Mary D. Naylor, PhD, FAAN, RN, is Duke-Carolina Visiting Professor in Geriatric Nursing

On Wednesday, May 5, you are invited to join us for the annual Duke-Carolina Visiting Professorship in Geriatric Nursing.  This year features the theme  “Care Transitions” Research, Realities, and Reform.”

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

2010 Carol Hogue Distinguished Lectureship
Mary D Naylor, PhD, FAAN, RN
Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology;
Director of NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health
University of Pennsylvania

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.

Panel Discussion

  • Mary Naylor
  • William A. Dombi, Esq. Director, Center for Health Care Law,  National HomeCare and Hospice Association, Washington,  D.C.
  • Peggy Dilworth-Anderson, Professor, Dept. of Health Policy and Management, UNC; President, Gerontological Society of America
  • Ken Schmader, MD, Professor, Dept. of Medicine; Director, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical                 Center, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center

Reception will follow.

This year, the program will be held at *Duke University School of Nursing*, 307 Trent Drive, Durham.  Parking is available in the parking garage across the street.

Admission is free, however registration is required. Please RSVP to or 919-668-2347

The goals of the program are to:

1. Enhance the collective number, quality and visibility of geriatric initiatives at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke Schools of Nursing
2. Provide acess to unique expertise in gerontology to faculty, students, nurses, and physicians in the respective health care systems and local long term/continuing care communities, the nursing community at Blue Cross Blue Shield and the public
3. Provide exciting role models to health professional students that will attract them to practice, teaching and research careers in geriatric health care and gerontology
4. Garner media attention to issues of importance in geriatric health care

The Duke-Carolina Visiting Professorship was created through a generous grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.


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