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Better Together: The Frontline Nurse’s Journey from Trauma to Healing

September 23, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Rutgers School of Nursing and the Rutgers University Alumni Association are hosting a webinar at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, as part of the Better Together event series.

“Better Together: The Frontline Nurse’s Journey from Trauma to Healing”

Many nurses and health care professionals are grappling with the mental strain that COVID-19 has caused. This roundtable discussion will involve panelists from Rutgers School of Nursing, who will share their perspectives on frontline acute care, micro- and macroaggressions toward nurses of color, nursing students, and the state of the nursing profession in a postpandemic landscape. Panelists also will discuss how the School of Nursing leads the way in addressing the wellness of nurses.

This discussion is being moderated by Kelly Moore, a licensed clinical psychologist in New Jersey and Pennsylvania with a clinical specialty in the treatment of anxiety, trauma, and perinatal disorders in youth and adults. Concluding remarks will be presented by Linda Flynn, dean, School of Nursing.

Panelists include:

• Susan Salmond, executive vice dean
• Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, associate dean
• Amita Avadhani, associate professor and Rutgers graduate
• Donna Gaffney, psychotherapist and Rutgers graduate
• Lindsey Greene, registered nurse at Hackensack University Medical Center and Rutgers graduate

Online via Zoom

Free and open to the public. Advance registration required. For more information, email


September 23, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Rutgers School of Nursing
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