Lunch & Learn Seminars: Spring 2022 Series

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Join us for a series of stimulating seminar presentations on current research and other scholarly projects presented by faculty, students and guest lecturers.

All seminars are at 12 p.m. EST in Wende 103 and Zoom. A Zoom invitation will be emailed to you a week before the presentation.

Upcoming Lunch and Learn Seminars
2Date Presenter Title
Chris Barrick, PhD 
Director for Research Advancement
Yu-Ping Chang, PhD, RN, FGSA, FIAAN, FAAN, senior associate dean, Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Endowed Professor, UB School of Nursing

A Mindful Approach to Combating Burnout for Healthcare Workforce in Rural and Underserved Areas

Tuesday, March 22 Tania Von Visger, PhD, APRN, CNS, CCNS, PCCN, assistant professor, UB School of Nursing

Mindfulness Meditation Program for Symptom Management in Persons with Pulmonary Hypertension

Tuesday, March 29

Bruno Saconi, MS, RN, University of Pennsylvania PhD Candidate, UB Visiting Future Faculty (VITAL) program


Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Comorbid Chronic Pain: An Overlooked Treatment Opportunity?
Wednesday, March 30 Samuel Byringiro, MS, BSN, Johns Hopkins University PhD Candidate, UB Visiting Future Faculty (VITAL) program  Hypertension Management in Sub-Saharan Africa: Assessing Health Systems' Readiness


Friday, April 22

9th Annual School of Nursing Research Day and Bullough Lecture
Topics in Health Disparities
Wednesday, April 27 Leann Balcerzak, BSN, RN, UB School of Nursing PhD Student

African American Experiences with a Modified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Intervention