2014 Spring Symposium
Join us for a day of collaboration and education aimed at improving health outcomes of the maternal and child population of Nevada. Gain practical resources and tools to impact communities across the state. 

(No cost for attendance. Registration is required.)
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
(Breakfast & Lunch Provided)

The Innevation Center
6795 Edmond Street, 3rd Floor
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Northern Nevada Location
4150 Technology Way, Rm. 303
Carson City, NV 89706
Target Audience
  • Family Practice Physicians
  • OB/GYNs
  • Pediatricians
  • Pediatric Residents
  • Childcare Providers
  • Public Health Advocates
  • Social Workers
  • Legislators
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • MFTs
Advocacy In Health 
Annette Magnus-Marquart, Executive Director at ProgressNow Nevada
Increasing Antepartum with a Postpartum Safety Net
 Kathie Lloyd, MSN, RN, LCCE, CLE, CNM, Perinatal CNS, 
Nevada State Immunization Program 
Nurse-Family Partnership: 
Home Visiting in Clark County
Margarita DeSantos, RN, BSN, Community Health Nursing Manager
Teresa Johnson, Sr. CHN, Nurse-Family Partnership
Southern Nevada Health District 
CYSHCN: Resources from Family TIES 
Melanie Kauffman, GPC, Executive Director at Family TIES of Nevada
*Breastfeeding: A Public Health Imperative 
Madeleine Sigman-Grant, PhD, RD, Professor and MCH Specialist
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
*Comprehensive Sex Ed: Nevada's Opportunity 
Marya L. Shegog, PhD, MPH, CHES, Director of Health Programs
The Lincy Institute at UNLV
Domestic Violence: 
A Public Health Priority
Susan Mueschke, Executive Director
Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence
*Maternal Mental Health Disorders: The Urgency and Solutions 
Joy Burkhard, MBA, Project Director at the 2020 Mom Project
* This session has been approved for (1) nursing contact hour from St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-Education Department and is pending (1) hour of CE from Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers, Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage & Family Therapists and The Nevada Registry.