MNRS: Advancing the Implementation of Nursing Science

“Breaking Down the Barriers to Evidence-Based Practice”

📅 February 28 - March 2, 2024

📍 Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Midwest Nursing Society: Advancing the Implementation of Nursing Science

“Breaking Down the Barriers to Evidence-Based Practice”


Why Attend MNRS 2024?

  1. Direct access to science.
  2. Connection to researchers and the production process.
  3. First-hand exposure to research translation.
  4. Collaboration, engagement, and training from experienced nursing scientists.

From current students to seasoned veterans, MNRS can be home to anyone with a passion for nursing research!


An exciting program that will positively impact your healthcare team!

Join others from around the country with a passion for nursing.

408 Students
324 Professors
103 Nurses
100 Deans & Administrators
362 PhDs
  58 DNPs

Keynote Speakers for the 2024 Conference

Emerging Issues Surrounding Social and Structural Determinants of Health and Implications for Nursing Science

Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW,

Learning Objectives: Demonstrate an understanding of:


    1. Health inequity and the ways it appears (i.e., health status, distribution of health resources, and social conditions).
    2. How the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) shape health inequity.
    3. The CLAFH framework of SDOH mitigation designed to inform the development and implementation of nurse-led interventions to mitigate health inequity.
    4. Available resources for developing and evaluating applied nurse-led SDOH interventions. 

Meet the Speaker

Dr. Vincent Guilamo-Ramos,  PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAAN, is Professor and Executive Director of the Institute for Policy Solutions at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing; Director of the Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health; and a nurse practitioner dually licensed in primary care and psychiatric-mental health nursing.  

Designing Technologies for Health: The Role of Nursing in Promoting Inclusivity

George Demiris, PhD

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to:

  1. Highlight the role of nursing in health technology system design and implementation.
  2. Examine ways to address user needs in design and implementation of Health Informatics Systems.
  3. Describe examples of how nursing science addresses access to care.
  4. Understand ways to promote inclusivity in design of technological applications in nursing.

Meet the Speaker

George Demiris, PhD is a Mary Alice Bennett University Professor and a PIK (Penn Integrates Knowledge) Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds joint faculty appointments in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences of the School of Nursing where he serves as Associate Dean of Research and Innovation, and holds position at the Informatics Division of the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Demiris’ inspiration for this line of work on aging and technology originated from the University of Minnesota while working on his PhD in Health Informatics.

About the 2024 Theme:

 Nursing Research in the Future: Exploring the Driving Forces

A theme you won't want to miss

  1. Analyze the influence of inter-professional and intra-professional scholarly collaboration on health outcomes.
  2. Evaluate strategies to address health disparities.
  3.  Evaluate new and innovative technology to meet the needs of individuals and populations.
  4. Appraise outcomes of Academic/clinical partnerships throughout the care continuum.d nursing scientists