Grand Rounds

Throughout the academic year, the Connell School of Nursing offers lectures from renowned speakers on a variety of topics, such as medicine, research, clinical care, and the current state of nursing. Grand Rounds are typically held the last Wednesday of the month. Zoom links are below.

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Grand Rounds 2022/2023

Thursday, February 9, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Monica O'Reilly-Jacob

"Nurse Practitioners & Value-based Care: The Perfect Marriage"

Monica O’Reilly-Jacob, Ph.D., FNP-BC, an assistant professor of nursing at Boston College, is a nursing health services researcher with a focus in primary care. Her major research themes include nurse practitioner policy and practice as well as low-value care.


Monica O'Reilly-Jacob


Past Grand Rounds

Shawn M. Kneipp

Sarah Frances Russell Distinguished Term Professor, School of Nursing and Adjunct Associate Professor, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 
November 2022

"Intervention Designs to Modify Social Determinants of Health: Research at the Intersection of Chronic Disease and Employment"

Randy Jones

Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Partner Development and Engagement, University of Virginia
April 2022

"Narrowing the Gap in Decision-Making in Prostate Cancer"

Susanne Grylka-Baeschlin

Professor and Deputy Head, Research Institute of Midwifery, ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
October 2022

"Advising Primiparous Women During Early Labor"

Gaurdia Banister

Executive Director, Institute for Patient Care, Massachusetts General Hospital
March 2022

"Racism in Nursing"

Laura L. Hayman

Professor, Department of Nursing, University of Massachusetts, Boston
May 2022

"Promoting Cardiovascular Health across the Life Course: Social Determinants Matter"

Marilyn Hammer

Director, Phyllis F. Cantor Center for Research in Nursing and Patient Care Services, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
October 2021

"Precision Health: A Program of Research from Investigating Glycemic Status to Identifying Symptom Biosignatures"

Lichuan Ye

Associate Professor, Bouvé College of Health School of Nursing Northeastern University
September 2021

"Promoting Health through Better Sleep and Better Management of Sleep Disorders"