2021 Schedule for September AAHN Conference

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Schedule for September AAHN Annual Meeting and Conference

Thursday 23 Sept

9:00 -12:00 pm

Board Meeting

12:00 - 1:00


1:00 - 2:30

Annual Meeting & Awards

2:00 - 2:45


2:45 - 3:00

Welcome and Introduction

3:00 - 4:00

Keynote Speaker: Dominque Tobbell  - The Making of Nursing Science: Gender, Race, and the Politics of Knowledge (1 hr)

4:00 - 4:10

Short break

4:10 - 5:10

Thematic Panel Presentations 1 hr

(3 Breakouts)

A. Thematic Panel:  Building an International Voice for Nursing History Education Luciana Barizon Luchesi, Gwyneth Milbrath, Helen Vandenberg

B.  Thematic Panel: The Impact of Healthcare History Education on Baccalaureate-Prepared Nursing Students Joy Pieper and Rebecca Johnson

C. Thematic Panel:  Four Decades of Nurse Role Differentiation: Exploring the Usefulness of the Learning History Method Hugo Schalkwijk

Friday 24 Sept

8:45 - 9:00 am


9:00 - 10:30

Challenges to care in and beyond WWII      1.5 hrs

Visions of Nursing 1.5 hrs


(3 breakouts)

Place Matters: The Response to Pearl Harbor, December 1941 Gwyneth Milbrath

Florence Nightingale on the Nile, 1849-1850: A Foothold for the Future Karen Egenes



Cadet Nurses Make History Barbara Poremba

Social Upheaval and a Vision for Professional Nursing: The Work of Dean Dorothy M. Smith Kim Curry



Ibu Malucu: Mother of the Maluka Islands. One Nurse's Story Maryanne Locklin

The Legacy of Nursing Ethics: The Nightingale Pledge and Its Relevance Today Geraldine Hider and Donald Hoepfer


10:30 -10:45

Break with Poster: A true nursing practice at a hospital in Japan, 1958: From viewpoint of “art and science” (15 minutes) Tomoko Katagiri

10:45 – 11:00

Short break

11:00 - 12:00

Public Health   1 hr

Models of care in 20th Century 1 hr.


(2 breakouts)

"Hers Were the Eyes…Hers Was the Heart" Nannie Minor, Southern Progressive Mary Gibson

Improving Access to Care in Rural Communities: 50 Years of Area Health Education Centers Audrey Snyder, Steven Zucker, and Dwain Harris



"Sure to be properly infected": Spreading American Ideals for Public Health Nursing Education in England Jaime Lapeyre

Autonomy and “Group Nursing” in American Hospitals 1920-1949 Sheri Tesseyman


12:00 - 12:30

Lunch Break

12:30 - 2:00

Mentoring Sessions

(2 breakouts)

Doctoral Students

Novice Historians


2:00 - 3:30

Ways of Knowing and Doing 1 hrs..

Challenging Models of Care 1.5 hrs.

 Public Health 0.5 hours

(2 breakouts)

Another Hidden Figure: Mary Merritt, RN Sara S. Bolten and MaryAnn Thompson

Battles Hard Fought: A Video Story of Pioneering Advanced Practice Nurses Carolyn Torre

Poliomyelitis Epidemics in Siouxland: The Impact to the Community and Public Health  1952-1960  Diane Smith


Wounded Healer Turned 'Political Animal': The Nursing and Political Activism of Avis Hutt, 1935-1940' Frances Cadd

A Battle against Professional Sovereignty of Medicine: Advanced Practice Nursing Title Recognition in Ohio Donna Miles Curry

 Emergency Aid Course of the Brazilian Red Cross During the Second World War Through the Eyes of a City Luciana Barizon Luchesi


New Zealand Rural Nurse Discourse Emerging From the International History of Rural Practice Jean Ross

 The Development of Emergency Nursing in Brazil Pedro Henrique de Souza Domingues


3:30 - 4:30

Wrap up and Social Hour


Wrap up for 20 minutes including promo of 2022 Conference


Social Hour break out