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"Addressing Disparities in Access to Care:

Lessons from the Kercheval Street Clinic in the 1960s"

Presented by the School of Nursing, the Women's Center, and the Darden School of Business Office of Diversity Initiatives

Date:        January 29, 2013

Time:       12:30-1:30 PM

LocationFenwick Auditorium, McLeod Hall

Dr. Nancy Milio, Professor Emerita, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing, will participate in a panel discussion with Drs. Arlene Keeling, Linda Bullock, Cathy Campbell, and Pam DeGuzman, U.Va. School of Nursing, to address health disparities and access to healthcare.

Dr. Nancy Milio, Professor Emerita, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing

Dr. Milio has worked many years to provide mothers, children, and infants with accessible healthcare. Her book 9226 Kercheval: The Storefront that Did Not Burn, chronicles the process of establishing the Mom and Tots clinic in a predominantly African American neighborhood in downtown Detroit. This past summer, the University’s Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry was fortunate enough to receive the Nancy Milio Collection.  

Dr. Arlene Keeling, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dr. Keeling's clinical experience is in acute coronary care nursing.  Dr. Keeling established herself nationally as a researcher in a series of studies on “Time-in-Bed” after interventional cardiac procedures. Her major research work at the present time is in nursing history. She and her colleagues recently completed a book on the history of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for their 40th anniversary. 

Dr. Linda F.C. Bullock, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dr. Bullock is Jeanette Lancaster Alumni Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Virginia School of Nursing.

Dr. Cathy Campbell, PhD, ANP-BC

Dr. Campbell's research and clinical interests are focused on hospice and palliative care decision-making and outcomes.   Her program of research is focusing on end-of-life decision-making, exploring rural and ethnic/racial perspectives on patient/caregiver satisfaction with hospice services, and educating nurses in rural communities about pain management.

Dr. Pamela B. DeGuzman, PhD, MBA, RN

Dr. DeGuzman’s clinical focus is public health with her research examining the effect of built environment on the health of vulnerable populations. Dr. DeGuzman also teaches Nursing Administration, Healthcare Management, Management Communication, and Nursing Research in Clinical Settings in the University’s School of Nursing.