2015 Conference Keynote Speakers
Marilyn Anne Ray RN, BSN, MSN, MA, PhD, CTN-A, FSfAA, FAAN
Marilyn Anne Ray RN, BSN, MSN, MA, PhD, CTN-A, FSfAA, FAAN is a Professor Emeritus at Florida Atlantic University, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Boca Raton, Florida and a recognized expert in transcultural caring science. She holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Nursing from the University of Colorado; Master of Arts in Cultural Anthropology from McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada; and a Doctor of Philosophy in Transcultural Nursing from the University of Utah Salt Lake City. Ray is a Fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology (FSfAA), as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). Ray is a charter member and on the Board of Directors of the International Association for Human Caring.
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett Ph.D
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett Ph.D is a health psychologist, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and the owner and Editor-in-Chief of Praeclarus Press, a small press focusing on women’s health. Dr. Kendall-Tackett is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in both the Divisions of Health and Trauma Psychology, and Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Lactation. She received the 2011 John Kennell and Marshall Klaus Award for Excellence in Research from DONA International, and the Community Faculty Award from the Department of Pediatrics, Texas Tech University School of Medicine.