Research Day 2021

McNamara Alumni Center

Care and Caregiving in a Complex World

Join us for Nursing Research Day 2021

Throughout the day, faculty, students, and community partners will lead concurrent oral and poster presentation sessions that showcase findings from innovative research and evidence-based projects that improve health and quality and quality care. This year's event will be held online (schedule).  Research Day registration is now closed.

Keynote Speaker

J. Nicholas Dionne-Odom

Our keynote speaker will be J. Nicholas Dionne-Odom, PhD, APRN, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN. He is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Co-Director of Caregiver and Bereavement Support Services in the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care and UAB Hospital. Dr. Dionne-Odom's program of research focuses on the development and clinical trials testing of early palliative care, lay navigator-led interventions to enhance the coping and decision-making skills of family caregivers of persons with serious illness, particularly advanced cancer and heart failure. Dr. Dionne-Odom is the 2020 recipient of the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research Protégé Award and was recently named one of 10 inaugural Betty Irene Moore Fellows, a national program to develop the next generation of nurse leaders and innovators.


In support of improving patient care, this activity is planned and implemented by The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Nurses: Participants will be awarded contact hours of credit for attendance at this conference.

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