Schedule of Events

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Monday April 1, 2019


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Costco Wholesale Atrium
Posters will be on display based on abstract theme.


10:00 - 11:00 AM | Auditorium, 2nd Floor
Keynote Lecture: Adnan A. Hyder, MD, MPH, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Global Health, George Washington University
“Emerging and New Challenges to Child Health: A Global Perspective”


11:00 - 11:45 AM | Research Atrium, 5th Floor
Global Health Initiative (GHI) and Child Health Advocacy Institute (CHAI) Exposition


12:00 - 1:00 PM | Auditorium, 2nd Floor
Keynote Lecture: Paule V. Joseph, PhD, MS, FNP-BC, RN, CTN-B
Chief of Sensory Science and Metabolism Unit, Biobehavioral Branch, Division of Intramural Research, National Institutes of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health
“What Mary Poppins Knew: The Science Behind That 'Spoonful of Sugar’”


1:00 - 3:00 PM | Costco Wholesale Atrium
Poster presentations
Presenting authors will stand with their posters and be available for questions and discussion about their projects.

Tuesday April 2, 2019


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Costco Wholesale Atrium

Posters will be on display based on abstract theme.


10:00 - 11:00 AM | Auditorium, 2nd Floor
Keynote Lecture: Vanessa Kerry, MD, MSc
CEO, Seed Global Health
"A Long Term Horizon: Challenging the Modus Operandi of Global Health and Development"


12:00 - 1:00 PM | Auditorium, 2nd Floor

Keynote Lecture: James M. Wilson, MD, PhD
Rose H. Weiss Professor and Director, Orphan Disease Center, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Director, Gene Therapy Program, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
“Gene Therapy and Gene Editing for Orphan Diseases”


1:00 - 3:00 PM | Costco Wholesale Atrium
Poster presentations
Presenting authors will stand with their posters and be available for questions and discussion about their projects.


3:30 - 4:45 PM | Costco Wholesale Atrium
Return of The Rapid-Fire Presentations and Popcorn Café
Invited nursing scholar presentations will share highlights from their projects. Will include discussion Research, Quality, and Research Translation.
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