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Sr. Callista Roy will present a paper at the 2010 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday September, 29 2010.


Boston College, June 18th and 18th, 2010

Sr. Callista Roy delivered the keynote on the conference theme: Research on Persons/Groups as Adaptive Systems Considering Relevant Assumptions of the Roy Adaptation Model: Philosophical, Scientific, or Cultural.



Neuvo Laredo, Tamaulipas, MX October 22, 2009

Sr. Callista Roy presented the keynote adress "The Roy Adaptation Model Working to Satisfy the Needs of Society" to an audience of more than 1,500 nurse professionals, nursing students, professors and administrators from numerous states of Mexico and from the countries of Colombia, Panama, and the United States at the International Nursing Confernce.


Saint Joseph's College, Standish, ME June 19th, 2009

Sr. Callista Roy presented the keynote "Reflections on a Life Lived in Response to a Call to Heal" at the symposium, The Call to Heal: Finding Meaning and Purpose in Healthcare Vocation.

Fukuoka, Japan  June 26th-28th, 2009

15th Convention of Japan Society of Nursing Diagnosis

Sr. Callista Roy will give a pre-confernce seminar "The Roy Adaptation Model and Nursing Process" on Friday, June 26th and will make the keynote speech "Assesment and the Roy Adaptation Model" on Saturday, June 27th.

Boston College, June 12th and 13th, 2009

Sr. Callista Roy will lead a workshop on "Practice Issues and Role Development" related to the Model on Friday June 12th and will give the keynote speech " Transforming Nursing's Future: the Dynamics of Roy Adaptation Model Knowledge" on Saturday, June 13th.


Framingham State College, April 16th, 2009 7:00pm

Sr. Callista Roy will speak at a meeting of the Sigma Theta Tau Rho Phi Chapter


University of Panama, January 5-8th, 2009

Sr. Callista Roy will make 2 presentations at the "Seminario Internacional de Investigacion y Postgrado Investigacion-Practica de Enfermeria"




American Academy of Nursing Scottsdale, AZ November 8th, 2008

Sr. Callista Roy sat on the Expert Panel on Global Nursing and Health at the American Academy of Nursing 35th Annual Meeting and Conference: Health as a Bridge for Global Peace in Scottsdale, AZ on Saturday, November 8th, 2008.


Morristown Memorial Hospital Morristown, NJ   October 23, 2008

Sr. Callista Roy presented "Adaptation: Change in Nursing Theory at MMH" to the Nursing staff as well as the Hospital Council chairs and members in the Malcolm Forbes Auditorium at the Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, NJ on Thursday, October 23, 2008.


Boston, MA September 26th, 2008

Sr. Callista Roy presented the closing address; "Creating a Quantum Shift in the Global Nursing Brain" to the Combined 12th International Philosophy of Nursing Conference in Association with IPONS and 15th New England Nursing Knowledge Conference in Boston, MA on Friday, September 26th, 2008.


City University of New York (CUNY)   June 10, 2008

Sr. Callista Roy presented "The Roy Adaptation Model:Philosophy and Science for Nursing Practice" to CUNY Nursing Science Faculty and Doctoral students at the CUNY Graduate Center in Manhatten, Tuesday, June 10th, 2008.

San Luis Potosi, Mexico   June 2nd-4th, 2008

Sr. Callista Roy traveled to San Luis Potosi, Mexico to lead a 3 day conference at the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi, June 2nd-4th, 2008. Presentations given to Nursing Faculty and Students included: "The Roy Adaptation Model: Philosophy and Science for Nursing Practice", "The Roy Adaptation Model and Application to Research" and "Roy Adaptation Model-Based Practice for Individuals and Groups." Sr. Callista also led workshops applying the model to practice and research and critiqued the research prohects presented by particpants from several states in Mexico.


Edith Nourse Rogers VA Memorial Hospital Bedford, MA  May 9th, 2008

Sr. Callista Roy presented a speech to the nursing staff at Edith Nourse Rogers VA Memorial Hospital in Bedford, MA on Friday, May 9th during a Hospital program celebrating Nurses Week.

University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo  May 2nd, 2008

Sr. Callista Roy traveled to the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo to present 2 speeches, "Nursing Philosophy as a Basis for Practice" to the entire Academic Assembly as well as "Nursing Knowledge Based Practice and the Roy Adaptation Model" to the Nursing Faculty. The University presented her with the "Nursing Department Distinguished Award" on Friday, May 2nd, 2008.


Catholic TV Interview  April, 25th, 2008

Sr. Callista Roy was interviewed by Fr. Robert Reed on the Catholic Television program This is The Day Friday, April 25th, 2008.