Professor Sarah Neill is a Professor in Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health at the University of Plymouth.
Sarah is a children’s nursing academic with over 20 years’ experience in higher education, initially focussed on teaching and learning for the next generation of children’s nurses, then gradually more focussed on research.
Sarah’s research is focussed on acute childhood illness in children under five years of age, predominantly in the home and in first contact health services, such as primary care and urgent and emergency care.
She works collaboratively with parents and health care professionals to understand patient and professionals experiences, their decision making and to develop interventions to improve access to care for acutely ill children.
Sarah leads the Acutely Sick Kid Safety Netting Interventions for Families (ASK SNIFF) research programme www.asksniff.org.uk and is the Chief Investigator on the Before Arrival at Hospital (BeArH) NIHR RfPB funded project https://www.northampton.ac.uk/research/before-arrival-at-hospital-bearh/ Sarah is a qualitative researcher with a specific interest in Glaserian grounded theory.
Internationally Sarah co-Chairs the International Network for Child and Family Centred Care.
2011- PhD Nursing - University of Lisbon
1995 - Master in Nursing Sciences - Catholic University of Lisbon
1990 – Specialist in Medical-Surgical Nursing -Madeira Nursing School
2005-2007 Summer Course for PhD students, promoted by the European Academy of Nursing
Science, at the Universities of Manchester and York, England and Maastricht, Netherlands.
1997- Postgraduation in Bioethics from the Institute of Higher Studies of the Cine-Forum of
Funchal and Center for Bioethics Studies of Coimbra- Portugal.
-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the São José de Cluny School of Nursing (ESESJC)
-Chairman of the Technical-Scientific Council of ESESJC
-Chairman of the Pedagogical Council of ESESJC
“Gudrún Kristjánsdóttir is a Professor of Nursing and chair of Children‘s nursing at the University of Iceland and the National University Hospital at Landspitali in Reykjavik.
Her main research areas are the health and well-being of children and parents. She is currently working on a project with a research group on the impact of intensive care on children and their parents focusing on a variety of risk factors.
Stress and wellbeing being a special focus in developing clinical interventions to promote wellbeing and prevent post-traumatic stress and distress. She has published research e.e. on pain in children, bullying in school-children and needs and sleep of parents in hospitals.”
Maria do Rosário Pinto is a Nursing Professor at Nursing School of Lisbon-Portugal, RN and Specialist in Medical-Surgical Nursing, MSc in Gender Sociology and PhD in Nursing.
An Adjunct Professor, with the experience of coordinating Internationalization in Healthcare Education area, former Vice-president of Pedagogical Council and member of several organizations in nursing area .
Research areas are Complex Interventions Effectiveness Assessment, Diabetes Therapeutic Education, Emergency and Critical Care, Reflexive and critical thinking, Healthcare associated infection.
Is a member of UICISA-E, a Portuguese Nursing Research Accredited Unit.
ORCID number: orcid.org/0000-0001-6786-6069
Linked In account: https://www.linkedin.com/in/m-rosario-pinto-89556468/
Present positions, content and responsibilities
1. University of Southern Denmark
Since 01/02/2002, present contract as associate professor from 01/08/2005 ongoing.
Coordinator responsibility for the Implementation, International, transnational and global health, and Heath impact assessment (offered within electives) modules, leader of Global health specialization track in MSC program
Supervision of bachelor and master thesis work – exact list see below
PhD supervision (including co-supervisorship of PhD at University of Ghana,
KNUST Kumasi, Ghana and Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic)
Partner in DREAMS project (www.dreamsproject.dk) on development of IT based tools for health in EIA, 2020-2023
Coordinator of “Risk assessment from policy to impact dimension” – RAPID project – a collaborative project of 13 partners by EAHC of DG SANCO of EC, 2009-2012
Coordinator of the „Health impact assessment in new member states, accession and pre-accession countries – HIA-NMAC“ a collaborative research of 11 partners funded by DG SANCO of EC, 2005-2007
Danish partner in „the Effectiveness of health impact assessment“ research project coordinated by European Center for Health Policy of WHO, funded by DG SANCO of EC, 2004-2007
Associate editor of Health Promotion International 2018- ongoing
Associate editor of International Journal of Public health, 2013 - ongoing
Associate editor of International journal for Environmental and Public Health Research 2018- ongoing
Duncan has over 20 years of experience as an educator and researcher in children’s nursing.
In 2016 he published the 1 st children’s nursing theory designed for children and their childhoods (see www.pragmaticchildrensnursing.com). His research includes studies that focus on children’s views of community nursing and various aspects of children’s palliative care. He has published studies using Q methodology and other mixed and qualitative methods.
He regularly presents at national and international conferences. Duncan currently leads children’s nursing at Bournemouth University as well as engaging with, and leading, professional communities in children’s palliative care and research in the UK and in international networks.
Stefan Nilsson is an associate professor of care science and a registered nurse who specialises in paediatric care. He has a PhD in nursing. He is a senior lecturer and researcher at the Institute for Health and Caring Sciences, University of Gothenburg and the University of Gothenburg Centre for Person-Centred Care (GPCC).
His research focuses on the participation of children and young people in health care and especially the participation of children and young people with long-term illness and disability. His research also investigates children and young people in the role of relatives and examines the design and evaluation of support systems for children and young people with pain and stress. He is the principal investigator for two projects (HOPE and PicPecc) that develop and evaluate complex interventions.
Dr. Mohammad A. Al-Motlaq (email@example.com) is an Associate Professor at the Maternal Child and Family Health Department, the Faculty of Nursing, The Hashemite University, Jordan. Currently in a sabbatical leave as an Associate Professor and department head at Alghad International Colleges for Applied Medical Sciences, Medina, SA. Mohammad has lectured in several universities in different parts of the world and has authored more than 40 articles and book chapters in child health. He has attended and presented in more than twenty national and international conferences. His research interests include promoting child and family health, Child and Family Centered Care, evaluating health promotion programs, development of child friendly instruments for nursing and public health research, contemporary issues of health and nursing practice, chronic illnesses of childhood, attitudes and behavior of children, and child behavioral assessment methods.
Imelda Coyne is a Professor in Children’s Nursing, and Co-director of the Trinity Research in Childhood Centre, Trinity College Dublin. She is a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin, Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and a Fellow of the European Academy of Nursing Science. She is the Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health (IJAHM). https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/ijamh/html?lang=en
Her research focuses on children’s participation rights, child and family-centred care, shared decision-making, technological interventions for chronic illness management and transition from child to adult healthcare services. Her research on transition practices has led to the creation of a dedicated free eHealth resources (www.SteppingUp.ie ) to prepare youth for transition which has won awards for co-design and best hospital project for youth with chronic conditions and development of a national policy on transition. Prof. Coyne actively promotes the inclusion of children and families in research and has co-published a text on participatory methodologies to research children and young people’s lives https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-71228-4.
She is currently leading an RCT to promote adolescents’ engagement and provider education in diabetes clinic encounters (PACE study).