85th Anniversary Speaker Series

In celebration of the University of Portland School of Nursing's 85th Anniversary, we will be hosting a series of guest speakers to work with our students and faculty on various topics. Please join us in the Buckley Center Auditorium for the midday presentations, for which you can find details about each below. We also hope that you can join the conversation over light hors d'oeuvres at the evening receptions, for which you can RSVP below.

For questions, please email Steven Arends at arends@up.edu.

Upcoming Events

Bonnie Clipper

April 2, 2020: Dr. Bonnie Clipper on "Innovation"

Dr. Bonnie Clipper is the chief clinical officer at Wambi, a patient engagement and employee recognition platform aimed at empowering compassionate care.  Bonnie is an expert in the nursing innovation space and was the first vice president of innovation for the American Nurses Association and created the innovation framework that is inspiring 4 million registered nurses to participate in innovation to transform health. Bonnie has spent more than 20 years in executive nursing roles and is a top nurse influencer in LinkedIn.  She speaks internationally on radical collaborations and the impact of emerging technologies on nursing practice. Dr. Clipper is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow alumna and an ASU/AONE Executive Fellow in Health Innovation Leadership alumna.

Dr. Clipper completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice at Texas Tech University.    She received a Master of Business Administration from Lewis University, a Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration from St. Mary’s University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Winona State University.  She serves as Adjunct Faculty at several nursing schools, including; Johns Hopkins, Norwich University, and University of Texas at Austin, as well as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso

She has published on the impact of AI and robots on nursing practice, authored the book; The Nurse Managers Guide to an Intergenerational Workforce, co-authored The Innovation Roadmap: A Guide for Nurse Leaders and is the lead author on a new book, The Nurse’s Guide to Innovation.

Bonnie considers herself a “friendly introvert” and her superpower is being a super-connector!

Presentation: 3:30pm - 4:45pm, Buckley Center Auditorium
"Emerging Technology Impacting Nursing Practice"

Reception: 5:00pm - 7:00pm, President's Boardroom, Bauccio Commons
RSVP for April 2 Reception