University of Southern Indiana

Research Conference


Wednesday, April 10, 2019

We welcome Dr. Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, APRN- CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN as the keynote speaker for the 23rd Annual Research, Evidence-Based Practice and Performance Improvement in Healthcare Conference.  Dr. Melnyk is the Vice President for Health Promotion, University Chief Wellness Officer, Professor and Dean of the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University (OSU) and Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at OSU’s College of Medicine.

Dr. Melnyk is recognized nationally and globally for both her clinical knowledge and her innovative approaches to a wide range of health care challenges.  She has consulted with hundreds of healthcare systems and colleges worldwide on improving quality of care and patient outcomes by implementing and sustaining evidence-based practice.  The author of hundreds of publications and the recipient of multiple awards recognizing her integration of research, education and practice, Dr. Melnyk is also a member of several national councils with a focus on quality measures.

 This conference will provide an environment to disseminate research, evidence based practice and performance improvement among healthcare disciplines. The attendee will have an opportunity to learn about strategies to improve patient care and health care systems, through the keynote presentation and juried oral and poster presentations, as well as network with other professionals who are interested in promoting quality patient care. The learner outcome of this program is to prepare health professionals to implement effective research and evidence-based healthcare strategies and practices in their individual professional practice and their organization.


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