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D’Antonio to deliver Bullough lecture

Published September 26, 2013

Patricia D’Antonio, Killebrew-Censits Endowed Term Chair in Undergraduate Education and chair of the Department of Family and Community Health in the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, will present the UB School of Nursing’s annual Bonnie Bullough Lecture at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4 in 125 Kapoor Hall, South Campus.

The lecture, titled “American Nursing: A History of Knowledge, Authority and the Meaning of Work,” is free and open to the public. Space is limited; those wishing to attend should register at

The Bullough lecture, named for the late dean of the UB School of Nursing, is designed for interested nursing professionals.

D’Antonio is a nurse, historian and the editor of the Nursing History Review, the official journal of the American Association for the History of Nursing. Her research positions nurses as absolutely central to the larger interdisciplinary histories of institutions, clinical practice, health care policy and women's care work. In 2012, she received the President’s Award from the American Association for the History of Nursing.

D’Antonio’s clinical specialty is adult psychiatric/mental health nursing, and her particular interest is in the consultation/liaison role. She is an active member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and serves on a task force charged by the American Academy of Nursing with constructing psychiatric/ mental health competencies for baccalaureate nursing students.