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Emory Advanced Practice Nursing Presents:


An "insightful, multidisciplinary, presentation of relevant and influential neonatal topics"

Attend in person or Virtually!

May 10-11, 2023
Atlanta, GA

Conference Theme:

Fostering a Multidisciplinary Culture of Care 


$100 In Person
$75 Virtually

(using code "virtual" during registration)

Conference schedule
7:30-8:00 Registration, Breakfast*
8:00-8:15 AM
8:15-9:15 AM
9:15-10:15 AM
10:15-10:30: Stretch Break*
10:30-11:30 AM
11:30 AM-12:30 PM
2:30-2:45 PM: Snack Break*
12:30-1:30 PM
1:30-2:30 PM
2:45-3:45 PM
3:45-4:45 PM
4:45-5:00 PM
Dr. Brenda Poindexter, MD
Conference Introduction
Dr. Lauren Narapareddy, PhD
​Epigenetics & Social Determinants of Health
Dr. Curry Bordelon, DNP, MBA, NNP-BC
​Caring for LGBTQ+ Families in the NICU: Embracing Diversity
D'Asia Barnes-Daniels, LMSW
Fill the Gap: Embracing Our Differences and Influencing System Change
Dr. William Sexson, MD, MA (Bioethics)
Skills for the Health Care Professionals to Address Social Determinants of Health
Dr. Nitya Nair, MD
The Color of Health: How Racism, Segregation, and Inequality Affect the Health and Well-being of Preterm Infants and Their Families
Dr. Bridget Piggue, ThD &
Rev. Byron Bell, RC

Spiritual Health and SDOH
Michelle Pratt, RNC-MNN, C-ONQS &
Rose Horton, MSM, RNC-OB, NEA-BC

Implementing a Disparities Dashboard
Closing Remarks
Conference Committee

*Poster Displays Open for Viewing

continuing education

This nursing continuing professional development activity is provided by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. 
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Contact hours: 7.0

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Children’s designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Emory Nursing Learning Center
250 East Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur GA, 30030
*Parking included in cost of registration
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use code "virtual" during registration to attend online

Thank you to our sponsors


Nikki McLaughlin, co-chair    Tracey R. Bell, co-chair            Kim Cooley, member            Kristin Carnall, member            Isha Alibey, member               Kim Parsons, physician partner

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