Programs & Events

The Program Committee is responsible for chapter programs and scholarly events including the induction ceremony and two scholarly programs annually. The committee consists of the Vice President and appointed members.


Past Beta Iota Events

Founders Day
Lisa Pompeii, PhD, MS, RN
October 5, 2023

Founders Day
Briyana Morrell, PhD, RN, CCRN-K, CNE
Beverly S. Reigle, PhD, RN, FARN
November 1, 2022

SONK Consortium 2022 Virtual Conference
Advancing Nursing Research to Improve Healthcare Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, Director, National Institute of Nursing Research
Liz Madigan, PhD, RN, FAAN, Chief Executive Officer, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
April 1, 2022

Founder's Day 2021
Managing Stress and Promoting Resilience: Strategies for Success
Teenu Xavier, MSN, RN
October 19, 2021

Founder's Day 2019
Nurse Practitioners Forge the Path to Improvements
in Access and Outcomes for the Neurosurgical Patient
Jody Miniard, DNP, ACNP-BC
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Founder's Day 2018
Bringing ANA’s Nursing Social Policy Statement to Life
Karen Bankston, PhD, RN, FACHE
Peggy Berry, PhD, RN, COHN-S, SHRM-SCP, PLNC
Edie Morris, PhD, RN, PPCNP-BC
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Beta Iota Chapter Annual Meeting
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Founder's Day 2017
Promoting the Health of People Living with HIV: It's a New Day
Joseph Perazzo, PhD, RN
Tuesday, October 17

Founder's Day 2016
Developing Community Relationships through
Academic Service Learning Opportunities

Valorie Grant, MSN, MEd, RN
October 18, 2016

Founder's Day 2015
Evidence-Based Practice at the Bedside

Rebecca C. Lee, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BS, CTN-A
October 20, 2015

Founder's Day 2014
Leadership in Action: Uncovering the Next Generation of Leaders

Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN, Sigma Theta Tau International President-Elect
October 21, 2014

Founder's Day 2013
Being Your Professional Best

Julie Holt, MSN, RN
October 22, 2012

Founder's Day 2012
40th Anniversary Celebration

Making a Difference in Health Outcomes: Leadership through Research

Rita H. Pickler, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN
October 23, 2012

Nurse Scholars Achieving Excellence
Honoring Nurse Leaders

April 23, 2012

Founder's Day 2011
Use of Evidence without Experience, Evaluation, or Ethics:
The Dark Side of Evidence Based Practice

Patricia O’Malley, PhD, RN, CNS
October 24, 2011

Celebration of Nurse Scholars (Induction Ceremony)
June 5, 2011

Policy, Health Care Reform & Nursing - Oh My!
Nurse as Leader in Today's Healthcare Systems

November 15, 2010

Past SONK (Southern Ohio Northern Kentucky Consortium) Events

SONK Consortium 2024 Annual Conference
Family Focused Care Across the Life Span
April 5, 2024 • 9 AM - 3:30 PM

SONK Consortium 2023 Annual Conference
Resilience, Innovation, & Hope: Empowering Health Care Professionals
May 19, 2023 • 9 AM - 12:15 PM

SONK Consortium 2022 Virtual Conference
Advancing Nursing Research to Improve Healthcare Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Liz Madigan, PhD, RN, FAAN
April 1, 2022 • 9 AM - 12:05 PM

SONK Consortium 2021 Virtual Conference
OPPORTUNITY AWAITS: Are We Ready to be Disruptive Innovators in Healthcare?

Richard Ricciardi, PhD, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN
Jan Lanier, JD, RN
Linda Robinson, MSN, RN
April 30, 2021 • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

SONK Consortium 2019 Annual Conference
Complexities of Pain Management

Judith Paice, PhD, RN
Friday, March 1, 2019

SONK Consortium 2017 Annual Conference
Ending the Silence: Shining the Light on Human Trafficking
Theresa Flores, LSW, MS
February 17, 2017

SONK Conference 2016 Annual Conference
Responding to Opioid Addiction: A Call to the Health Care Community
Alexander Walley, MD, MSc
Traci Green, PhD, MSc
February 5, 2016

SONK Consortium 2015 Annual Conference
Emerging Paradigms in Palliative & End of Life Care for Nursing Science & Practice
A Day with Betty Ferrell, PhD, RN, FAAN
February 6, 2015

SONK Consortium 2014 Annual Conference
The New Safety Science: Transforming Education and Practice

Gwen D. Sherwood, PhD, RN, FAAN
April 18, 2014

SONK Consortium 2013 Annual Conference
Patient-Centered Outcomes: Implications for Research & Practice
in Healthcare Systems

Robin Newhouse, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
February 8, 2013

SONK Conortium 2012 Annual Conference
Knowledge Worker: The Future of Nursing

February 10, 2012

SONK Consortium 2011 Annual Conference
The Art & Science of Comfort

Kathy Kolcaba, PhD, RN
February 4, 2011

SONK Consortium 2011 Annual Conference
Disasters & Pandemics: Nurses' Pivotal Roles

February 19, 2010

Join us at one of our events. Our programs are designed to enhance your nursing knowledge.