Alumni Affairs & School of Nursing

The Opioid Abuse Epidemic and The Role of Nursing

April 14, 2018 8:30 AM1:30 PM
MSMC Campus

Nursing Symposium 2018

Nursing Symposium and Networking Brunch
Presented by the MSMC Office of Alumni Affairs & School of Nursing

Opioid Abuse Epidemic and The Role of Nursing

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Check in: 8:30-9 am • Program: 9 am-1:30 pm

Featured Speakers

Andrew O’Grady ’88, LCSW-R
CEO, Mental Health America of Dutchess County
CEO, Mid Hudson Alcohol Recovery Centers
Presentation: Mental Health outreach, treatment, resources and challenges

David M. Hoovler, J.D.
District Attorney, Orange County New York
Presentation: Present-day law enforcement issues and efforts

Brian Maher
Director of Communications, New York State Senator William J. Larkin, Jr.
Presentation: Current legislative actions and future initiatives

Daniel Maughan ’02, MSN, MBA, RN, FNP-C
VP for Transformation, St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital/Montefiore Health System
Presentation: Current medical treatments and modalities


Click here to download the registration form.
$50 includes program and brunch. CE credits and contact hours pending. Kindly RSVP by Friday, April 6, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Iacuessa ’94, Director of Alumni Affairs, at or at 845-569-3286.

Alumni Nursing Advisory Council

Margaret Deyo-Allers ‘03, MSN, RN, ANP
Barbara B. Citarella ‘80, MS, RN, CHCE, CHS-V
Marilyn J. Ejercito ‘77, MS, RN
Patricia M. Farrell ‘92, MS, RN, NEC
Theresa Kempf ‘85, MSN, NP, RN
Elise C. McKenna ‘81, MPH, MSE, RN
Cathleen Graham Parker ‘87, BSN, RN

Andrea Ackermann, PhD, RN, CNE
Christine Berte, EdD, APRN, FNP-BC
Sister Leona DeBoer, OP, PhD, RN
Dianne Murphy, DNP, RN
Nancy Spear Owen, MA, RN
Priscilla Sagar, EdD, RN, ACNS-BC, CTN-A
Thomas Sarro, PhD
Susan Schulmerich, DHED, MS, MBA, RN