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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Swiss visiting scholar

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Sabina de Geest, PhD, RN visited the Connell School this November as the Fall 2009 PhD Colloquium Visiting Scholar. On Tuesday November 3rd, Dr. De Geest met with faculty and PhD students for a lunch and discussion, followed by an evening event on Wednesday the 4th, where she spoke about what America can learn from Swiss health care.

Dr. de Geest is a professor of nursing and the director of the Institute of Nursing Science of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Basel, Switzerland. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the Royal College of Nursing.

Pictured at the event from left: Dr. de Geest; Connell School dean Susan Gennaro; and Pascal Marmier, director and consul of Switzerland at Swissnex Boston