2009 Policy Conference

36th Annual Meeting & Conference 



Conference Overview: 

November 5–7, 2009, the Academy held a forum to craft ideas to improve the health and well-being of the public in this era of health system reform.  Nurse leaders, aspiring nurse leaders, other health professionals, thought leaders, consumers, and policy experts came together in a participatory event to identify key strategies and specific opportunities for system-wide change. The aim being to improve health care accessibility for children, the elderly, and diverse populations.

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2009 Annual Meeting Planning Committee: 

Doreen C. Harper, PhD, RN, FAAN
Eileen Zungolo, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN
Colleen Conway-Welch, PhD, CNM, FAAN
Karen S. Cox, PhD, RN, FAAN
Karen N. Drenkard, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Suzanne Feetham, PhD, RN, FAAN
Joyce Newman-Giger, EdD, APRN, BC, FAAN
Cecelia Gatson Grindel, PhD, CMSRN, FAAN
Lynda Harrison Wilson, PhD, RN, FAAN
Jean E. Johnson, PhD, RN, FAAN
Paula Milone-Nuzzo, PhD, RN, FAAN
Pamela Mitchell, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
Joyce A. Pulcini, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN
Franklin A. Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN
Roy L. Simpson, RN-C, CMAC, FNAP, FAAN
Melinda Mercer Ray, MSN, RN
Deputy Director, Operations, AAN
Gale Quilter-Guerrieri, CMP
Manager, Meetings & Events, AAN

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