February Chapter Meeting and Presentation
When: February 6, 2015, Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: NYU Langone Medical Center NYULMC: Smilow Seminar Room
560 First Avenue
Topic: Mental Health: Issues and Trends
Janet Standard, DNP, NPP, APRN-BC
Dr. Standard is a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU College of Nursing. She holds a graduate certificate in holistic nursing. Standard’s doctoral capstone project focused on the use of mindfulness meditation in reducing stress among college students. An adult nurse practitioner for more than 20 years, Standard has practiced since 2008 at the NYU Student Health Center, where she developed innovative stress-reduction programs and a program to serve medical and counseling needs of the University’s transgender population while also addressing eating disorders and trauma among student population. She was named Preceptor of the Year in Psychiatric Nursing in 2012.
James Weidel, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC
Dr. Weidel is an Assistant Professor at NYU College of Nursing. He is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who earned a PhD from the University of Miami. Weidel’s clinical research interests include impulsive decision-making, risk behavior, and adolescent substance abuse. He has 16 years of diverse clinical experience as a staff nurse, travel nurse, and family nurse practitioner. Weidel has taught at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Florida International University.
Refreshments and a light meal will be served