Hickey is a Professor of Nursing at Columbia University Medical Center and holds a joint appointment in the Division of Cardiology (electrophysiology) as both a family and adult nurse practitioner. Her interdisciplinary research, clinical practice and scholarship is focused in the areas of cardiac genetics, the clinical care of those with chronic cardiac conditions and arrhythmias, and the prevention of sudden cardiac death. Her current grant awards include a R01 from the National Institute of Nursing Research (iHEART) focusing on arrhythmia telehealth monitoring in those with atrial fibrillation, her newly awarded (multiple-PI) P30 award with Dr. Suzanne Bakken is focusing on improving symptom self-management for underserved populations with or at risk for chronic health conditions. In addition, she is serving to meld genetic and genomics approaches into improving personalized health as the Director of the P30 Precision Core.
Cardiac genetics, the clinical care of those with chronic cardiac conditions and arrhythmias, and the prevention of sudden cardiac death
Marshall is an Associate professor at William Paterson University in New Jersey, where she also has a private practice as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. Her areas of research are in pedagogy, simulation, neurocognitive aspects of therapy, trauma, and depression. She is the author of Becoming You: An Owner's Manual for Creating Personal Happiness (iuniverse press), Fast Facts for Managing Patients with a Psychiatric Disorder (Springer Publishing), and scores of research publications in peer reviewed journals. She has been recognized by multiple international organizations for her innovative teaching approaches, and is an internationally recognized speaker and a Fulbright Scholar Specialist in the area of Mental Health. Most recently she was a visiting Fulbright Scholar Specialist in Malta, where she worked with colleagues at the University of Malta and Mount Carmel Hospital. Her three decade of nursing experience, research, and certifications in psychiatric nursing, nursing administration, addiction management, and psychotherapy have won her the respect of her colleagues in nursing, medicine, psychology and public health.
Pedagogy, Simulation, Neurocognitive aspects of therapy, trauma, and depression, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and measurement and evaluation
Rega has been an emergency physician for over thirty years and has been board-certified in Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine until his retirement. At the present time, Dr. Rega’s activities have been concentrated in education and research at The University of Toledo College of Medicine where he is an Assistant Professor in both the Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine and the Department of Emergency Medicine. He currently has developed a number of semester courses relating to pandemics, global health, and disasters. Virtually all of his educational endeavors are multidisciplinary in nature (Medicine, Nursing, PA, Pharmacology, and Public Health) and make extensive use of simulation (Table-top and Functional exercises, Medical Gaming, High-Fidelity Simulations, Hybrid simulations, etc.).
Over the decades, Dr. Rega's eclectic interests have also resulted in a number of publications in peer-reviewed journals and grants associated with disaster medicine, simulation medicine, intraosseous infusions, acupuncture and pandemic preparedness and response.
Timothy Skinner trained as a Health Psychologist in the UK, moving to Australia in 2007. Commencing his PhD in 1995, his initial work focused on adolescents and young people with type 1 diabetes, subsequently expanding to include adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. How work has focused on the provision of person-centred care, and how to equip people with diabetes with the informational, emotional and behavioural resources to enable them to self-manage their diabetes. Thus he has worked on the development of several self-management education/support programs for adults newly diagnoses with type 2 diabetes (DESMOND), adolescents with type 1 diabetes (FACTS) and individual at high risk of developing diabetes (MAGDA). To inform the development of these programs Prof Skinner has focuses much of his research on the interaction between health care professionals and people with diabetes, in structured group programs and in traditional 1-1 consultations, as well as looking at how the Diabetes Health Care Team communicate and collaborate to support the person with diabetes. Most recently Prof Skinner has led the team at EmojiFit to develop a critically acclaimed app to support people with type 2 diabetes, now being used 29 countries, with over 300,000 social media follower.Skinner has published over 170 peer reviewed papers and is widely recognised as internationally leader in the field of psychosocial aspects of diabetes.
Obeid Al Rashoud Director of Nursing
Nursing Patients Relations, Ancillary & Support Services, Saudi Arabia
As an accomplished and successful Nursing Services professional with 35 years of rich experience including senior leadership roles with world-class medical facilities, I can bring substantial value addition as a key member of your esteemed organization. Currently I am associated with King Fahd Medical City the largest and most advanced tertiary care medical complex in the Middle East. At present I am the Director of Nursing, Nursing Patients Relations, Ancillary & Support Services covering the entire KFMC complex. I have also led as Directed of Nursing in Children's Specialty Hospital, Ambulatory Centre & Emergency and Operating Rooms. As a member of the Senior Nursing Leadership team of KFMC, I am contributing to the implementation of strategic plans to achieve goals and objectives aligned to overall organizational vision, objectives and values. Since 2012 as Director Nursing I have provided comprehensive direction to the operation of hospitals/units in delivering patient and family centred nursing services of the highest standards.
Surgical Operations, Physical Examination/Care & Diagnosis, General Medicine, Ancillary & Support Services, Medical Operations, Hospital Administration, Quality/ Process Improvement
Ya-Lie Ku is an associate professor in the College of Nursing, Fooyin University. Her interesting research includes innovative nursing teaching in the course of nursing practicum project production, spiritual nursing, elderly care, simulation teaching, and gender issues. For the innovative nursing course, she has developed an innovative research team for the purpose of cultivating the creativity in RN-BSN students as well as producing the innovative nursing products. Additionally, the effectiveness of a nursing practicum project production course was validated in enhancing the creativity of RN-BSN students. Furthermore, there are more than 30 patents developed in our innovative research team and published in the scientific articles. For the spiritual nursing, she has developed a spiritual care for cancer patients, and a spiritual distress scale as well as a spiritual nursing course and written a spiritual book. For the elderly care, she has developed a research team of investigating 3D (delirium, dementia, depression) for the elders along with the simulation teaching in the long-term care course. For the gender issues, she has developed a gender mainstreaming course for promoting the consciousness of gender equality, applying critical thinking on exploring relative issues and owning the capacity of multi-cultural gender equality among nursing students.
Spiritual Nursing, Nursing Projects, Creative Teaching, Gender Education, Elderly and Long-Term Care
CHEN, Hui-Chen is a full-time senior lecturer at the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, National University of Singapore (NUS). She completed his Masters of Nursing from the University of Sydney. Her research interests are on psychoeducation intervention for patients with chronic illness, assessment tools for patient screening process, patient education for enhancing self-efficacy, health behaviour and psychosocial well-being for patients and their caregivers in acute and community settings, and effective communication for healthcare providers and patients, health prevention and promotion. She is an editorial board member of Austin Journal of Nursing & Healthcare, USA. Prior joining NUS, Hui-Chen has extensive clinical and academic work experiences in Australia, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States of America. She is an active member of Minnesota Nursing Board and California Nursing Board (USA).
Medical Education, Effective Communication on Healthcare Providers, Psychoeducation for Chronic Illness