Winter 2023 Newsletter

Dr. Luth M. Tenorio College of Nursing Dean's Endowed Lectureship

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SU welcomes Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN as Keynote for the Dr. Luth M. Tenorio College of Nursing Dean's Endowed Lectureship.

The Dual Crisis of Primary Care and Public Health in the U.S.: The Role for Nursing

Dr. Tener Veenema

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Seattle University
Father LeRoux, S. J. Conference Center 
Student Center 160
901 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122


Dr. Tener Veenema is Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and a Senior Scientist in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. At the Center, she designs and leads research projects to explore health systems optimization and health care worker protection during disasters and large-scale biological events. As an internationally recognized expert in disaster nursing and public health emergency preparedness, she has conducted national workforce analyses evaluating emergency health care worker readiness for disaster response on behalf of the Ministries of Health in Ireland and Japan and in the United States. Dr. Veenema is an expert in workforce development and has taught public health preparedness for more than 25 years. She is the author of 4 national e-learning courses in public health preparedness for health care providers (Coursera, Elsevier, MC Strategies, American Red Cross).

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