Thursday, October 1, 2009

Bullitt Club Lecture on Home-Visiting by Health Professionals

The Bullitt History of Medicine Club will be meeting Monday, October 19, 2009 at the UNC Health Sciences Library in the 5th Floor Conference Room (527). Please join us from 12 to 1pm for light refreshments and lecture. Meetings are free and open to the public.

Dr. Janna Dieckmann, Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing, will be speaking on "Home-Visiting by Nurses, Physicians, and Physical Therapists in North Carolina, 1950-1965."

Dr. Dieckmann received her education at the College of Wooster (BA), Case Western Reserve University (BSN), and the University of Pennsylvania (MSN and PhD). She has been on the faculty at the UNC School of Nursing since 1998, and has taught previously at La Salle University, Villanova University, Temple University, and the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Caring for the Chronically Ill: Philadelphia, 1945-1965, and in 2007 was awarded The Carolina Women’s Leadership Council Mentoring Award for Faculty-to-Faculty Mentoring at UNC. In addition, Dr. Dieckmann has extensive experience in clinical practice, particularly in community health.

For further information about the Bullitt Club, including the schedule for 2009-10 and mp3 recordings of past lectures, visit the organization's web site.

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