Noted Nursing Professional to Speak at Fairfield

Submitted by Nina M. Riccio on October 22, 2013

Join the School of Nursing for an evening dedicated to the future of healthcare and healthcare education. Noted speaker and educator Afaf I. Meleis, Ph.D., FAAN comes to Fairfield to speak about the importance of interprofessional education for nursing. Her talk, A Mandate for the Future: Interprofessional Education –Toward Transformation of Health Care 

Dr. Afaf I. Meleis, FAAN

 will be held on Wednesday, November 13 at 6 p.m. at the Quick Center.

Dr. Meleis is the Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, professor of nursing and sociology, and director of the School’s WHO Collaborating Center for Nursing and Midwifery Leadership. Her scholarship is focused on global health, immigrant and international health, women’s health, and on the theoretical development of the nursing discipline. She is co-chair of the Institute of Medicine Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education and the author of more than 175 articles in social sciences, nursing, and medical journals. Dr. Meleis, who was born and educated in Egypt, is a much sought-after speaker with particular expertise in global health issues.

Free and open to the public; we ask that you please reserve your tickets through the Quick Center Box Office (203) 254-4010

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