On Friday, October 8, Mary Kerr, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., deputy director of the National Institute for Nursing Research (NINR) will be speaking at the OHSU School of Nursing. Dr. Kerr’s lecture, “The Development of Nursing Research: Highlights and Projections from the Quarter Century Mark,” will take place in the Founder’s Auditorium, Room 144, at 9 a.m.
In addition to her role as deputy director at NINR, Dr. Kerr is executive secretary of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research. Previously, she was the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System chair in nursing science in the School of Nursing. Her research focuses on preventing cerebral ischemia and maximizing cerebral perfusion in critically ill patients with neurologic conditions. Dr. Kerr has received many honors and awards for her contributions to nursing research.
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