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Naratil Family Health and Human Values Lecture Series

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Started in 1994, the Health and Human Values Lecture Series is an annual series of lectures. In 2015, thanks to the generosity of the Naratil Family, the series was  funded and renamed as the Naratil Family Health and Human Values Lecture Series. The series continues its committment today to educating nursing students, practicing nurses, other health professionals and the lay public on key health-related issues.

Each lecture series focuses on an important health theme across the academic year and also encompasses the M. Louise Fitzpatrick Award for Transformative Leadership lecture and ceremony which celebrates the recipient’s extraordinary leadership and far-reaching impact on society. All lectures are held on Villanova University’s campus and are free and open to the community.

The Fitzpatrick College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing edcuation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation. By attending this event, you will earn 1 contact hour. (registration required)

2020-21 Lecture Series


The Face of COVID-19: A Look at the Impact on the Person beyond the Disease and Its Symptoms.

Thursday, September 17
5:30 pm EST

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has greatly impacted people across the world: millions of jobs lost, mental health strain, and stress on communities. Experts from Villanova University, M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing will provide current evidence and facilitate discussion about the multi-faceted effects of COVID-19.

Speaker:

Peter G. Kaufmann, PhD, FABMR, FSBM
Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
Associate Editor, Health Psychology
M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing
Villanova University

Thursday, February 18
5:30 pm EST

Speaker:

Linda Carman Copel PhD, RN, PMHCNS, BC, CNE, ANEF, NCC, FAPA
Professor
M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing
Villanova University

Thursday, April 15
5:30 pm EST

Speaker:

Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor & Director, Center for Global & Public Health
M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing
Villanova University

 

Additional Information

For more information about the lectures, directions, or to be added to the mailing list, call the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing at (610) 519-4900.

All lectures are held at Villanova University and are free and open to the community.