Date: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: John P. Raynor, S.J., Memorial Library, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave.
MILWAUKEE – Karyn Holm, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., F.A.H.A., will give a special presentation of the Distinguished Eleanor H. Boheim Lecture, “As America Ages,” 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1. The lecture, free and open to the public, will take place in the Beaumier Suites of the John P. Raynor, S.J., Memorial Library, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave., and is sponsored by the Association of Marquette University Women.
Holm, a professor of nursing from DePaul University, will address a number of issues facing America with more people living into their 80s, and beyond, than ever before. She will discuss how our ability to promote healthy aging, the development of technology, and advancement of research influences society’s expectations about health and health care for aging Americans.
Holm, the 2007-08 AMUW Women’s Chair in Humanistic Studies, has focused her research and scholarship on the importance of physical activity and exercise in health, the prevention of heart disease and bone loss in women, and functional decline with hospitalization in aging adults. She has published extensively and has presented her work nationally and internationally. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, a fellow in the American Heart Association, has a Ph.D. from Loyola University, and a M.S. and B.S.N. from DePaul University.
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