Alumni Lunch & Learn with Dr. Fay Raines, Dean of UAHuntsville's College of Nursing Hosted by the Crestwood Medical Center Charger Alumni Chapter Topic: "The Nursing Initiative: Teaching, Training, and Technology" Thursday, October 1811 AM - 12 PMConference CenterCrestwood Medical Center All alumni are invited to attend. (Directions; Conference Center is located next to the Crestwood Cafeteria, enter through the Visitor's entrance on the South side of the hospital, facing Airport Road) $10 registration fee (Lunch included) *Pre-registration required. Deadline to register is October 15. Click here to register! About the speaker: Dr. Fay Raines serves as Dean and Professor of the College of Nursing at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, a position she has held since 1990. In addition to her position as Dean, she also served as Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness for ten years with responsibility for the University's assessment programs and for directing the accreditation process with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC).Dr. Raines served as President of AACN from 2008-2010. Prior to assuming the presidency, she completed two terms as Treasurer of the organization, served as President-Elect and chaired and served on numerous committees and task forces. In addition to her extensive service with AACN, she has held leadership positions in international, national and state initiatives related to nursing education and health care. She publishes and presents extensively on health care, health policy and nursing education. She testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and the Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Initiative on the Futures of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine. She was invited to the White House for "Questions for the President: Prescription for America," an ABC News Special with President Obama about the future of the nation's healthcare system. She has also participated in other national and state forums related to healthcare reform legislation. She received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Virginia School of Nursing in 2003 and was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in October 2011.