Nurse inventor and activist Rachel Walker, Ph.D., RN is the guest in this episode of Nursing Notes Live. Rachel is an assistant professor in the University of Massachusetts-Amherst College of Nursing, where her scholarship is grounded in her experiences as a rural emergency medical and disaster relief worker, U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, and oncology nurse.
Nurse Inventors as Innovators
She is the first nurse to ever be named an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Lemelson Invention Ambassador. Check out this episode to hear more about Rachel’s inventions and how her experience in disaster regions has made her a change-agent for modern healthcare and nursing.
Nursing Notes Live, presented by Johnson & Johnson, is the podcast extension of the national bimonthly e-digest, Notes for the Nursing Community, which shines a spotlight on nurses as innovators and critical change makers in the delivery of positive patient outcomes within today’s healthcare landscape.
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Stay tuned for more episodes here at Nursing Notes Live coming soon, and check out another recent episode where I talk to nurse educator and researcher Lori Spies. In 2017, Lori received a Fulbright Global Scholar Award to conduct hypertension-related research in countries including India, Vietnam, and Zambia and teach workshops on nurse leadership. Check out that and other episodes of Nursing Notes Live in the podcast area on iTunes as well as our podcast player on DiscoverNursing.com.