The Role of Nursing in Human Rights with Dr. Sheila Davis

Thursday, March 30, 2017
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (PT)
Campion Ballroom
Event Type
Lecture / Symposia / Reading
(206) 296-5660
Nursing, College of

Seattle University welcomes Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN as Keynote for the College of Nursing Dean's Annual Lecture.

Dr. Sheila Davis is the Chief Nursing Officer at Partners in Health (PIH) where she led the organization’s Ebola response efforts in West Africa during the 2014 epidemic. She has been a nursing leader in the field of HIV/AIDS since the mid-1980s and served on the National Board of the Association of Nurses AIDS Care (ANAC). She entered the global health arena in 1999 responding to the global HIV pandemic working in a number of countries. She was the co-founder of a small NGO that worked in South Africa and Boston from 2004-2010 on health projects, including a rural village nurse clinic. Dr. Davis is a frequent national speaker on global health and clinical topics including HIV/AIDS, the Ebola epidemic, leadership in public health, and the role of nursing in human rights.

Thursday, March 30, 2017
4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Campion Ballroom

Inspired from Above, Ignited from Within

In honor of Seattle University’s 125th Anniversary, a brief presentation including four “Reflections on Nursing Excellence” by College of Nursing endowed professors will precede the keynote. Their reflections will educating and inspiring nurse leaders from a Jesuit perspective.

Katherine Camacho Carr, PhD, ARNP, CNM, FACNM, FAAN
Premera Endowed Nursing Professorship in Health Promotion and Care Innovations
Topic: Reflection and Discernment for Service

Janiece DeSocio, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAAN
Sauvage Endowed Professor of Nursing
Topic: Caring from the Heart

Anne Hirsch, PhD, ARNP, FAANP, FAAN
N. Jean Bushman Endowed Chair 
Topic: Getting Our Sandals Dirty

Danuta M. Wojnar, PhD, RN, MN, MED, IBCLC, FAAN
N. Jean Bushman Endowed Chair
Topic: Caring and Social Justice 

Event registration begins at 4:00 p.m. A reception and poster presentation featuring scholarly work by SU nursing faculty and students will be held from 4 to 4:30 p.m. followed by the Reflections on Nursing Excellence presentation and keynote.  


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