Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Palmer Symposium

Each year, health care professionals gather to share the latest information in research at the Ruth K. Palmer Symposium. For decades, this event has addressed matters seminal to nursing research, education, administration, policy, and clinical practice.

The 2017 Ruth K. Palmer RESEARCH Symposium

Mobilizing Innovative Technology to Transform Research and Promote Health

keynote speaker

 Ryan J. Shaw, PhD, RN is an Assistant Professor at the Duke University School of Nursing in health informatics. He has a secondary appointment in the Duke School of Medicine where he is the faculty lead in mobile health in the Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine. His research seeks to discover how to improve health outcomes and care delivery in patients with chronic illness through the use of mobile health and sensing technologies. His research is funded by the National Institutes of Health and he is published in nursing, medicine and informatics referred journals. Dr. Shaw is an ad-hoc reviewer for the National Institutes of Health, has been featured in local and national media, and has presented to national and international audiences


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Friday, March 24, 2017. Full-day Symposium.

Click here for the Palmer Symposium agenda.‌


Center for Translational Research and Education, Auditorium
Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus
2160 S. First Ave

Maywood, IL 60153
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