Research Day 2020: Event canceled
Celebrating the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife: Care and Caregiving in a Complex World
Throughout the day, faculty, students, and community partners will lead concurrent oral and poster presentation sessions that showcase findings from innovative research and evidence-based projects that improve health and quality and quality care.
Our keynote speaker is J. Nicholas Dionne-Odom, PhD, APRN, ACHPN, FPCN. He is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Co-Director of Caregiver and Bereavement Support Services in the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care and UAB Hospital. Dr. Dionne-Odom's program of research focuses on the development and clinical trials testing of early palliative care, lay navigator-led interventions to enhance the coping and decision-making skills of family caregivers of persons with serious illness, particularly advanced cancer and heart failure. Dr. Dionne-Odom receives research funding from the National Institute of Nursing Research, the National Cancer Institute, and the National Palliative Care Research Center.