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EVENT DESCRIPTION  
 
Event Type:  Lecture (This is an NIH Science event)
 
Title:  NINR Director's Lecture - Dr. Kate Lorig Presents: Chronic Disease Self-Management—Evidence, Instruments, Translation, and Beyond
 
Description:  Kate Lorig, DrPH will present "Chronic Disease Self-Management—Evidence, Instruments, Translation, and Beyond.” Dr. Lorig will discuss the effectiveness of low-cost self-management interventions for reducing symptoms and improving quality of life. She will also explore the role of self-efficacy as a predictor and moderator of outcomes.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Lorig is a professor emerita at the Stanford School of Medicine. Her research has focused on the development and evaluation of self-management programs in English and Spanish for people with chronic diseases. This work has been supported by NINR, as well as other NIH Institutes, government agencies, and foundations. Dr. Lorig’s programs are delivered in small groups, via mail and the Internet. The interventions are used in more than 30 countries and have been attended by more than one million people.

Dr. Kate Lorig holds a BS in Nursing from Boston University, an MS from the University of California San Francisco, and a Doctorate in Public Health from the University of California Berkeley. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Chile.

To request reasonable accommodations, including sign language interpretation, please contact Nathan Brown at 301-594-9262 / nathan.brown2@nih.gov or the Federal Relay at 1-800-877-8339 before May 9, 2017.
 
Series Name:  NINR Director's Lecture
 
Event URL:  https://ninrlorig.eventbrite.com
 
Videocast:  Event will not be videocast
 
Special Instructions:  To arrange sign language interpretation for an event go to the Office
of Research Services (ORS) Interpreting Service Requests web page.
 

EVENT DATE/TIME  
 
Date/Time: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   10:00am - 11:00am Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
 
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EVENT SPEAKER(S)  
 
Name:   Kate Lorig, DrPH
Title:   Professor Emerita
Organization:   Stanford School of Medicine
State:   California
 

EVENT SPONSOR(S)  
 
Organization(s):  [NIH] National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
 

EVENT LOCATION  
 
Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  Building 10 (Clinical Center)
Room:  Lipsett Amphitheater
 
Street Address:  10 Center Drive
City:  Bethesda
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20892
 

EVENT CONTACT(S)  
 
Name:   Nathan Brown
E-mail:   nathan.brown2@nih.gov
 
 
 
 
 
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