Bakitas to present at annual O’Koren Lecture

Internationally recognized scholar and researcher Marie A. Bakitas will present at UAB on palliative care Feb. 10.

news bakitasThe UAB School of Nursing will host the annual Dr. Marie L. O’Koren Endowed Chair in Nursing Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 10, featuring Professor and Marie L. O’Koren Endowed Chair Marie A. Bakitas, CRNP.

Bakitas, who also is deputy director of the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, will present “Palliative Care: If it makes a difference ‘Why Wait?’”

Bakitas is an internationally recognized scholar and researcher whose content expertise focuses on the principles and concepts of hematology and oncology, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, pain and symptom management, and novel qualitative and mixed methods research, in addition to palliative care.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Lauren Antia, or 205-934-2145, by Friday, Feb. 5. The lecture is sponsored by the UAB School of Nursing Office of Research and Scholarship and will take place from 10-11:30 a.m. in the School of Nursing Building, Room 1020.

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