Inova’s annual Neuroscience Nursing Conference is created for nurses in or interested in neuroscience nursing to be able to convene, present and learn about standards of care, evidence-based practice, education and research in the neurosciences in order to improve patient outcomes and have the ability to convene in dialogue. Dynamic presentations and break out sessions are scheduled in addition to a kickoff speaker. Onsite registrants will be provided breakfast and lunch.
Fadia Feghali is an accomplished healthcare nursing executive with more than two decades of experience in nursing leadership in a hospital setting. In Inova Neurosciences she holds responsibility for nursing functions across the entirety of the service line: neurology, neurosurgery, neuroscience nursing, and neurological research and education while also overseeing a Neuroscience Shared Governance Nursing Council across the health system. She is a dedicated leader and is pioneering nursing education advancement and career pathways for Inova Neurosciences within the Inova Health System.
Dr. Alquietta Brown is not just an experienced nursing executive, but an inspiring figure whose unique narrative takes you through the diverse spheres of the healthcare industry, military service, and academia. Currently leading as the Senior Nursing Executive at Inova, she is the driving force behind their behavioral health service line, a testament to her wide-ranging proficiency in academic medical sectors. Her journey includes a noteworthy tenure as the Assistant Vice President of Nursing and Patient Care Services Division at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (MNRH). Here, she expertly helmed a plethora of departments, shaping the future of healthcare and serving as an inspiration for many. Her story is one of continuous evolution, from the clinical floors of Howard University Hospital to Operation Desert Storm, where as a Battalion Adjutant in the United States Army, she earned the Army Accommodation and the National Defense Service Metal. Dr. Brown’s academic accolades reflect her passion for learning - a doctorate from Walden University, a master’s from Strayer University, and a bachelor's degree from Howard University, all in the field of health services. As a kickoff speaker, Dr. Brown delivers an empowering message, interspersing professional insights with personal experiences, leaving her audience informed, inspired, and eager to make their own mark in the world.
Dr. Cynthia Bautista is a nursing entrepreneur who created her own company, Nursing Brains, LLC. She is an Associate Professor at Egan School at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT. Cindy also works as a Neuroscience Clinical Nurse Specialist at Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital in New Haven,CT