McGinley-Rice Symposium Agenda

Due to the virtual presentation of the 11th annual McGinley-Rice Symposium, sessions on October 22 and 23 will be a mixture of live and pre-recorded sessions, with time for audience Q&A. All sessions will be recorded and available for viewing to registered attendees for a four-week period post-conference. Event access information will be made available to registrants closer to the event start date.

Program cover for the 11th annual McGinley-Rice Symposium

View a PDF version of the full event program and schedule.

Schedule of Events (Subject to Change)

Please note the times below are Eastern Time.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

8:30 - 9 a.m.

Welcome

Sr. Rosemary Donley, S.C., PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Professor & Jacques Laval Chair for Vulnerable Populations
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Mary Ellen Glasgow, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, ANEF, FAAN
Professor & Dean
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Ken Gormley, JD
President
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

Fr. Raymond French, C.S.Sp.
Vice President for Mission and Identity
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Address

Advocacy for Persons who are Hungry

Michele Sumilas
Executive Director
Bread for the World
Washington, DC

Moderator: Mary Esther VanShura, EdD
Associate Professor (Adjunct)
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Plenary Panel

Community-based Approaches to Improve Access to Nutritious Food

Trisha M. Gadson, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Macedonia Family & Community Enrichment Center (FACE)
Pittsburgh, PA

Virginia Jurofcik, MSHS
Chief Executive Officer
LifeSpan, Inc
Homestead, PA

Ken Regal
Executive Director
Just Harvest
Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Amber Kolesar, MSN, RN, CNE, CCRN-K
Instructor & Director, Second Degree BSN Program
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Keynote Address

Transforming the Traditional Food Bank System to Meet Needs and Address the Root Causes of Hunger
Lisa Scales, JD
President & CEO
Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank
Duquesne, PA

Moderator: Rebecca Kronk, PhD, MSN, CRNP, FAAN, CNE
Associate Professor & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Presentation of the Eileen Zungolo Spirit of Service Award

Posters will be available for review during the lunch break.

View the list of poster presenters.

1:35 - 2:35 p.m.

Plenary Panel

Church-based Approaches to Improve Access to Healthy Food

Thomas Berna, PhD
Permanent Deacon
St. Stephen Church
Fishes and Loves Co-operative Ministry
Pittsburgh, PA

Cathy Blythe
Pastor
Abundant Joy Fellowship
Tarentum, PA

Heidi Potter
Volunteer
Red Door Ministry
Pittsburgh, PA


Moderator: Denise Lucas, PhD, FNP-BC, CRNP, FAANP
Clinical Associate Professor & Chair, Advanced Practice Programs
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

2:50 - 3:50 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Please choose one of the sessions below:

Session 1a: Hunger and Food Insecurity during the COVID 19 Pandemic
"I'll Say it's Hard Times:" The Ethics of Food During a Pandemic

Adele Flaherty
Student, Center for Healthcare Ethics
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

Already Vulnerable, Hungry People: Heightened Food Insecurity During a Pandemic Emergency

Brenda Wilson, BSN, RN
Graduate Nursing Department
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Ruth E. Irwin, PhD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Rick Zoucha, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CTN-A, FAAN
Professor & Chair of Advanced Role and PhD Program
Joseph A. Lauritis, C.S.Sp. Chair for Teaching and Technology
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Session 1b: Coping with Hunger and Food Insecurity
Evaluation of Direct Referral System: Connecting Patients at Risk for Food Insecurity with Food Assistance through Clinical-Community Partnerships

Abigail Carpenter, MPH, MSW, LSW
Clinical-Community Partnership Specialist, Division of Community Health
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Today Many United States Military Families Face Food Insecurity

Patricia Watts Kelley, PhD, RN, FNP, GNP, FAANP, FAAN
Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
Professor and Dr. Patricia Higgins Endowed Professorship
University of New Mexico College of Nursing
Albuquerque, NM

Moderator: Khlood Salman, Dr.PH, RN
Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Session 1c: Impact of Hunger and Food Insecurity on Family Well-being
Association Between Food Insecurity and Families Experiencing Domestic Violence

Filomena Varvaro, PhD, RN, FAHA
Learning Profiles
Pittsburgh, PA

Role of Health Care Providers on Food Insecurity in Maternal Child Health

Jessica Devido, PhD, CPNP
Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Angela Karakachian, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Amber Kolesar, MSN, RN, CNE, CCRN-K
Instructor & Director, Second Degree BSN Program
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Jessica Devido, PhD, CPNP
Associate Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Please choose one of the sessions below:

Session 2a: Ethical Dimensions of Food Insecurity and Hunger
Catholic Social Teaching, Catholic Health Care and Hunger

Brian Kane, PhD
Senior Director of Ethics
Catholic Health Association of the United States
St. Louis, MO

Julie Trocchio, BSN, MS
Senior Director of Community Benefit and Continuing Care
Catholic Health Association of the United States
St. Louis, MO

Kathleen Curran
Sr. Director of Public Policy
Catholic Health Association of the United States,
St. Louis, MO

The Social Justice Tradition: A Modification of Rawls' Theory
Lisa Sanchez-Navarro, MSN, RN
DNP Graduate Student
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Mary Kay Loughran, DNP, MHA, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Session 2b: The Just Distribution of Food
Rethinking Food Delivery Channels

Mukul Bakhshi, Esq.
Director, Government Affairs
Director, Alliance for Ethical International Recruitment Practices
CGFNS International, Inc.
Philadelphia, PA

Healthcare and Food Insecurity

Rashida Henderson, MSN, MBA, RN, CNML
PhD student
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Joan Such Lockhart, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Session 2c: Food Deprivation Affects Everyone
Do Human and Companion Animal Food Needs Intersect in Low-Income Households?

Mary Elizabeth Rauktis, PhD RN
Child Welfare Education and Research Programs
University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work
Pittsburgh, PA

Hyunji Lee, MSW
Doctoral Candidate
University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work
Pittsburgh, PA

Hunger, Power and Control: Intersections of Hunger, Domestic Violence and COVID-19

Cora Dietrich Koller, JD
Medical Advocate
Crisis Center North
Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Melissa Kalarchian, PhD
Professor of Nursing & Psychology
Associate Dean for Research
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

5:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Poster Session Q&As

Moderator: Rosanna Henry, MSN, RN, CHSE
Instructor & Assistant Dean for Clinical Skills and Simulation Education
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

View the list of poster presenters.

Friday, October 23, 2020

8:30 - 8:45 a.m.

Welcome

Sr. Rosemary Donley, S.C., PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Professor & Jacques Laval Chair for Vulnerable Populations
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Mary Ellen Glasgow, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Dean & Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

David J. Dausey, PhD
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Keynote Address

Rescuing Fresh Food to Feed the Hungry

Leah Lizarando
Co-Founder and CEO
412 Food Rescue
Pittsburgh, PA


Moderator: Ruth Irwin, PhD, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

9:45 - 11 a.m.

Plenary Panel

Whatever It Takes: Big Data or Home Visits

James Schreiber, PhD
Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

Gretchen Fay
Executive Director
Catholic Youth Association
Pittsburgh, PA

Mark Lewandowski
Meals on Wheels
Catholic Youth Association
Pittsburgh, PA


Moderator: L. Kathleen Sekula, PhD, PMHCNS, FAAN
Professor & Noble J. Dick Endowed Chair in Academic Leadership
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

11 - 11:30 a.m.

Poster Session Q&As

Moderator: Christine D'Antonio, MSN, RN
Instructor & Clinical Immersion Director, BSN Clinical Immersion Program
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

View the list of poster presenters.

11:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m.

Plenary Address

Hunger is a Health Issue

Francine Blinten, MS, MBA, CCN, CNS
Clinical Nutritionist & Consultant
Connecticut Mental Health Center
New Haven, CT

Moderator: Torrie Snyder, PhD, RN
Undergraduate Programs Chair & Clinical Assistant Professor
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Keynote Address

Unmasking Hunger on College Campuses
Alia Pustorino-Clevenger, EdD
Director for Student Life Assessment and Co-Curricular Community Engagement
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator: Kate DeLuca, EdD, MBA
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

2:30 - 2:50 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Frances Wolf
First Lady, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Secretary Russell C. Redding
Secretary, Pennsylvania Department Of Agriculture

Honorable Dwight Evans
Congressman (D-Phildelphia)

Johnna A. Pro
Regional Director
Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development

2:50 - 3:00 p.m.

Sr. Rosemary Donley, S.C., PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
Professor & Jacques Laval Chair for Vulnerable Populations
Duquesne University School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA

3:00 - 3:05 p.m.

Benediction

Fr. William Christy, C.S.Sp.
University Chaplain & Director of Spiritan Campus Ministry
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

3:05 p.m.

Adjournment