Haley Nursing Forum
The sixth annual BWH Haley Nursing Forum celebrated innovative nursing research taking place at BWH. Jackie Somerville, PhD, RN, chief nursing officer and senior vice president of Patient Care Services, and Susan Gennaro, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean and professor of the William F. Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, talked about the Haley Nurse Scientist program, a collaboration between the two institutions that is designed to advance nursing science through research. Three Haley Nurse Scientists gave overviews of their work. Katherine Gregory, PhD, RN, spoke about her investigation of the gut microbiome and its impact on newborn health; Patricia Dykes, PhD, RN, detailed her work enhancing patient engagement and communication around safety measures, such as fall prevention; and Lichuan Ye, PhD, RN, spoke about her research on sleep promotion in the hospital setting.
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