Agenda: Thursday, October 22, 2020- Day One

1300-1330: Welcome

Dr. Jose Alejandro, LA NAHN Conference Chair

Dr. Sonia Valdez, LA NAHN President 
Dr. Angie Millan, NAHN Past President

1330 – 1430:

Topic: Health Equity

Speaker: TBA

1430 – 1530:

Topic: Lipan Apache Women’s Defense

Speaker: Dr. Eloisa Tamez NAHN Co-Founder & Dr. Margo Tamez, Associate Professor – Indigenous Studies Program – The University of British Columbia

1530 – 1600 Break

1600 – 1700:

Topic: NBNA’s Role with the Pandemic and Racism

Speaker: Dr. Martha Dawson, President National Black Nurses Association

1700 – 1800 Virtual Happy Hour

Agenda: Friday, October 23, 2020- Day Two

1300 – 1315: Welcome

Dr. Sonia Valdez, LA NAHN President 

1315 – 1415

Topic: NAHN’s Role with the Pandemic and Racism

Speaker: Dr. Adrianna Nava, President-Elect NAHN

1415 – 1515

Topic: Social Determinants of Health in Black America

Speaker: COL (ret) Melanie Prince, President, Case Management Society of America

1515 – 1545 Break

1545 -1645

Topic: Global Response to the Pandemic & Racism

Speaker: Dr. Jose Alejandro Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, CNE, CCM, FACHE, FAAN, Treasurer, Sigma Theta Tau

1645 – 1745

Panel Discussion Topic: Front Line During the Pandemic and Racism

Moderator: Dr. Juana Ferrerosa, Immediate Past President, NAHN LA Chapter, Assistant Professor, Charles Drew University          



Cesar Rivera, BSN, RN, CCRN, Pediatric Cardiothoracic ICU Nurse, CRNA Student, Clinical Faculty


Rosario Salazar MSN, PHN, RN, ER Nurse, NP graduate October 2020

Featured on ABC News: Latino Nurses Push through COVID-19 Burnout, sleepless nights and lost loved ones


Delia Santana, Ph.D., MSN, MPH, RN, PHN, COVID University Implementation, Public Health, COVID Testing Site, COVID impact on Student Clinical Rotations

1745 – 1845 Virtual Happy Hour

Agenda subject to change

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