Jhpiego in 2012 and transitioned to her current role, in which she promotes well-educated, prepared health care workforces, especially in Botswana and Lesotho. She is currently in a post-master s family nurse practitioner program and hopes to combine her programmatic public health experience with direct patient care, focusing on women s health, improved access to family planning, and integrated services for non-communicable disease prevention and management. Peter Johnson, PhD, CNM, FACNM Peter Johnson is a nurse and midwife with more than 30 years of experience as a clinician, educator, administrator, and global health systems strengthening consultant. He has a PhD in educational psychology and a special interest in ensuring that every nurse and midwife has access to high-quality education and training that are relevant to the needs of her or his community. As the Director of Jhpiego s Global Learning Office, he has been a member of several global advisory groups, including the World Health Organization work groups on transformative learning guidelines and nursing and midwifery educator competencies and the State of the World s Midwifery steering committee. Dr. Johnson travels extensively throughout Africa and Asia, providing high-level technical assistance on complex issues related to nursing and midwifery workforce development. Joan Kub, PhD, MA, PHCNS, BCDr Joan Kub is an Associate Professor in the Department of Community-Public Health at the JHU School of Nursing, with joint appointments in the JHU School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health. She coordinates the JHU MSN/MPH program as well as the MSN program in public health nursing. She is currently President-Elect of the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators. Dr. Kub has collaborated with Jhpiego over the past 10 years to place close to 20 students in practicum experiences at Jhpiego for three courses focused on assessment, implementation, and evaluation of programs. In addition, she worked directly with Jhpiego on three projects focused on nursing curricula in Afghanistan, Egypt, and Liberia from 2006 until 2012, and has worked to promote advanced public health nursing practice in Uganda. Alain B. Labrique, PhD, MHS, MS Dr. Alain Labrique is the founding director of the Johns Hopkins University Global mhealth Initiative, a multidisciplinary consortium of more than 70 faculty and 150 students engaged in mhealth innovation and research across JHU. An infectious disease epidemiologist, with training in molecular biology and more than a decade of field experience running large population-based research studies, Dr. Labrique holds joint appointments in the Department of Epidemiology in the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Department of Community-Public Health in the School of Nursing. He is the lead investigator on several research projects to measure the impact of mobile information and communications technologies on improving maternal, neonatal, and infant outcomes in resource-limited settings, primarily in South Asia. He was recognized as one of the Top 11 mhealth Innovators in He was a member of the 2011 WHO Bellagio ehealth Evaluation Group and a coauthor of the Bellagio declaration on this topic. In addition to developing training curricula for mhealth education, Dr. Labrique serves as an mhealth and technical advisor to several international agencies, including the WHO, UNICEF, USAID, and the mhealth Alliance. Alice T. Liu, MBA Alice Liu is Jhpiego s Director of Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D). Her team supports the integration of information and communication technologies, such as mhealth tools, with program interventions to facilitate the achievement of health objectives. Previously, she applied her knowledge of ICT for global health, financial services (mobile money), and agriculture in a consulting and staff role for foundations, NGOs, implementing partners, and multilateral aid agencies. She has an MBA from the Yale School of Management and spent 15 years of her career in the technology sector in California. Enriquito (Ricky) Lu, MD, MPH Dr. Ricky Lu, Family Planning/Reproductive Health Director at Jhpiego, has more than 20 years of experience providing technical and medical expertise for family planning and reproductive health programming. He has been instrumental in the development of national reproductive health training systems in more than a dozen countries. Dr. Lu s expertise includes cervical cancer screening and treatment, infection prevention practices, long-acting and permanent methods of contraception, postabortion care, sexually transmitted infections, infection prevention in health care settings, and maternal and newborn health care. Dr. Lu leads efforts to advocate for and implement evidence-based approaches to family planning/reproductive health and cervical cancer prevention in low-resource settings. Lastina T. Lwatula, F-SAFRI, BSN, DNE, RM, RN Special guest from the field Lastina Lwatula, Regional Pre-Service Advisor for Jhpiego Zambia, has more than 30 years experience in nursing and midwifery education and practice. She has managed nursing and midwifery education programs and provided technical assistance to ministries of health in Botswana, Lesotho, Uganda, and Zambia. Recently, she provided technical 7
8 assistance on curriculum development in Ethiopia and skills laboratory training in Liberia for faculty and health care providers, including nurses, midwives, and clinical officers. In Zambia, Ms. Lwatula has provided technical support to the General Nursing Council and training institutions for curricula reviews, development of national training guidelines, and HIV/AIDS core competencies for all health care workers. Ms. Lwatula s regional work has involved faculty and preceptor development in training skills, instructional design, effective teaching and learning skills, student performance assessment, and technical updates, including innovative blended learning approaches. She holds a fellowship in medical education and a diploma in nursing education, registered midwifery, and nursing, and is pursuing a master s degree in public health promotion at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. Janet Meyers, MPH, BSN Janet Meyers is Deputy Director of Health Policy and Practice at the International Medical Corps, where she directly supports global public health programs that focus on sexual and reproductive health. She has more than 20 years of experience in clinical nursing, international development, and emergency programming in reproductive and primary health care. She has provided technical assistance to programs in Central Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Ms. Meyers holds a bachelor s degree in nursing and a master s degree in public health from the University of Illinois School of Public Health. David Newton, MTS David Newton is Executive Director for Professional Programs at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Focused on delivering nursing and health care education worldwide, Professional Programs envisions, develops, implements, and evaluates innovative educational programs. With significant experience in higher education, Mr. Newton has helped institutions leverage existing and emerging technologies to extend and improve learning experiences while strengthening student engagement. He previously served as Assistant Vice President for Student Retention at the University of Maryland University College, which has 90,000 students globally. He also was Director of Academic and Program Operations at Loyola University Maryland. Megan Peterson, MPH Megan Peterson, a Proposal Officer at Jhpiego, is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a former Peace Corps Volunteer (Uganda). She has a background in family planning programming and policy, and at Jhpiego she serves both as the family planning liaison to the organization s new program development team and as a staffer on the Gates-funded Accelerating Scale-up of Implants project. These roles have given her both the macro and the micro perspective on Jhpiego s family planning work, including postpartum family planning. Elizabeth Sloand, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN Elizabeth Sloand is an Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. She coordinates the pediatric nurse practitioner track and specializes in health care for children who are made vulnerable by their circumstances, both domestically and internationally. She is known for her work in Haiti, where she has been a volunteer clinician, nurse educator, and researcher for the past 13 years. She is the primary care provider for a panel of children, ranging in age from newborn to 18 years old, in an urban outpatient practice. She is a member of national and international nursing and public health organizations and a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN Dr. Tener Goodwin Veenema is an internationally recognized subject matter expert in disaster nursing and public health emergency preparedness. An Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, she is the editor of Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards, the current American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year. Dr. Veenema is an invited member of the American Red Cross National Scientific Advisory Board and an elected Fellow of the National Academies of Practice and the American Academy of Nursing. She received the 2013 Florence Nightingale Medal of Honor from the International Red Crescent (Geneva, Switzerland), the highest international nursing award. Nicole Warren, PhD, MPH, CNM Dr. Nicole Warren is an Assistant Professor and a certified nurse midwife at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. She coordinates the School of Nursing s public health nursing/nurse-midwifery track, which is offered in collaboration with Shenandoah University. Following her Peace Corps service in Mali, Dr. Warren earned an MPH at JHU and completed midwifery training and a PhD at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research focuses on reproductive health in sub-saharan Africa and among migrant women in the U.S. Dr. Warren has provided care for refugee and immigrant women in the U.S. and was a founding member of the Midwest Network on Female Genital Cutting. Her most recent research projects address workforce issues among midwives in rural Mali, family planning demand in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the role of HIVpositive migrant women as reproductive health educators. Scan here for event website and evaluation. 8