Augusta Health Nursing Conference 2022

Conference Details


Date: Friday, September 16th 

Address: Blackburn Inn, 3o1 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401

Time: 8:00a-4:30p

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Two Augusta Health Nursing team members

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Sarah E. Gray

Dr. Sarah E. Gray is a creative visionary whose mission is to equip and empower others. She discovered her passion for service and transformational leadership during her 15 years in emergency and occupational medicine. She is currently the Chief Nursing Officer for Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma), a softball coach, mentor, yoga instructor, and mom of two. Dr. Gray is a presenter, author, and coach on practical solutions and inspirational topics. She has spoken around the world, equipping healthcare providers with knowledge and tools to impact their professional development, specializing in professional branding and leadership.

Diane Twedell, D.N.P., M.S., R.N., CENP

Diane Twedell, D.N.P., M.S., R.N., CENP, is a nurse administrator who works with the Mayo Clinic Care Network Chief Nursing Officer Affinity Group members domestically and internationally. She also is member of the due diligence review team and is active in health care consulting for nursing.  
Diane has been employed at Mayo Clinic for over 34 years with experience in nursing practice, education, and administration.   Her progressive leadership roles have spanned both the academic and community practices including most recently serving as Chief Nursing Officer within the Mayo Clinic Health System. Diane has significant experience presenting nationally and internationally on practice and leadership issues, published extensively, and has represented Mayo Clinic at the state legislature on many nursing related health policy issues.  
Diane has a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Rush University in Chicago and a Master of Nursing degree from the University of Minnesota. She is an assistant professor of nursing at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, and actively serves on several professional organizations including the American Organization for Nursing Leadership and Minnesota Organization of Leaders in Nursing.