Planning Committee

In Alphabetical Order

Via Christi Hospital St. Joseph          Shelby Bernt, BSN, RN
         Med-Surg RN at Via Christi St. Joseph

Wichita State University          Abbey Elliott, DNP, MHA, RN-C, CEN, CHSE
         Simulation Coordinator, School of Nursing

Wichita State University          Stephanie Hare, MSN, RN
          Clinical Educator

Wichita State University          Peggy Hernandez, EdD APRN PMHCNS-BC CNE
          Assistant Professor of Nursing

Wichita State University          Brandy Jackson, MSN, MBA, RN
          Director, Undergraduate Nursing Programs and Clinical Educator

Bethel-01          Nancy Lugo-Baez, DNP, RN
          Assistant Professor of Nursing

Bethel-01          Alana McWilliams,
          Event Coordinator, Graphic Designer

Tabor College            Marlene R. Pietrocola, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC
                                Chair & Associate Professor

Southwestern College            Julie R. Ward, RN, MSN, CENP, FACHE
                                Vice President of Patient Care Services. Hutchinson Regional Medical Center

Partner Sponsors

Thank you to our 2017 Partner Sponsors!

Platinum Wichita Medical Research and Education Foundation

Gold David Kauffman – Wichita, KS - Allstate Agent

Wichita State University


Hurst Review Services

Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System

Newman University

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This conference is hosted by the Epsilon Gamma of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, representing the BSN-awarding, Wichita-Area colleges and universities. Click here to learn more about Epsilon Gamma.

Conference Details

Thank you for your interest in the 2017 conference. Please mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 26, 2017. We heard our participants and are moving to a bigger venue at Wichita’s WSU Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex.
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Important Deadlines

Abstract Submission Deadline:

February 15, 2017

Author Notification:
March 1, 2017

Submit additional info:
March 22, 2017


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