SON Strong Contributor to International Family Nursing Conference

The School of Nursing was well-represented at the 13th Annual International Family Nursing Conference held in Pamplona Spain last week, headlining nearly a dozen lectures, presentations, and posters. Participants included faculty members Nancy Havill, Louise Fleming, Marcia Van Riper, George Knafl and Kathy Knafl, and PhD students Anna Lee, Carrie Hill, Ashley Vaughn, and Haley Estrem.

This year’s conference focused on “Improving the Art and Science of Family Nursing: Transforming Health for Families” and attracted nearly 400 attendees from 26 different countries. UNC’s considerable contributions to the global discussion were as follows:


Nancy Havill – expert lecture on visualizing family data
Louise Fleming – podium presentation
Marcia Van Riper – podium presentations
George Knafl – expert lecture on analysis of dyadic/family data
Kathy Knafl – preconference workshop on family intervention research; podium presentation

PhD Students | Graduates

Anna Lee – poster
Carrie Hill – poster
Ashley Vaughn – poster
Hayley Estrem – podium presentation

Thanks to all who participated and represented the work of the SON so well!