Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing to host event on taking nursing innovations to the marketplace

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Presents “Take Your Nursing Innovation to the Marketplace.”

Discover the challenges, strategies, and resources to facilitate commercialization of nursing ideas and innovations during this free half-day workshop.

May 10, 2018
8:30am – 12:00 noon
Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom A

The event will feature a keynote address by Kathryn H Bowles, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, Professor of Nursing and van Ameringen Chair of Nursing Excellence at University of Pennsylvania. Bowles also is co-founder of RightCare Solutions, the first nursing business seeded by Upstart, Penn’s technology transfer host.

She will present “A Business Idea from Practice: Never Doubt Your Ability to Innovate!”

Guest Speakers

  • Taura L. Barr, PhD, RN, FAHA, Assistant Research Professor of Nursing at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, and co-founder of Valtari Bio
  • Jennifer Doering, PhD, RN, Associate Professor and Executive Committee Chair at UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing, and co-creator of the Infant Sleep Pod
  • Stephen D. Fening, PhD, director of the Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership, and co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Apto Orthopaedics Corporation.

Register by May 4 by contacting Tanya Smith at 216.368.6315 or email

A light breakfast will be provided.