Date and Time: May 23, 2023 at 2:00 pm, ET
 Lauren Covington, PhD, RN
University of Delaware School of Nursing
Title: “Sleep & the Family Context”

Dr. Covington’s clinical experience as a practicing Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) nurse caring for families living in inner city Baltimore, her graduate training, and current work have centered around her desire to improve sleep and health in families experiencing socioeconomic disadvantage. The overarching goal of Dr. Covington’s research is to promote lifelong health in socioeconomically disadvantaged groups through the development of sleep and health behaviors in early childhood. Dr. Covington is an Assistant Professor at University of Delaware School of Nursing. She received her BA in Biological Foundations of Behavior from Franklin and Marshall College and her MSN and PhD from University of Maryland Baltimore School of Nursing. Dr. Covington currently serves on the Journal of Advance Nursing Early Career Advisory Editorial Board, the Sleep Research Society Pipeline Development committee and numerous School of Nursing and University-level committees. She has been nominated for University of Delaware Excellence in teaching award and Delaware’s Top Nurse for Advancing & Leading the Profession.

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