Public Policy Seminar

Event

Public Policy Seminar

Event Date/Time: 
March 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Bldg E, Room E1020
Description: 
<br>Dr. Lynette Hamlin serves as the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and the Interim Associate Dean for Research at the Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing as a maternal-child clinical nurse specialist from the Loyola University of Chicago. She earned a post-master’s certificate in nurse-midwifery from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Ph.D. in nursing with a minor in public administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Hamlin is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the American College of Nurse-Midwives, a participant in the Department of Health and Human Services 2003 Primary Health Care Policy Fellowship, and a recipient of the coveted Kitty Ernst Award, which honors a CNM/CM who has been certified for less than ten years and has demonstrated innovative, creative endeavors in midwifery and/or women's health clinical practice, education, administration, or research. <br><br>She was the first Certified Nurse-Midwife to receive clinical privileges in Lake County, Illinois. As nurse-midwifery program director at Yale University and with the assistance of an educational training grant from HRSA, she began a nurse-midwifery practice in the Naugatuck Valley. This practice, Women’s Health and Midwifery, was honored by the Department of Health and Human Services as a National Community Center of Excellence in Women’s Health (CCOE). Dr. Hamlin’s research focuses on access to care for women and the maternal/child healthcare workforce. Due to her recently published results about access to care in rural New Hampshire, Dr. Hamlin has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the Northern New England Perinatal Quality Improvement Network’s Rural Perinatal Summit November 13. The title of her presentation is Maternity Care in Rural America: Trends, Outcomes, and Strategies to Ensure Access. Dr. Hamlin has served on several local, state, and national committees that address maternal/child health. <br><br><u><i>Point of Contact:</i></u><br>Joseph Leondike, Maj, USAF, NC<br>Doctor of Nursing Practice Student<br>Uniformed Services University