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A Judie
Editor in Chief
Assistant Professor 
College of Nursing
Sultan Qaboos University
Oman
 
Email: dr.a.judie@gmail.com
 
Biography :

Dr. A. Judie, RN, RM, MSc (N), PhD (N), DNSc, (MBA) is a highly competent, self-motivated and enthusiastic person with 18 years of professional experience in Nursing. Presently Dr. A. Judie is the Dean of SRM College of Nursing, SRM University, India. Her areas of expertise includes Research, Academics, Administration, Counselling skills, Communication skills and Problem solving skills. She is the recipient of various awards namely Best Nursing Initiative Award , Best women leader Award , Best Teacher Award twice, Young Achiever in Nursing award , Life Time Achievement Doctorate Award and Rashtriya Vidya Saraswathi Puraskar. She is the Vice president of “Nursing PhD Society”. She has authored various books and the editorial board member of few internationally reputed journals. She has published more than 40 research articles in National and International journals. She also has presented more than 30 papers in National and International conferences. She has guided more than 26 doctoral scholars in their research.

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Epilepsy management programmes, Health related quality of life, Evidence based practice, Psycho social interventions, Chronic kidney disease, Growth and development, Pain management, Learning disability, Autism management

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Marilyn Wideman

Marilyn Wideman
Professor
Department of Community Systems and Mental Health Nursing
College of Nursing
Rush University
United States

Email: Marilyn_K_Wideman@rush.edu

 
Biography :

Marilyn Wideman, DNP, RN-BC, FAAN, is a Professor at Rush University College of Nursing, Associate Provost of Professional Education and Community Engagement and Associate Vice President of Community Healthcare Practice. Dr. Wideman’s experience is in areas of psychiatric and community nursing, at-risk populations, administration and program development. Dr. Wideman’s work has focused on academic, community, and service partnerships that blend practice, teaching, and research to develop innovative models of health care for at-risk populations. These models are designed to promote the health of diverse populations by bringing care to people where they live, learn and work. Her novel health care programs have enhanced access and outcomes for underserved individuals, families and communities and provide exposure to new models of care for Rush’s interprofessional health care students. Her work has been replicated by others and has won national and international recognition through awards and practice innovation recognition by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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Community health needs assessment, Service learning, Underserved populations, Community Health, Administration, Program development.

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Margaret M. Hansen

Margaret M. Hansen
Professor
School of Nursing Health Professions
University of San Francisco
United states

Email: mhansen@usfca.edu

 
Biography :

Margaret M. Hansen is a committed and experienced academic leader serving as Professor of Nursing at the University of San Francisco. She provides leadership in research, education, and service as a valued contributor to the School of Nursing and Health Professions. She serves as chair and team member of numerous committees, including developing and delivering presentations in connection with applying technology in healthcare and education both domestically and internationally. Margaret demonstrates a passion for teaching, collaborating, developing communities of practice, and establishing evidencebased outcomes for learning and healthcare technologies. Her additional strengths include: Academic Growth & Learning; Staff Engagement; Student Advising & Development; Instructional Design; Health Education; Technology in Healthcare; Academic Advising; Professional Presentations and Editorial Publishing.

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Use of mobile technologies in promoting health and well-being for adult patients and the use of technology in enhancing higher education students’ learning and retention of information. She is specifically interested in the use of Social Media and its impact on patient education and student learning.

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Rita Marie John

Rita Marie John
Associate Professor
School of Nursing
Columbia University
United States

Email: rmj4@cumc.columbia.edu

 
Biography :

Rita Marie John is an Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing in the Columbia University. Teaching continuing education courses around the United States sparked her interest in education. In 1997, she joined the faculty at CUSON. Since 2001, she has been the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program Director at the School of Nursing. In 2005, she received her doctor of nursing practice and became a diplomate in The American Board of Comprehensive Care. She was inducted into the Seton Hall University School of Nursing Hall of Honor. In 2008, she was inducted into the Glenda Garvey Teaching Academy and in 2009, earned her doctorate in education from Teacher’s College. In 2010, she was given the Dorothy and Thomas O’Neil Distinguished Faculty Award. Her research interest centers on informatics, nursing education, and primary care issues including immunizations and obesity. She is the author of over 55 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

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Victoria T. Grando

Victoria T. Grando
Associate Professor
College of Nursing & Health Innovation
Arizona State University
United States

Email: Victoria.Grando@asu.edu

 
Biography :

In general, my research aims are to increase or stabilize the physical and cognitive functioning of older adults and to decrease the functional decline of frail older adults living in long-term care setting and congregated housing for the aged. I have a specific interest in older adults’ Activities of Daily Living. As a result, my research revolves around the intersection among the following: frailty, dementia, long term care settings, activities of daily living, and the physical/cognitive functioning of older adults. I use a mixed methods approach in my research and I have expertise in Ethnographic research method and Big data sets research. My theoretical perspective is Orem’s Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory. In addition, I have done historical nursing research.

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Barbara J. Hatcher

Barbara J. Hatcher
Associate Professor
School of Nursing
George Mason University
United states

Email: bhatche3@gmu.edu

 
Biography :

Barbara J Hatcher, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN is an Associate Professor of Nursing at George Mason University where she teaches health administration and health policy courses and has responsibility for the nursing administration track of the DNP program. Additionally , she is a global health consultant and leader with significant experience in health advocacy, national and international health policy, governmental affairs, national and international association management and state/national professional regulation. Currently, she is involved in global efforts to advance nursing leadership in the areas of social justice, the rule of law and health diplomacy. She is a peer-reviewed author and public speaker. Dr. Hatcher has received numerous awards and recognitions including the Josephine A Dolan Award for Public Service from the University of Connecticut, the Trailblazer Award from the National Black Nurses Association and an inductee in the American Academy of Nursing and the Waterbury (CT) Hall of Fame.

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health policy, ethics in global health, health care services, public health  and health workforce

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Nancy W Selix

Nancy W Selix
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing and Health professions
University of San Francisco
United States

Email: nwselix@usfca.edu

 
Biography :

Dr. Nancy Selix is a nurse midwife, family nurse practitioner, and an associate professor of nursing with a wide variety of interests that include health care policy creation, postpartum depression, maternal mental health, primary care, transgender health, and education of nurse practitioner and graduate level nursing students. Her expertise is in both clinical and academic areas with a focus on inter-professional education and clinical practice.

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Research Interest :

Postpartum Mood Disorders, Health Care Policy and Advocacy, Integration of Mental Health and Primary Care, Maternal and Infant Health, Interdisciplinary Education and Collaboration.

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Geri C. Reeves

Geri C. Reeves
Assistant Professor
Vanderbilt School of Nursing
Vanderbilt University
United States

Email: geri.reeves@Vanderbilt.Edu

 
Biography :

Geri C. Reeves, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, is an Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee, where she serves as the Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Program Director. She also teaches in the FNP program and serves as chair for DNP student scholarly projects. Dr. Reeves is an experienced nurse educator and clinician. She has expertise as a primary care provider in addition to experience in management of NP run clinics. She received her MSN from Vanderbilt school of nursing and her PhD from the University of Kentucky. She has served a reviewer for the journal Heart and Lung and the American Heart Association journal. Currently, she practices part-time at the Vanderbilt Williamson County walk in clinics. Dr. Reeves is a recipient of a number of honors and awards, including the Vanderbilt Graduate School, Distinguished Faculty Award. In 2014, she was named as one of Top 25 NP Program Professors by @nurseschools.

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Impact of depressive symptoms on outcomes in patients with chronic disease,chronic disease management.

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Juli Maxworthy

Juli Maxworthy
Assistant Professor
University of San Francisco
United States

Email: jcmaxworthy@usfca.edu

 
Biography :

Juli Maxworthy, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN, CNL, CPHQ, CPPS, CHSE is an Assistant Professor at the University of San Francisco where she is the Director for the Completion and BSN to DNP programs. She is also Chair Elect for the Healthcare Leadership and Innovations Department. Her last clinical position was that of VP of Quality and Risk. Dr. Maxworthy recently co-authored/edited the leading textbook for the Society of Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) entitled Defining Excellence in Simulation Programs as well as two textbooks for HCPro on Focused and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation. She is currently the Chair of the Simulation Committee for SSH and is a site surveyor. She is also the Region One Coordinator for Sigma Theta Tau International. In this role Dr. Maxworthy provides support to almost 30 chapters covering 8 states in the US and Canada. She has spoken at local, regional, national and international conferences on topics such as patient safety, quality and simulation.

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critical care, project management, epidemiology, financial management, simulation, quality and patient safety

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Beth A Staffileno

Beth A. Staffileno
Associate Professor
College of Nursing
Rush University Medical Center
United States

Email: Beth_A_Staffileno@rush.edu

 
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Jane Haines

Jane Haines
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh
United States

Email: ajh61@pitt.edu

 
Biography :

Jane Haines received her BSN from West Virginia Wesleyan College, and her Master of Science in Nursing Education and DNP from the University of Pittsburgh. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh in the Undergraduate Program. Dr. Haines has 33 years of medical-surgical nursing experience, and 26 years in Nursing Education. She is a Certified Med-Surg RN (CMSRN). She has worked as a Nurse Manager and in Staff Development. Her current area of expertise and research interest lies in the area of lung transplantation, specifically, factors that impact the stress and anxiety of those persons who are primary caregivers for lung transplant recipients. She works at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on a pulmonary step-down unit providing care to lung recipients and their caregivers who are experiencing post-transplant complications (rejection, infection, respiratory distress.)These persons come from all over the world to receive a transplant.

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Research Interest :

lung transplantation,specifically looking at ways to decrease and anxiety in caregivers of lung transplant recipients.

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Debra C. Martinez

Debra C. Martinez
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing and Health Professions
University of San Francisco
United States

Email: dcmartinez4@usfca.edu

 
Biography :

Debra C. Martinez PhD PNP RN Professional Registered Nurse for 31 years. Nursing experience encompasses pediatric and adult patients in acute care and community health settings. Nursing Educator in undergraduate, associate degree in nursing and licensed vocational nursing programs. Currently Assistant Professor in undergraduate nursing program at University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions. PhD in nursing with emphasis on border and rural health issues and health care disparities. Designed and conducted empirical and field research in epidemiology of Dental Health in Hispanic Children to determine factors that influence access and utilization of oral health services in an effort to decrease disparities amongst various groups. Co-faculty overseeing Latin Nursing Student Association at University of San Francisco. Participated as a panel participant in the Latinos in the Science Panel at USF. Participated in School of Nursing Diversity Group.

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Diana Baptiste

Diana Baptiste
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
Johns Hopkins University
United States

Email: dbaptis1@jhu.edu

 
Biography :

Diana Baptiste an Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON). She received a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from JHUSON in 2013. Her capstone project was focused on using evidence-based interventions to improve self-care and reduce hospital readmission for adults with Chronic Heart Failure. Her clinical expertise stems from providing care for diverse populations in community, public health and acute-care settings. She is a nurse educator who specializes in adult health, teaching in courses across all levels in the baccalaureate nursing program. She has served as principal and co-investigator of several funded and unfunded projects and has published and presented internationally in the area of heart failure, and pre-licensure nursing education. She currently serves on the education committee for the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses and an active member of the National League of Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International. As chair of a school-wide journal club, she teaches nursing students and clinicians critical appraisal skills, and how to use current literature to implement evidence-based practice projects in clinical practice areas.

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Research Interest :

Cardiovascular health and pre-licensure nursing education. Evidence-based practice; critical appraisal of literature and translational research.

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Lisa Y. Foertsch

Lisa Y. Foertsch
assistant professor
School of Nursing
University of Pittsburgh
United States

Email: lyf3@pitt.edu

 
Biography :

Mrs. Foertsch completed her MSN in 1989 and completed a DNP with Adult Medical Surgical Clinical Nurse Specialist Concentration in 2013. She has 25 years of teaching experience primarily caring for postoperative, surgical patients. She has taught in various academic settings and various educational levels including diploma nursing, associate degree and now baccalaureate. The last 10 years she has been employed as assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. Her capstone and specialty, research interest is in discharge education for the surgical patient on monitoring and detection of a surgical site infection. Additional academic interests include NCLEX preparation and test taking.

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Kazushi Okamoto

Kazushi Okamoto
Professor
School of Nursing & Health
Aichi Prefectural University
Japan

Email: okamoto@nrs.aichi-pu.ac.jp

 
Biography :

Kazushi Okamoto obtained his PhD in Public Health and Epidemiology in 1989 from the Aichi Medical University, Japan. Since 2014 he has been a Professor at Department of Public Health, Aichi Prefectural University School of Nursing & Health (Japan). His research program currently focuses on epidemiologic studies in the factors associated with the onset of Dementia, Neurodegenerative disease and Life-style related Disease using nutritional, biostatistical and computational approaches. He has published more than 50 papers in reputed journals, including Stroke and Annals of Epidemiology. He also serves as a reviewer, academic editor or editorial board member for several journals

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Rahul Bhargava

Rahul Bhargava
Professor of Ophthalmology
School of Medical Sciences & Research
Sharda University
India

Email: brahul2371@gmail.com

 
Biography :

Dr Rahul Bhargava is a Professor of Ophthalmology at the School of Medical Sciences & Research, Sharda University, Greater Noida, UP, India. Dr. Bhargava is an anterior segment surgeon and clinician scientist with primary research interests related to dry eye, uveitis and posterior capsule opacification. Dr Bhargava received his MBBS degree from Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla (Gold Medalist) with distinction in three subjects and M.S. in Ophthalmology from the same institute. He completed Fellowship in anterior segment from L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad India (FLVPEI) and has about 40 International and 30 national publications to his credit. Dr. Bhargava is member editorial board of International Journal of Ophthalmology, International Journal of Ophthalmic Research, International journal of Contemporary Surgery and many more. He has peer reviewed more than 200 manuscripts for various journals and is actively involved in clinical research and teaching.

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Omega 3 fatty acids, dry eye and uveitis

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Daniel J Lee

Daniel J. Lee
Department of Behavioral Health
Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital
United States

Email: daniel.lee2@yahoo.com

 
Biography :

Daniel Lee completed his bachelor’s degree at DeSales University with foci in biology, psychology, and neuroscience. In his spare time, Daniel competed as an amateur power lifter. He obtained a direct commission as a second lieutenant in the US Army and completed his doctorate of medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Dr. Lee was promoted to Captain and completed his residency in psychiatry at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. During residency, he developed keen interests in pharmacology, psychopharmacology, athletic and dietary supplements, research methodology, meta-analysis, bias in research, and PTSD. Dr. Lee is currently serving in his first duty assignment at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital in Fort Polk, LA where he serves in the roles of staff psychiatrist, external behavioral health consultant for primary care, chief of the traumatic brain injury clinic, chief of the multi-disciplinary clinic, and deputy chair of committees dealing with management of polypharmacy, controlled substances, and psychoactive substances.

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His research interests/areas of expertise include: military medicine, military psychiatry, pharmacologic treatments for treatment-refractory mood disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder screening and treatments, treatment-refractory posttraumatic stress disorder, psychoactive substances, drug-drug interactions, athletic supplements, weight loss supplements, energy supplements, bias assessment, meta-analysis, and research design

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Ali Yawar Alam

Ali Yawar Alam
Director Project Management Office
Directorate of Health Affairs
Ministry of Health
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Email: aliyawaralam@gmail.com

 
Biography :

Target driven, results oriented with a firm commitment to make a difference in Strategic Management including strategic planning, execution (Implementation, monitoring & evaluation) and strategic audit of activities/strategies, with a focus on change management, behavioral change management and provision of high class services to patients and healthcare clients in accordance with International quality and patient safety standards. Currently I am working as Director of Project Management Office in the Strategic Management Office in the Directorate of Health Affairs Alahsa, Ministry of health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. I am the resource person for Project management of the projects within the Alahsa health strategic plan plan for medium term (3 years) within the Directorate of Health Affairs, Alahsa (Governorate in Eastern Province), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The three year strategic plan has 8 domains including Medical services coverage (building of new hospitals, trauma centre, cancer hospital, primary health care units, dental centre and specialized clinical units in tertiary health care centres), human resource development, quality of care and patient safety, client satisfaction, structure & administrative systems, media affairs, E-health and utilization of resources. The job entails monitoring & evaluation, collaboration and meeting teams, trouble shooting, training of managers on project management, communication & reporting. Previously I was working as the Chief of Strategic Planning Unit in King Fahad Hospital Hofuf (KFHH)as well as Technical Assistant to the Hospital Director, KFHH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Strategic Management including strategic planning, execution and strategic audit (Triangulation) o Project Management o Risk Management of projects o Risk Management in healthcare o Prioritization of strategies o Balanced score card development for performance measurement o Training in project management for stake-holders (IPEC = Initiation, planning, Execution and Closure) o Development of Departmental Performance indicators o Developing M&E frameworks o Health services Research & evaluation o Leadership training/Operational plans development o Conducting Patient Tracer/System Tracer o Monitoring of compliance to JCI standards

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