Rose E. Constantino, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN, FACFE, is Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Department of Health and Community Systems. She teaches Forensic Nursing based on the content of a book she co-edited "Forensic Nursing: Evidence-based Principles and Practice published by F. A. Davis in 2013. Her pro bono family law practice representing clients in court is founded on her research on the consequences of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) on the health, safety and well-being of women, men and children worldwide. Her current research is in evaluating the effectiveness of Online and Mobile delivery of health interventions to survivors of IPV as a disruptive innovation (HELPP Zone app) in building healthy relationships and preventing relationship violence
Souzan Hawala-Druy, MPH, BSN, is a faculty at Howard University-College of Nursing, USA. She is a presenter, keynote speaker, and guest lecturer at national and international conferences, seminars, and workshops for topics related to culture competence's curriculum development and enhancement, and Millennial as health professionals. She developed and teaches: 1) Interdisciplinary Culture Competency course for health sciences students, 2) Culture Competency for Master of Clinical & Translational Research. Also, peer reviewer for international nursing and medical journals. Co-authored a book chapter, 2011, Culture Competency and Sensitivity in Human Simulation, in Human Simulation for Health Professions; co-authored a journal article, 2012, Interdisciplinary: Cultural Competency and Culturally Congruent Education for Millennial in Health Profession; and authored a book chapter, 2014, Cultural Competency for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing, in Core Curriculum for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing.
A graduate of Aleppo University, Syria, Dr. Hammami completed his postdoctoral research in Pediatrics at the Newborn Center of the University of Tennessee in Memphis, and then accepted a faculty appointment at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan and a research position at the Detroit Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics. In 2006 he was granted the American Medical Association (AMA) foundation for Excellence in Medicine and Leadership award for his public health advocacy and community work. He was awarded the "Health Policy Champion Award" by the Michigan Department of Community Health in 2011, Arab American of the Year in Medicine in 2012 and nominated by the White House for Heroes for Health in 2013.
MRS Alison Burton Shepherd is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing at De Montfort University Leicester UK. In 2010 she became a Queens Nurse, which is an award given for excellence in Nursing Care within the Community Setting. She works as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and is an Independent Nurse Prescriber. Mrs Burton-Shepherd is also an Inspector for the Care Quality Commission.
Anastasia Mallidou is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Victoria, a Research Affiliate at the University's Centre on Aging (COAG), and a Research Affiliate in the Fraser Health Authority. After completing her undergraduate (BScN) and graduate (MScN) studies at the University of Athens, Greece, she obtained her doctoral degree (PhD) and post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Alberta supported by the Hellenic States Scholarship Foundation (IKY), the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation and the former Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research. Dr. Mallidou has an extensive experience in nursing administration and health services management and leadership.
Dr Ritin Fernandez is the Professor of Nursing at the Centre for Research in Nursing and Health which is a joint initiative between the University of Wollongong and St George Hospital Kogarah, Australia. Ritin is also the Director of the Centre for Evidence Based Initiatives in Health Care: A collaborating centre of the Joanna Briggs Institute. Her teaching and research interests have focused on evidence based practice, patient safety, chronic disease management, cardiovascular disease and health in culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Ritin has extensive experience in systematic reviews and meta-analysis having published numerous reviews in the Cochrane Library and the Joanna Briggs database. Since 2000 Ritin has obtained over $1,000000 in competitive grants. Ritin has published over 120 peer reviewed journal articles and is currently supervising 10 Research Higher Degree students.
Amanda qualified as an RGN in 1986 and has worked in a wide range of specialties. In 2005 Amanda was appointed as a children's nursing lecturer in 2005. Over this 10 year period Amanda has shared her nursing experiences with student nurses, especially in relation to children's long term conditions, transition to adult services and supporting the student with transition to a qualified practitioner. In 2010 Amanda led a scoping project to ascertain the viability of a Cert HE for Assistant practitioners; this program has successfully run for 4 years. This program of study is now a 2 year Foundation degree.
May began her nursing career in 1984. Since then she held several international positions in nursing management, education and research. May has gained a Masters of Nursing (Honors) from the University of Southern Queensland and is currently a PhD candidate with the University Of Wollongong, Australia. As a Nurse Educator, May has published and presented at national and international conferences on optimizing clinical placements for undergraduate nursing students and graduate RN practice readiness. May is currently, seconded to the University of Sunshine Coast, Australia on a project to explore new placement models in collaboration with a large tertiary teaching hospital in Queensland.
Leandro Barbosa de Pinho earned his degree in Nursing from the Federal University of Pelotas (2003), he did Masters in Nursing from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (2005) and Doctorate in Psychiatric Nursing from the University of São Paulo (2009) with doctoral stage at the University Of Humanities Faculty Of Almeria (Spain). He is currently working as Associate Professor of the Federal University of Rio Nursing Grande do Sul and holds the position of Advisor to the Psychiatric Nursing Department of the Porto Alegre University Hospital. He is permanent teacher for the Post –Graduates in nursing department. He has experience in the nursing area, working in the thematic area "mental health" and is developing studies in the concentration of Policies and Practices in Health and Nursing and Research in Political Line, evaluation and health care and nursing.
Juliann Perdue is Professor of Nursing Director, Undergraduate Program she has earned her DNP from Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA in year 2012, she did complete her MSN, FNP from University of Phoenix, Ontario Campus in year 2004, she received her BSN degree from University of Texas, El Paso, TX in 1983, her Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests includes Complementary & Alternative Therapies; Animal-Assisted Therapy.
Taha's research expertise is in pediatric nursing, children with neurosurgical and neurological disorders, risk behavior of adolescents and global health. She also is studying the use of technology and high-impact teaching practices with college students.
Dr. Reem AL-Dossary is a Saudi citizen; received her Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing in 2003 from King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. She is a licensed registered nurse in Virginia, USA. Dr. AL-Dossary earned her Masters of Health Care Management, from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom in 2008. She received a Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education from George Mason University in 2013. She completed her PhD at George Mason University, USA. Dr. AL-Dossary started her career as a teaching assistance in the Nursing College at King Faisal University, Damman. She then was promoted as lecturer at Dammam University and worked there for 9-years. She also has worked as an adjunct faculty at George Mason University. Currently, she is an associate professor at the University of Dammam. Dr. AL-Dossary is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Virginia League for Nursing, and Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars. She was awarded funding through Sigma Theta Tau International and a dissertation completion grant through George Mason University to support her dissertation. She has a background in nursing management and administration, education and research. Dr. AL-Dossary is researching Residency programs and issues impacting new Saudi graduate nurses in extending her PhD studies. Dr. AL-Dossary has published academic papers in peer-reviewed nursing journals, and participated in more than 20 reputed conferences as a speaker or with posters.
Dr. Saleh has worked as a staff nurse in medical-surgical and oncology units and was a clinical instructor and nurse researcher at the University of Kentucky. He has been in nursing education since 2001 and has worked as a nurse educator, head of nursing education department, and nursing faculty. Dr. Saleh has published several qualitative and quantitative research articles in professional nursing journals. Dr. Saleh has expertise in curriculum and program development, theory-based nursing practice, nursing staff development, leadership and management, and oncology nursing.
Bassem Salah Saleh has completed his BS in Nursing 1991 from USA. Completed his Master in Health Care Administration, Leadership from Bellevue, Omaha, Nebraska, USA. PhD Candidate. Work as Executive Director of Nursing Affairs at Security Forces Hospital Program – Makkah- Saudi Arabia.