Nursing department presents roundtable, ‘Ebola: Facts not Fear’ on Nov. 12

Salve Regina’s nursing department will present “Ebola: Facts not Fear,” a roundtable featuring expert panelists from the nursing faculty as well as staff members representing the offices of health services, international programs, safety and security, and student life.

The roundtable will be presented on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. in O’Hare 260.

Members of the panel will include Margaret Higgins, vice president for student life, Debra Grosskurth, MS, RN, USN CMDR (ret.); Gail Jackson, RN; Cathy Voltas, RN, director of campus health services; Michael Caruolo, director of safety and security; Gerald Willis, associate dean of students and director of campus life; and Aida Neary, international student advisor.

A Q&A session will be presented following the discussion.

The university’s health and emergency personnel continue to monitor Ebola. No cases have been reported in Rhode Island.

More information is available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html), and the World Health Organization (http://www.who.int/csr/disease/ebola/en).