Tuesday, July 21, 2015

13th Annual Research Symposium Integrating Research with Action to Promote Health Equity

The 13th Annual Research Symposium: Integrating Research with Action to Promote Health Equity will be held on September 25. The purpose of the symposium is to enable participants to identify health equity issues in research and apply findings across healthcare settings.  The symposium is sponsored by Upstate AHEC, in collaboration with The Nursing Research Committee of the Greenville Health System, the Nursing Research Council of AnMed Health, Nursing Division of Greenville Technical College, Gamma Mu Chapter and Mu Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

The conference will take place in the auditorium of the Technical Resource Center (Building 102) on the Barton Campus of Greenville Technical College at 506 South Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville. Speakers will include: Gayenell S. Magwood, PhD, RN; Sharon Holder, PhD, MSc, MSW; Shirley M. Timmons, PhD, RN, CNE; DeAnne K. Hilfinger Messias, PhD, RN, FAAN; M. Elizabeth Fore, PhD; Edena Meetze, DrPH, MPH, CHES; Joynelle L. Rivers, EdD, MSN, RNC; Jennifer Beecroft; Tisha M.Felder, PhD, MSW; Toshua W. Kennedy PhD, MPH, PHCNS-BC; and Julie C. Martin, MSN, DNPc, AOCN, NP.  There will also be 16 poster presentations on identifying health equity issues in research and applying findings across healthcare settings. 

If you would like more information about the conference or have questions, please contact Bennie Pettit at bpettit@upstateahec.org or 864-349-1162. The full conference brochure will be available the end of July at www.upstateahec.org.

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