University of Wisconsin–Madison

Registration Open for Littlefield Leadership Lecture on Oct. 19

September 12, 2017 — Join us on Thursday, October 19, at 5:00PM for the 18th Annual Littlefield Leadership Lecture at the UW-Madison School of Nursing, Signe Skott Cooper Hall, 701 Highland Avenue, Madison.

Dr. Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN, professor and chair of the Department of Nursing at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and president-elect of AARP, will discuss components of healthy living, examine contemporary issues of national healthcare policy, and explore developments for supporting caregivers and healthy aging in rural settings.

Georges’ presentation, followed by audience Q&A, will be of interest to nurse educators, nurse executives, health profession leaders, nursing students and community organizations. Following the lecture, please join us for appetizers, beverages, and conversations. The event is free and open to the public.

Register online at: http://go.wisc.edu/LLL2017

Auditorium doors open at 4:45PM. Parking is available free of charge in Lot 60 (801 Walnut Street) beginning at 4:30PM.

About Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN
Dr. Georges is president-elect of AARP and professor and chair of the Department of Nursing at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is president of the National Black Nurses Foundation. Previously, she was a staff nurse, team leader, supervisor and district manager for the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. She serves on the Board of the Black Women’s Health Study and R.A.I.N., Inc. She earned her undergraduate degree from the Seton Hall University College of Nursing, her M.A. in Nursing from New York University and a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Vermont. She resides in Bronx, N.Y.

Please direct questions to alumni@son.wisc.edu.

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