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Call for Abstracts: Evidence-Based Practice Poster Day (4/27/22)

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Call for Abstracts:

16th Annual Evidence-Based Practice Poster Day & Spring Forum

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
4:00-7:00 PM
Hunter College Brookdale Campus


Evidence-Based Practice Poster Day is an annual conference and spring forum hosted by the Hunter College School of Nursing and School of Health Professions. Now in its 16th year, the conference brings together students, faculty, staff, and clinical partners in the community to showcase their work and developments in clinical practice and health-related research. The 2022 conference will convene in-person at the Hunter College Brookdale Campus on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.



Deadline: March 17, 2022

View our Abstract Guidelines for details on submitting an abstract for a poster presentation.


2022 keynote speaker photoInvited Speaker

Diane Shader Smith

Diane Shader Smith is an award-winning author, TED speaker and patient advocate. She is the mother of Mallory Smith, a young woman diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the age of three who was determined to live a meaningful and happy life until her death at the age of twenty-five. Mallory documented her observations and feelings in living with cystic fibrosis—and later, in battling a rare superbug infection—in a secret diary, leaving instructions for her mother to publish her work posthumously. Her resulting memoir, Salt In My Soul (Random House), was recently released as a full-length feature production (

Diane has raised more than 5.5 million dollars for basic science and cystic fibrosis research with a current focus on phage therapy, a novel treatment for resistant bacteria (donations accepted here). Her own books include Mallory’s 65 Roses, Stevie’s Secret, A Test of Will, and Undressing Infidelity: Why More Wives are Unfaithful. Her articles have appeared in The LA Times, USA Today and The San Diego Union Tribune, among others. She started her career on the writing staff of the ABC TV Show, General Hospital and in the newsroom at KIIS Radio.


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