Jun 27, 2022

Hot Topic: Injecting Your Voice into Media Stories

July 12, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Join us Tuesday, July 12 at 3 p.m. ET for our next “Hot Topic,” conversations to spark the field with thought leaders in nursing and related fields who are paving the way toward greater health equity. We will feature Diana Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN, senior policy service professor for the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement at George Washington University School of Nursing, and Courtney Stewart, MA, vice president of strategic communications for the Missouri Foundation for Health. Together they will discuss “Injecting Your Voice into Media Stories”.

There will be time for questions, so come ready to talk about this hot topic.

The Campaign is hosting these conversations to engage you in thought-provoking issues associated with the National Academy of Medicine’s report, the Future of Nursing, 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Health Equity. Hot topics are live and open to all.

All of us at the Campaign for Action look forward to talking with you.


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About the Speakers

Diana J. Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN is the Senior Policy Service Professor for the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement at George Washington University School of Nursing. She is Professor Emerita and Co-Director of the Center for Health, Media, and Policy at Hunter College, City University of New York, where she was the inaugural Rudin Professor of Nursing until 2016. Dr. Mason is the immediate past president of the American Academy of Nursing, former editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Nursing, and co-producer and moderator of a weekly radio program on health care issues since 1985. She is the lead editor of the award-winning book, Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care, now in its 7th edition and the author of over 200 publications. Her scholarship focuses on health policy and what can be learned from nurse-designed models of care.

Dr. Mason is the Co-Principal Investigator for a study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to explore how nurses address building a culture of health in their innovative models of care; the study is a collaboration between the American Academy of Nursing and the RAND Corporation. She is a member of the board of directors for the Primary Care Development Corporation and the National Advisory Board for Kaiser Health News. She holds two honorary doctorates, as well as numerous awards for her teaching, policy leadership, publications, and journalism. 

Courtney Z. Stewart, MA joined Missouri Foundation for Health in 2014 as vice president of strategic communications. At MFH, she is responsible for leading Foundation-wide communications and providing direction and support for use of communications tools in program implementation. Before joining the Foundation, she served as associate vice president of university relations at Harris-Stowe State University. She’s also held the position of communications specialist for the Boeing Defense, Space, and Security division at The Boeing Company, where she supported internal and CEO communications, as well as supplier management. Stewart has a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Master of Arts in communications management from Webster University.