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Contemporary Issues in Urban Health: Contributions from Nursing Science

Presented by Wayne State University's College of Nursing

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
WSU Student Center Building
5221 Gullen Mall • Detroit, MI 48202

With topics ranging from recruiting diverse research participants to harnessing data science, the Contemporary Issues in Urban Health: Nursing Science Shaping the Future conference will engage participants through thought-provoking presentations regarding the state of nursing science in urban environments. The WSU College of Nursing invites researchers and practitioners from all disciplines to explore how today’s nursing science influences tomorrow’s urban communities, including topics such as:

  • Data science
  • Urban research
  • Genomics
  • Management of common urban health challenges, including chronic wounds, asthma and hypertension

The full conference schedule is available online.

Space is limited. Register today to reserve your seat!

Keynote Speakers

Photo of Dr. Ann CashionNursing Science: Harnessing Data Science for Precision Health in Urban Research

Ann Cashion, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Scientific Director
Division of Intramural Research
National Institute of Nursing Research


Photo of Dr. Jacquelyn TaylorHypertension Genomics in Black Families: A Tale of 3 Studies, and counting…

Jacquelyn Taylor, Ph.D., PNP-BC, RN, FAHA, FAAN
Vernice D. Ferguson Endowed Professor in Health Equity
Rory Meyers College of Nursing
New York University

Contact Hours

This activity is being submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award 5 contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91). There is no additional fee to earn contact hours.


For more information, contact the WSU College of Nursing Office of Health Research at 313-577-4135, email or visit the conference web site.

RSVP Today!

Visit the Contemporary Issues in Urban Health: Nursing Science Shaping the Future conference web site to register and reserve your spot for this one-day conference offering cross-disciplinary insight into how nurse science shapes the future.


Thank you to our 2018 conference sponsors!

Gold level

Health Partners logo

Health Providers Choice logo

Henry Ford Health System logo

Silver level

Bayer logo

Sponsor level

Sigma Theta Tau International, lambda chapter logo

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