Danuta M. Wojnar, PhD, RN, MED, IBCLC, FAAN is a Professor and Associate Dean, Seattle University, College of Nursing. She was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Executive Nurse Fellow (ENF) (2012-2015). Her research interests include promoting health and health care for underserved and vulnerable populations and improving population health through better preparation and utilization of Registered Nurses (RNs) in expanded roles in primary healthcare. As a member of the RWJF Leadership Action Group of ENF fellows Dr. Wojnar participated in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIMF) and American Academy of Nursing (AAN) meetings to define the optimal role and scope of practice for RNs in the primary healthcare environment. In her presentation she will address the current state of affairs, the findings from one pre-licensure program’s curriculum evaluation, and the opportunities and challenges for the schools of nursing and healthcare partners to ensure meaningful and robust roles for nurses in primary healthcare in the 21st century.
Dr Neeraj Bedi is a highly experienced medical professional having 26 years of teaching, training, research and administrative experience in the field of Public Health/Community Medicine. He obtained his MD in 1986, MPH and MBA administrative qualifications. He is involved in Quality Assurance and Risk Management Activities related to the Hospital Management. He has been awarded WHO fellowships in “Hospital Administration” and “Management of Malaria Field Operations”. He has published 50 research publications and is a reviewer of many journals. Currently, he is working as full time Professor in Faculty of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia.
Public health,Public health & Family Medicine