New York University College of Nursing invites you to a special guest lecture on the “Future of Nursing” by John W. Rowe, M.D., professor of health policy and management, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. The lecture is being held Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 8:30AM - 10:00AM at NYU’s Kimmel Center, Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th floor, 60 Washington Square South, NYC.
Dr. Rowe is a committee member of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine (IOM). He will be giving an overview of the RWJF/IOM initiative, an update on the progress of the committee, and talk about the agenda and blueprint for action including changes in public and institutional policies at the national, state and local levels which would address a range of system changes, including innovative ways to solve the nursing shortage in the U.S.
The lecture which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the NYU College of Nursing’s Dean’s Office. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Judith Kelson, 212-992-8580 or email@example.com Members of the media interested in attending should contact Christopher James, 212-998-6876 or firstname.lastname@example.org For more on the Initiative, please visit: http://www.iom.edu/Activities/Workforce/Nursing.aspx
About Dr. Rowe: John W. Rowe, MD, is a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Rowe earned a bachelor’s degree from Canisius College and a doctor of medicine from the University of Rochester. He has authored more than 200 scientific publications, mostly on the physiology of the aging process, including a leading textbook of geriatric medicine, in addition to more recent publications on health care policy. He is also co-author, with Robert Kahn, Ph.D., of the book, Successful Aging.
About New York University College of Nursing: The College of Nursing is a global leader in nursing education, research, and practice. It offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Master of Arts and Post-Master’s Certificate Programs; a Doctor of Philosophy in Research Theory and Development, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. For more information, visit www.nyu.edu/nursing.