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Saturday, March 8 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Nurses, International Relief, and Development

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Humanitarian aid in complex emergencies is a complicated business. Nurses are prepared to work with partners to holistically assess and prioritize needs and implement interventions. We have been rolling up our sleeves, washing our hands and working in crisis environments since Florence Nightingale opened the windows in the Crimea. Informed by epidemiologic science and social justice ethics, nurses care for communities amidst chaos.  


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Carolyn Garcia

Associate Professor in Population Health and Systems Cooperative, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota
Dr. Carolyn Garcia, PhD, MPH, RN, SANE-A is an Associate Professor in the Population Health and Systems Cooperative in the School of Nursing. Her clinical expertise includes adolescent health, public health nursing, and forensic nursing. She has worked as a public health nurse in Africa, including post-genocide health promotion efforts in 1995 and in the United States in numerous settings including disaster response after 9-11 and the 35W... Read More →
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Linda Halcon

Associate Professor and Population Health and Systems Department Chair, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota
Dr. Linda Halcon, PhD, MPH, RN is Associate Professor and Population Health and Systems Department Chair in the School of Nursing, University of Minnesota. She has extensive experience in international health and public health, including complex emergency relief in Southern Sudan and Iraq. Along with Dr. Cheryl Robertson, she is engaged in stress and coping research in the Somali and Oromo communities of the Twin Cities. As faculty in the... Read More →
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Cheryl Robertson

Public Health Nurse, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota
Dr. Cheryl Robertson, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN is a Public Health Nurse, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota, and former Director of International Programs at the Center for Victims of Torture. She has pursued a pathway of scholarship, public health nursing practice, and service both nationally and globally. Her current work applies a strengths perspective to provide an understanding of refugee health, trauma... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Science Bldg: Rm 123 Augsburg College

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