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April 27, 2022 (4:00 PM)
Hunter College Brookdale Campus

Evidence-Based Practice Poster Day is an annual conference and spring forum hosted by the Hunter College School of Nursing and School of Health Professions. Now in its 16th year, the conference brings together students, faculty, staff, and clinical partners in the community to showcase their work and developments in clinical practice and health-related research.

The 2022 conference will convene in-person at the Hunter College Brookdale Campus on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

Call for Abstracts
Students and faculty are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 300 words (excluding title and author sections) for consideration in one of the following formats: (A) Research; (B) Clinical, Programmatic, or Policy Intervention; (C) Literature Review; or (D) Quality Improvement/Evidence-Based Practice Scholarly Project. See our abstract guidelines for examples.

Abstract Submission Deadline (2022)
Thursday, March 17, 2022



The conference planners are preparing an application to award Continuing Education Units for this activity.

2022 keynote speaker photoDiane Shader Smith
Diane Shader Smith is an award-winning author, TED speaker and patient advocate. She is the mother of Mallory Smith, a young woman diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the age of three who was determined to live a meaningful and happy life until her death at the age of twenty-five. Mallory documented her observations and feelings in living with cystic fibrosis—and later, in battling a rare superbug infection—in a secret diary, leaving instructions for her mother to publish her work posthumously. Her resulting memoir, Salt In My Soul (Random House), was recently released as a feature-length documentary (

Diane has raised more than 5.5 million dollars for basic science and cystic fibrosis research with a current focus on phage therapy, a novel treatment for resistant bacteria (donations accepted here). Her own books include Mallory’s 65 Roses, Stevie’s Secret, A Test of Will, and Undressing Infidelity: Why More Wives are Unfaithful. Her articles have appeared in The LA Times, USA Today and The San Diego Union Tribune, among others. She started her career on the writing staff of the ABC TV Show, General Hospital and in the newsroom at KIIS Radio.


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