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*Webinar* Frontline Nurses Zoom Webinar - REGISTER NOW

May 6, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Online Event
The On the Frontlines: Nursing Leadership in Pandemics working group webinar panel Frontlines Nurses: Leaders in Pandemic Response is taking place this Wednesday, May 6th from 5:30PM to 6:30PM EST. Please register here as space is limited. Event Description: The 2014-16 Ebola outbreak in western Africa was a devastating pandemic in which healthcare workers confronted soaring contagion and mortality. For the past two years, Columbia faculty on a project sponsored by the Women Creating Change initiative of the Center for the Study of Social Difference have been working to understand how nurses on the frontlines of Ebola succeeded in ending that outbreak, using the methods of oral history to elicit nurses' stories and analyze their significance for health care policymakers going forward. At this event, you will hear the voices of the Ebola nurses, understand their insights, and consider the implications for all of us today in the battle against COVID-19. Panelists: Mary Marshall Clark, Senior Research Scientist, INCITE (Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics), Director, Columbia Center for Oral History Research Jennifer Dohrn, Director of the Office of Global Initiatives, Assistant professor at Columbia Nursing Wilmot James, Visiting Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University Susan Michaels-Strasser,Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, CUMC and Senior Director, Human Resources for Health Development, ICAP Annette Mwansa Nkowane, Former Technical Officer of Nursing and Midwifery, World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland Margaret Loma Phiri, Nursing and Midwifery Advisor, Seed Global Health/ Malawi Victoria Rosner,Dean of Academic Affairs for the School of General Studies; Adjunct Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

The On the Frontlines: Nursing Leadership in Pandemics working group webinar panel Frontlines Nurses: Leaders in Pandemic Response is taking place this Wednesday, May 6th from 5:30PM to 6:30PM EST. Please register here as space is limited. 

Event Description:

The 2014-16 Ebola outbreak in western Africa was a devastating pandemic in which healthcare workers confronted soaring contagion and mortality.  For the past two years, Columbia faculty on a project sponsored by the Women Creating Change initiative of the Center for the Study of Social Difference have been working to understand how nurses on the frontlines of Ebola succeeded in ending that outbreak, using the methods of oral history to elicit nurses' stories and analyze their significance for health care policymakers going forward. At this event, you will hear the voices of the Ebola nurses, understand their insights, and consider the implications for all of us today in the battle against COVID-19.

 

Panelists:

Mary Marshall Clark, Senior Research Scientist, INCITE (Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics), Director, Columbia Center for Oral History Research

Jennifer Dohrn, Director of the Office of Global Initiatives, Assistant professor at Columbia Nursing

Wilmot James, Visiting Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Susan Michaels-Strasser,Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, CUMC and Senior Director, Human Resources for Health Development, ICAP

Annette Mwansa Nkowane, Former Technical Officer of Nursing and Midwifery, World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland

Margaret Loma Phiri, Nursing and Midwifery Advisor, Seed Global Health/ Malawi

Victoria Rosner,Dean of Academic Affairs for the School of General Studies; Adjunct Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

 

Contact Information

Pamela Rodman
212 854 6424