Since 2010, the Janelle Othersen Visiting Professorship Lecture has contributed to broadening the educational experience of MUSC nursing students and faculty by bringing engaging and influential health care professionals to campus. Th annual presentation aims to encourage thought-provoking conversations and ideas, while also allowing dedicated nursing students be exposed to a diverse and vibrant array of nurse leaders, backgrounds, and ideas.
Incoming College of Nursing dean, Linda Weglicki, PhD, RN, MSN, will present, “Promoting Areas of Distinction: Navigating Challenges and Opportunities Collaboratively.” Dr. Weglicki will take over to lead the college beginning July 1 and comes to the role from Florida Atlantic University Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing where she was a professor and the associate dean for nursing research and scholarship and PhD studies 
All students, faculty, staff, regional alumni, donors and the South Carolina nursing community are invited to attend. The lecture will be presented on Wednesday, July 18 at 4:00 p.m. in the MUSC Drug Discovery Auditorium (70 President St.), followed by a reception.