Talks and Events
Keynote Speaker (International and National)
“Teaching Humanities Differently: the Health Humanities Portrait Project.” William & Marjorie Sirridge Endowed Lecture in the Medical Humanities at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. March 2022.
“Educability, Disability and the Making of Family: the Case of American Adoption.” International Standing Conference for the History of Education (ISCHE). Chicago, IL. August 2016.
Invited Presenter – International
“Personal Identity and Heritable Genome Editing and Equality Project.” Social Trends Institute. Barcelona, Spain. January 2022.
“Love, Care and Overcoming Disability in American Adoption.” Midwest Nursing History Research Center, UIC College of Nursing. November 18, 2021.
“Virtual Patient Engagement: Lessons from the CF Community.” Oral Presentation. Pan Canadian Patient Council. Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations Network. June 23, 2020 via Zoom due to COVID-19.
“Doing Patient Engaged Research in the CF Community.” Oral Presentation. Broken Arrow Conference: Canadian Association for Cystic Fibrosis. Toronto, Canada. May 2019.
“CFReSHC: Cystic Fibrosis Reproductive and Sexual Health Collaborative.” Oral Presentation. Patient-Clinician Engagement Network Pre-conference. North American Primary Research Group. Montreal, Canada. November 2017.
Invited Presenter – Local
“Changing Notions of Adoptability for Children with Disabilities in 20th Century America.” Montgomery Lecture Series. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. May 2022.
“Navigating Invisible Disabilities in Academic and in Life.” Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Speaker Series, School of Nursing. January 24, 2022.
“Teaching Health Humanities Differently: the Health Humanities Portrait Approach.” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. September 30, 2021.
“Engaging Virtually in the Age of COVID-19: Establishing a 2021 Transdisciplinary Research Lab.” CCTS Studio Session. May 26, 2021.
“Virtual Patient Engagement: Lessons from the Cystic Fibrosis Community.” Medical Humanities and Ethics Montgomery Lecture. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. March 2021.