The West Virginia Wesleyan College graduate nursing programs are sponsoring a Distinguished Lecture Series titled, “Where Does Knowledge Come From?” The first webinar of the semester will be held on Wednesday, September 18 at 7 p.m. and will feature Christine E. Kasper, PhD, RN, Dean of the College of Nursing, University of New Mexico.
The webinar will be of interest to students in healthcare majors, including exercise science and athletic training; persons pursuing careers in science and research; and anyone else interested in learning more about pathophysiology and musculoskeletal disorders.
Dr. Kasper is a senior nurse executive in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Nursing Services and a National Institutes of Health nurse researcher with expertise in muscle pathophysiology. She has Department of Defense, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program funding to study the role of “Desert Dust” metals on the pathobiology of Gulf War illnesses. She is also assessing the effects of blast injuries with embedded metal fragments in the military.
Distinguished Lecture Series contributes to broadening the educational experience of Wesleyan students and the community by bringing leading scholars and researchers to share their insights and expertise through online webinars.
All interested persons are welcome to join the webinar.
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Caption: Dr. Christine E. Kasper (Photo: UNM Health Sciences Center)