The University of New Mexico's Center for Health Policy hosts a spring 2011 lecture series concerning the future of nursing Thursday, March 24 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m in the Student Union Building, ballroom C.

"Leading Change, Advancing Health: A Case Study in Health Policy Issue Framing," features Sue Hassmiller, senior advisor for nursing at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Hassmiller, who joined RWJF in 1997, currently heads the foundation's initiative on the future of nursing, which aims to identify new solutions for nursing in areas of recruitment, education, retention and new technology.