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Research and Scholarship Day

We are excited about the 3rd Annual School of Nursing Research and Scholarship Day on Wednesday, April 3rd. Join us at the Norman C. Nelson Student Union Upper Ballrooms as we continue to celebrate the research and scholarship of our faculty, students and researchers.

Transforming Health Care through Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice


8:30 a.m.—Registration

9:00 - 9:15—Welcome and overview

9:15 - 10:15—Faculty podium presentations

10:15 - 11:15—Faculty poster session (Student Union gym)

11:15 - 12:45—Lunch and keynote address "Creating a Scholarship Trajectory: Small Projects that Lead to Big Success"

12:45 - 1:15—Networking/break

1:15 - 2:15—Student poster session (Student Union gym)

2:15 - 3:15—Student podium presentations

3:15 - 3: 30—Awards and closing remarks

Keynote Address

Keynote speaker Dr. Kristy Chunta

Come join us as we hear from Dr. Kristy Chunta, professor in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Chunta serves as the doctoral program coordinator. Previously, she was the master’s program coordinator and assistant chairperson. She teaches clinical at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. She has taught numerous courses specific to nursing education, such as professional role, curriculum, evaluation, informatics, technology, simulation, and pedagogy.

As an experienced scholar, Dr. Chunta has numerous publications, grant funding, invited presentations and oral and poster presentations at national and international conferences addressing various topics related to nursing education and leadership. She also serves as the online community manager for the American Nurses Association (ANA) Faculty Community. 

Registration link

Please fill out the registration link below. For questions contact, Mrs. Marla Gray via email or by phone at 601-984-6234.


3rd Annual SON Research and Scholarship Day Registration


UMMC Norman C Nelson Student Union – Upper Ballrooms, Jackson, MS 39216

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