Monday, January 2, 2017

Save the Date – Friday, March 24, 2017

For decades, the Ruth K. Palmer Research Symposium has been an important gathering for health care professionals. Sharing the latest research, this event addressing important matters related to nursing research, education, administration, policy and clinical practice.

Friday, March 24, 2017
Center for Translational Research and Education, Auditorium
Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus
2160 S. First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153

This year, the symposium will be addressing themes related to Mobilizing Innovative Technology to Transform Research and Promote Health. Keynote speaker Ryan J. Shaw, PhD, RN (Assistant Professor at the Duke University School of Nursing in health informatics) will explore how technology is transforming the way research is designed and conducted. His research—funded by the National Institutes of Health—is uncovering how to improve health outcomes and care delivery in patients with chronic illness through the use of mobile health and sensing technologies.

Additional information and final schedule will be shared closer to the event date.

Loyola Public Health students are encouraged to plan to attend. Simply visit to register. Registration for students and faculty is free. Other attendees, the fee is $75 each attendee, but group discounts are available. Registration is open through March 17, 2017.

Researchers, educators, practitioners, administrators and students are invited to submit an abstract of completed or in progress research for a poster presentation. Poster presentations will be competitively selected on the basis of scholarship and scientific rigor. Poster topics do not need to be related to the theme of the Palmer Symposium. One person may submit multiple abstracts. Submissions are due February 3, 2017 at 5 p.m. Click for more information.

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