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22nd Annual Westberg Symposium September 12-14, 2008.

498 participants attended the 22nd Annual Westberg Symposium on the theme, "Lift Every Voice and Speak" with these outstanding keynote speakers:

Diana J. Mason, RN, PhD, FAAN Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Nursing

Joanne K. Olson, MN, PhD, Associate Dean Undergraduate Programs in the Faculty of Nursing University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada with Margaret B. Clark, DMin, Teaching Chaplain CPE Supervisor in Pastoral Care, Aboriginal and Multicultural Services at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospitals in Edmonton

Drs. Olson and Clark authored Nursing within a Faith Community: Promoting Health in Times of Transition

Vincent DeMarco, MA, JD President, Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative Faculty, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland

Gloria Wilder, MD, MPH, Medical Director Washington D.C. Children's Health Project

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Representatives from the Canadian Association for Parish Nursing Ministry (CAPNM) and InterChurch Health Ministries (ICHM) in Canada at the Saturday banquet.

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Keynoters Dr. Wilder and Mr. DeMarco called us to act on behalf of children's health.

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Enjoying the Saturday banquet. Nearly all 50 US states were represented at the 22nd Annual Westberg Symposium.

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Deborah Kiel, PhD, RN, at the World Forum Dinner

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Hannah Mitter offered a beautiful Korean fan dance at the banquet on Saturday.

"Lift Every Voice and Speak" 22nd Annual Westberg Symposium September 12-14, 2008

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Keynoter Dr. Diana Mason and Sunday morning preacher Rabbi Susan Talve.

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Speakers Shirley Christo and Faith Roberts.

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Keynoters Dr. Joanne Olson and Dr. Margaret Clark.

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Rev. Tom Doherty, Executive Director, InterChurch Health Ministries, Canada

Dr. Nesa Joseph, Vice President, Deaconess Foundation

Maureen Daniels, International Program Coordinator, IPNRC

Mary Slutz, Symposium and Resource Coordinator, and Susan Miller, Office Manager, IPNRC.

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Some poster presenters: Angela Redmond, Lanet Owen, Deborah Patterson, Gayle Mason.

Taize worship leaders from the Faith Community Nurses Association of Oklahoma.

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