The School of Nursing will host its 2015 Graduate Research Symposium, which will be held along with the Sigma Theta Tau, Inc. consortium, on Friday, May 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Harry S. Downs Center.
The School of Nursing will be collaborating with Georgia State University and Mercer University for the consortium. There will be speakers from different disciplines from several universities in Georgia. We will have Dr. Toni Miles, a physician, and Dr. Amara Ezeamama, an epidemiologist, both from the University of Georgia discussing Medicaid expansion in the South and Schistosoma Infection. Practitioners that will be speaking are Dr. Lena Gould, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, and Daniel Gellar, a Nurse Practitioner, who is a Clayton State graduate. Dr. Nancy Kropf, a Social Worker and Georgia State University Professor, will discuss Older Adults and Evidenced Based Interventions. Dr. Zan Tims, an Emory physician, will discuss the Challenges of Enrolling Patients in Clinical Trials.
The keynote speaker will be Sister Callista Roy, a nursing theorist who has authored several books, her topic is Nursing Knowledge: The Synergy for a Preferred Future for Healthcare. This year’s theme is 'Multidisciplinary Synergy for a Healthier Tomorrow through Practice, Policy, and Research
The symposium is open to all. For more information and to register, go to http://www.clayton.edu/health/Nursing/Graduate-Research-Symposium