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Wednesday, February 17, 2021
7:00 PM-8:00 PM
|Suggested Audiences:||Elders, Adult, College, High School|
|Sponsored by:||Co-sponsored by Womens Studies Program, Froelich School of Nursing, Department of Biological and Physical Sciences and the Office of University Advancement and Alumni Relations|
|Description:||Assumption University Spring 2021 Womens Studies Zoom Lecture
Nurses Have the Power to Create New Futures
Rachel K. Walker, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor & PhD Program Director, UMASS Amherst College of Nursing
Co-Founder, Nursing Mutual Aid
Wednesday, February 17th at 7p.m.
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Co-sponsored by Womens Studies Program, Froelich School of Nursing, Department of Biological and Physical Sciences and the Office of University Advancement and Alumni Relations
Dr. Rachel Walker, the first nurse to be named an official Invention Ambassador for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Associate Director of the UMASS Center for Health and Human Performance, will be speaking about the scientific accomplishments of nurses and women in STEM.
Dr. Walkers work includes inventions to promote the treatment and care of patients with chronic illness and symptom-related disability. Dr. Walkers work on nurse inventions such as that involving sensors related to computational eyeglasses, nanotechnology, accelerometers, and microfluidics has appeared in publications such as Forbes, Scientific American, and the journal, Science and has been featured on NPR, and TEDx.
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Created: January 13, 2021 at 10:50 AM
Last Modified: January 13, 2021 at 10:51 AM
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