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Human Dignity: A Humanbecoming Ethical PhenomenonApril 18, 2012 7:30 PMQueens Sports Complex, 2229 Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC
The McCollough Lecture Series in Healthcare Ethics presents
Dr. Rosemarie Rizzo Parse
RN, PhD, FAAN
Distinguished Professor Emerita
Loyola University Chicago
Rosemarie Rizzo Parse is a leader, educator, and theorist who has been an influential force in nursing for 40 years. She is the originator of the humanbecoming school of thought, which has guided practice, research, education and leadership in nursing around the world. The humanbecoming theory provides a perspective for nursing and healthcare focusing on quality of life and human dignity from the perspective of persons, families, and communities themselves, and it has been featured in hundreds of publications.
A graduate of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Dr. Parse received her master's and doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. In her long and distinguished career, she served as Professor and Dean of the School of Nursing at Duquesne University, Professor and Coordinator of the Center for Nursing Research at Hunter College of the City University of New York, and Professor and the Marcella Niehoff Chair in Nursing at Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Parse is the founding Editor of Nursing Science Quarterly, one of nursing's premiere scholarly journals. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and has received many honors including the New York Times 2008 Nurse Educator of the Year Award.
Dr. Parse has published 9 books and over 150 journal articles. She is a sought-after speaker who has given presentations and workshops in 35 countries on 5 continents. Her work has been translated into many languages, and she has served as a consultant throughout the world. As President of Discovery International, she has organized and led many international conferences on nursing theory and related topics. Dr. Parse has chaired over 40 doctoral dissertations and has mentored numerous nurse scholars and leaders around the world.
Rosemarie Rizzo Parse is an articulate, courageous, and vibrant leader with a strong vision and a deliberate determination to advance the discipline of nursing. Her topic for the 2nd annual McCollough Lecture on Healthcare Ethics will be "Human Dignity: A Humanbecoming Ethical Phenomenon."
The McCollough Lecture Series in Healthcare EthicsDr. Thomas McCollough, Professor of Religion, Emeritus, at Duke University, endowed the McCollough Lecture Series in 2010 to honor his late wife Mary Lee Rankin McCollough and to establish a lasting forum for the serious discussion of healthcare ethics. The McCollough Lecture in Healthcare Ethics will be an annual event each Fall at Queens University of Charlotte, under the auspices of the Andrew Blair College of Health. Each year, a national leader in healthcare ethics, broadly defined, will be invited to the Queens campus to share views and lead discussion on a particular issue in healthcare ethics.
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