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NLN president is featured speaker for Ninth Annual Janelle Othersen Endowed Lecture in Nursing

Beth Khan
June 10, 2019
Dr. Rumay Alexander
Dr. Rumay Alexander


The goal of the 2019 JanelleOthersen Endowed Lecture in Nursing is to inspire a dialogue on diversity and inclusion through guest speaker, Rumay Alexander, EdD, RN, FAAN, president of the National League of Nursing.

Alexander, who is also the chief diversity officer and associate vice chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is an advocacy leader for diversity and inclusive excellence in academia and the workplace. She has a passion for facilitating conversations and systems that create a culture of respect and understanding for the many dimensions of human difference and experience.

Her presentation, “Hues and Hu(e)manity: Creating the Context for Human Flourishing,” will introduce ideas and perspectives that demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusivity in today's health care system.

Now in its ninth consecutive year, the annual Othersen Lecture aims to broaden the educational experience of nursing students and faculty by bringing engaging and influential health care professionals to the MUSC campus.

The Othersen Lecture will take place Wednesday, July 17 at 4 p.m. in MUSC’s Basic Science Auditorium (room 100). A reception will follow. Please RSVP by July 10.


About the Author

Beth Khan

Keywords: Summer 2019