Prof. Kevin Browne is Chair of Forensic Psychology and Child Health, as well as Director of the Professional Doctorate Programmes in Forensic Psychology and the research Centre for Forensic and Family Psychology. He first held academic appointments at the University of Surrey, University of Leicester and University of Birmingham Medical School before being appointed as Professor and Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre in Child Care and Protection at the School of Psychology, University of Birmingham from 1998 to 2007. He then became the Chair of Forensic and Child Psychology at the School of Psychology, University of Liverpool (2007 to 2009). In 2009 he joined the University of Nottingham as Chair of Forensic Psychology and Child Health, and then became Head of the Institute for Work, Health & Organisations (I-WHO) in August 2010 until it was incorporated into the School of Medicine Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology in September 2013. Clinical Practice Professor Browne is a Fellow of the Society for Biology (FSB) and is registered with the Health Care and Professions Council (HCPC) as a forensic psychology practitioner. He is also a Chartered Forensic Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and holds a European Practicing Certificate in Psychology. In addition, he is listed in the Expert Witness Register of Chartered Psychologists under the auspices of the British Psychological Society (BPS).
Prof. Browne's research interests are concerned with health systems and organisations to support the transition to parenthood, maternal health and child health. In particular, he is interested in the concept of infanticide and child abandonment and its relationship to economic transition and poverty. He is currently researching this topic with a grant (EU 350,000) from the European Union Daphne programme in collaboration with 9 country partners.
Professor Christopher Alan Lewis is based at the Centre for Education Studies, University of Warwick (UK). He is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Bashkir State University (Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia). He has held previous academic positions at Glyndwr University and the University of Ulster. He holds degrees in Psychology (BSc, MPhil, DPhil) and Education (MSc, MEd) from the University of Ulster (Northern Ireland), and Theology (MA) from Bangor University (Wales). He is a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol), Chartered Health Psychologist (CPsychol (Health)), Chartered Scientist (CSci), and Associate Fellow (AFBPsS) of the British Psychological Society. He has published 243 peer-reviewed articles, 33 book chapters, 9 books, and 18 journal special issues (plus 2 in press). He is founding Co-Editor of the journal Mental Health, Religion & Culture since its inception in 1998. He is Consulting Editor of the Pakistan Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology and serves on the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Mental Health, the Journal of Psychiatry and Behaviour Therapy, the Bahria Journal of Professional Psychology, JASS, and the Journal of Beliefs and Values. He was formerly Editor of the Irish Journal of Psychology and formerly Consulting Editor of the Journal of Social Psychology. He has a H-index of 34 and 7077 citations.
His research interests are within the areas of Health, Clinical, and Developmental Psychology, typically from an Individual Differences perspective, and include: i) Psychology of peace, conflict, and violence (e.g., childhood bullying, dissociation; self-harm; trauma, aggression), ii) Psychology of religion (e.g., religion, mental health, and culture; psychometrics; beliefs and values; religious diversity), iii) Positive psychology, and iv) Psychometrics. Recent edited books include Assessment of mental, health and religion: The development and examination of psychometric measures (London: Routledge, 2018), Psychological type, religion and culture (London: Routledge, 2018), Ethnic and religious conflicts: Social-psychological analysis of the UK’s experience (Ufa: Bashkir State University, 2016), Aspects of terrorism and martyrdom: Dying for good, dying for God (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2013), and Ireland: Economic, political and social issues (Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science, 2013). A third edition of the book An introduction to psychological test and scales (London: Psychology Press, 2019) is currently in preparation.
Thomas Lüscher is Director of Research, Education and Development, and a Consulting Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital Trust and Imperial College in London, UK. Professor Lüscher’s research is translational in nature and focuses on coronary artery disease, specifically on the role of endothelium-derived mediators in the regulation of vascular tone and structure, platelet-vessel wall interactions, coagulation in aging, hypertension, lipid disorders and atherosclerosis, and inflammatory pathways in coronary artery disease, particularly in acute coronary syndromes. He is an active general and interventional cardiologist with a broad clinical scope and large experience in prevention, coronary and valvular heart disease, percutaneous interventions and heart failure. He is chairman of the publications committee and ex - o fficio non-voting board member of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), Professor Lüscher has obtained numerous research prizes and prestigious lectureships worldwide. He is also editor-in-chief of the European Heart Journal and former Associate Editor of Europe for Circulation , the Journal of the American Heart Association. Professor Lüscher is rated as one of the 0.5% most cited scientists worldwide by the Institute for Scientific Information . He has authored or coauthored over 500 original research articles and more than 200 reviews, book chapters and monographs including the ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine /ESC Casrdiomed .
Lüscher’s research is translational in nature and focuses on coronary artery disease, specifically on the role of endothelium-derived mediators in the regulation of vascular tone and structure, platelet-vessel wall interactions, coagulation in aging, hypertension, lipid disorders and atherosclerosis, and inflammatory pathways in coronary artery disease, particularly in acute coronary syndromes. He is an active general and interventional cardiologist with a broad clinical scope and large experience in prevention, coronary and valvular heart disease, percutaneous interventions and heart failure.
Clinical Implications of Placental examination, Clinical value of perinatal autopsy
Yukie Takemura, RN, PHN, Certified Nurse Administrator, Ph.D. is an associate professor of the Department of Nursing Administration, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo. She had been working at hospitals as a director of the nursing department before she got the current position. She desires to develop systems and methodology to bring out the potential of nursing and healthcare organizations to contribute to the well-being of not only patients but also workers. With this aim, she has been working to clarify complex organizational phenomena and find key factors for effective organizational management and development.
The current study is part of a project that aims to develop a multiple case study method in the field of nursing administration. Using this method, her colleague and she sought to describe organizational phenomena at hospitals in Fukushima after the earthquake-triggered nuclear accident. Support programs for nurse managers are also her research concerns.
Reezena is Manager of Education & Transformation for Mee Memorial hospital, northern California. She is a veteran Trauma Critical Care RN and has worked as Educator/Clinical Instructor for BSN/ADN/LPN programs, while concurrently working at the bedside. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Doctor of Nursing Practice, Healthcare Systems Leadership, Dec 2016, Chamberlain College of Nursing. She obtained her MSN from American Sentinel University, BSN- Deaconess College of Nursing, critical care certification (CCRN), AACN, and initial nurse training (RGN) from Oxford Brookes University, England. Reezena is an author with peer-reviewed journal publications and eradio blog interviews on various nursing issues with Inurse radio (International Nurses Association, 2015). She shares her expertise at national & international nursing and healthcare conferences.
Nursing and Healthcare
Dr. Alher Mauricio Hernandez Valdeveiso is expert in mechanical ventilation in critical care units and the development of new technologies for pressure injuries prevention.
Bioinstrumentation and Clinical Engineering, Mechanical ventilation in critical care units.
Dr. Gilbert is a biostatistician with Learning Sciences, Adtalem Global Education. He also holds appointments as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Center for Teaching & Learning, Ross University School of Medicine and the Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, Drexel University. He received a BA in Psychology from Baylor University, Master of Science in Public Health with a concentration in Biostatistics & Epidemiology from the University of South Carolina, and a Doctorate of Education from Argosy University. Dr. Gilbert is also credentialed as a Professional Statistician (PStat®) by the American Statistical Association.
Dr. Gilbert has substantial experience in medical education, nursing education, veterinary education, and the quantitative evaluation of instructional modalities and health educational systems.
First Deputy Minister of Health of Moscow; Actual State Service Counsellor; Head of territorial agency of Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare and Social Development Roszdravnadzor of Moscow and Moscow region; Doctor of the USSR judo national team. Chairman of the Board of Deans (directors) of Faculties (Institutes) of Medicine of the state universities of the Ministry of Education of Russia. Chairman of the Academic Methodological Association on the extended group of professions, specialties and fields of studies 34.00.00 “Nursing care”. Member of the Coordination Board of the Ministry of Health Care of the Russian Federation in the field of study “Healthcare and medical sciences”. Member of Coordination Boards of the Ministry of Health Care of the Russian Federation on development of continuous medical and pharmaceutical education and ensuring transition to accreditation of specialists. Member of Board of Rectors of medical and pharmaceutical higher education institutions of the Ministry of Health Care of the Russian Federation.
Medical education, state control over circulation of narcotics and psychotropic substances, control over the quality of medical treatment
PhD in Development and Psychological Intervention by the University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain (2002), with Portuguese recognition in Nursing Sciences (2005). Post-Doctorate in Collective Health, University of Fortaleza, Brazil (2017). Coordinating professor at the University of Madeira, Researcher at UICISA-E and CINTESIS. Visiting Researcher CAPES / FUNCAP at UNIFOR, Brazil, published 40 articles in specialized journals and 76 papers in event notices, has 11 chapters of books and 4 books published. It has 187 technical production items. Participated in 48 events abroad and 157 in Portugal. Guided 3 doctoral theses and coorienta 3, guided 6 master's dissertations, in addition to having supervised completion of undergraduate and graduate studies in the areas of Sociology, Other Social Sciences, Health Sciences and Psychology. Received 11 awards and / or honors. Between 2005 and 2008 he coordinated 1 research project. Currently participates in 5 research projects, and coordinates 2 of these. He works in the areas of Medical Sciences with emphasis in Health Sciences, Social Sciences with emphasis in Psychology and Social Sciences with emphasis in Sociology. In his professional activities he interacted with 121 collaborators in co-authoring of scientific works.
In her curriculum from Góis, the most frequent terms in the contextualization of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural production are: Research, Pressure Ulcers (UPP), Nursing, Aging, Prevention, Gerontology, Older Adults, Mental Health, Anxiety Depression and Suicidal Risk in Adolescents, Validation of the Multidimensional Endler Anxiety Scale, Adolescent Illness. She is currently a visiting researcher in the Postgraduate Program in Medical Sciences of the University of Fortaleza, Brazil.
Rokaia Al Shualah has completed her MSN degree from University of Dammam with a first-class honor. She is leading Nursing Education & Training, Royal Commission Hospital in Jubail Saudi Arabia. She has published in many national and international journals, lately was in the show edition of Arab Health Magazine. She has also participated in many national and international conferences. She is a member in “Saudi Heart Association”, “The Saudi Critical Care Society” and “European Society of Cardiology”.
Nursing and Public Health