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Im To Present NINR Director’s Lecture, Apr. 25

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Dr. Eun-Ok Im

On Thursday, Apr. 25, Dr. Eun-Ok Im will present “Midlife Women’s Health: Using Technology to Enhance Research and Eliminate Disparities,” from 1 to 2 p.m. She will discuss her program of research, which uses computer and mobile technologies to eliminate gender and ethnic disparities. The lecture will take place in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10 and will also be broadcast live and archived at

Im is associate dean for research development and regulatory affairs and Mary T. Champagne professor at Duke University School of Nursing. She has gained national and international recognition as a methodologist, researcher and theorist in international, cross-cultural women’s health. 

Im’s most outstanding contribution to nursing research is a program that adopts computer and mobile technologies to eliminate gender and ethnic disparities. She has taken the lead in this new field and her current studies are among the first of their kind to use these technologies to build nursing knowledge. Im has integrated this line of work with research projects on breast cancer survivorship, cancer pain, menopausal symptoms and physical activity. She has numerous national and international awards, including the 2014 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Award from Sigma Theta Tau International.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, visit

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