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Location:Coral I and II, Hilton Hawaiian Village


Hear national experts discuss the quiet revolution taking place within the backdrop of regulatory environments that thwart innovation. The panel will “talk story” with the audience reflecting on their personal experiences in championing innovation to remove restrictions to APRN practice and sharing their lessons learned.

Featuring National Policy Experts

Shaping Health Policy Through Nursing Research
Ada Sue Hinshaw, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dean, Graduate School of Nursing
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Congressional Perspective on Moving a Policy Agenda Forward for APRNs
Patrick De Leon, PhD, MPH, JD

Professor in Health Policy, UH Manoa Nursing, William S. Richardson School of Law
and Hilo College of Pharmacy
Retired Chief of Staff, US Senator Daniel Inouye

Regulation and APRN Practice
Fran Miller, BA, JD

Visiting Professor, William S. Richardson School of Law, UH Manoa
Professor Emerita, Boston University School of Law

Future of APRN Policy Reform
Deborah Gardner, PhD, RN, FAAN

Senior Advisor, Bureau of Health Professions, HRSA
Incoming Director, Hawaii State Center for Nursing

Moderated by
Mary Boland, DrPH, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor, UH Manoa Nursing

Admission: Free. RSVP (acceptances only) by March 22 with name and organization to Desiree Yamamoto at or (808) 956-8522.

Parking: Hosted self-parking is available in the Mid-Pacific Conference Center parking garage.

For more information, contact: Office of the Dean at (808) 956-8522.




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