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Summit Focuses On Improving Health Outcomes


by Mary T. Phelan

Nurses are an integral part of addressing the nation’s substance abuse epidemic and it all starts with changing the conversation, according to Marla T. Oros, MS, BSN ’84, RN, president of the Mosaic Group, a management consulting firm with expertise in community health.

Oros shared her vision for the tremendous impact nurses can make on combating the substance abuse crisis as the keynote speaker at the 2019 Maryland Action Coalition (MDAC) Summit held May 20 at the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON). The summit’s theme was “Fostering a Culture of Health Where People Live, Work, and Play: Implications for Nursing Education and Practice.”

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