Barton chairs National Nursing Centers Consortium board
College of Nursing’s Amy Barton, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor, associate dean for Clinical and Community Affairs, and Daniel and Janet Mordecai Chair in Rural Health, gave the welcome address at the National Nursing Centers Consortium (NNCC) member conference Nov. 28 in Philadelphia. Barton chairs the board of the NNCC, which includes members from schools of nursing at the University of California San Francisco, Vanderbilt and Texas Tech, among others.
The conference focused on innovations in funding, clinical best practices and workforce development as part of the NNCC mission advancing nurse-led health care through policy, consultation, programs and applied research to reduce health disparities and meet people’s primary care and wellness needs. More than 125 clinics in the United States are members of NNCC, including the CU College of Nursing Baker School-based Health Center, Carin’ Clinic, Sheridan Health Services, Sheridan School-based Health Center and University Nurse Midwives.