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W.H.O. Collaborating Center in Geriatric Nursing Education at New York University College of Nursing Celebrates 5-Year Partnership

June 24, 2010

The New York University College of Nursing celebrated the 5 year anniversary of its World Health Organization (W.H.O.) Collaborating Center with a symposium at the Manhattan Penthouse.

Professor Madeline Naegle hosted the celebration along with faculty, students, community supporters, and representatives from the NYU and international communities. Serving as Director of the W.H.O. Collaborating Center, Professor Naegle is internationally known for contributions to addictions nursing, a subspecialty of psychiatric-mental health nursing.

“NYU College of Nursing is the only nursing Collaborating Center in aging which further validates our expertise and strong support of care of elders nationally and internationally,” says Dean Terry Fulmer, NYU College of Nursing. “Our faculty lead projects and programs that positively impact healthcare policy and nursing practice.”

Discussions, panels and speeches will center on topics such as improving the health of the elderly community, targeting healthcare needs of the elderly, and the displacement of elders. Speakers at the symposium included Dr. Jennie Chin Hansen RN, MS, FAAN, chief executive officer of the American Geriatrics Society, Beatrice Goodwin, PhD, RN, director of Latin American programs, NYU College of Nursing, Eliana Horta, RN, MSN, MPH, clinical professor, NYU College of Nursing, Allen Keller, MD, associate professor of medicine, NYU School of Medicine, Elizabeth Madigan, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, and Olga Osorio, PhD, MPH, director of the School of Nursing of Universidad Santiago de Cali, Colombia,

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