Dr. Williamson obtained his doctorate (Ph.D.) from Plymouth University School of Nursing and Midwifery, where he is an Associate Professor. Much of his teaching concerns evidence and nursing practice. He has published extensively on issues of student support as well as other areas of clinical nursing. He has co-authored texts on undergraduate project planning, and action research. Dr Williamson was previously Associate Editor of The Open Nursing Journal before becoming Editor-in-Chief in 2019.
) University of Plymouth, School of Nursing and Midwifery The Exeter School of Nursing Exeter UK
Dean Whitehead is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery since January 2015 arriving after 10-years in New Zealand – and the UK prior to that. He sit on several international Executive Editorial / Advisory Journal Boards, including the Journal of Clinical Nursing, Nurse Education Today, International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing and ISRN – Nursing(International Scholarly Research Network).
His research interests in health promotion and health education theory and practice, health policy, public health and primary health care. He has over 150 theoretical/research publications in these fields and received the Emerald LiteratiNetwork ‘Highly Commended Award for Excellence 2006’
) Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences School of Nursing & Midwifery Flinders University Adelaide Australia
Dr. Catherine Aquino-Russell completed her B.Sc.N. from Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario; a critical care nursing certificate from the Health Sciences Center, Winnipeg, Manitoba; a Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg; and a PhD in Nursing from Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia while living in Indonesia. She has held numerous education, leadership, and administration positions in hospitals and universities in Canada. She presently holds the position of professor and past BN Program Director, Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick, Moncton Campus. She is also a Reconnective Healing ® foundational practitioner and certified in Thai Massage.
) Faculty of Nursing-Moncton Campus University of New Brunswick, Moncton Fredericton, NB Canada
Ayman Hamdan-Mansour is a professor in psychiatric nursing. He obtained his PhD from Pittsburgh university school of nursing. Currently he is a professor in psychiatric mental health nursing at the school of nursing, the University of Jordan. His research interest is in substance use, psychiatric nursing care, youth mental health, child and women abuse, and primary mental health care. He has more than 100 theoretical and research articles in this field. He received many awards as distinguished researcher at national and regional level for his research and scientific contribution.
) School of Nursing The University of Jordan Amman Jordan
Dr Wilkinson has a PhD in Vertebrate Physiology form Macquarie University, Sydney where she investigated the impact of caffeine on embryo development. Dr Wilkinson also has postgraduate qualifications in higher education. Dr wilkinson has research interests in education, particularly of health professionals, and the use and pharmacology of complementary medicines. She has published over 80 scientific papers and is an Associate Editor for BMC Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, as well as reviewing papers for a wide range of journals.
) School of Biomedical Sciences Charles Sturt University Sydney Australia
Dr. Barría is currently an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Austral de Chile. He is also a Director of the Evidence- Based Health Office at the Universidad Austral de Chile. His research interests include Maternal-Child Health, Environmental Health, Evidence-Based Practice. He has received more than 10 research grants. He has more than 30 articles published in reputed journals and one book chapter. He is also an Editorial Board Member of many journals including Maternity Complications and Women’s Health Journal. He has a vast teaching experience in this field.
) Faculty of Medicine Universidad Austral de Chile Valdivia Chile
Dr. Claudia KY LAI is presently an Honorary Professor at the School of Nursing (SN), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Hong Kong SAR. Her main research focus is towards dementia care (intellectual impairment), with a special focus on cognitive assessment and health, and on non-pharmacological interventions to mitigate the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia. The ultimate goal is to promote the health and well-being of patients and families. The dominant conceptual framework governing the design and development of her research programme on dementia care is an enhanced communication model (which began with her doctoral thesis in 2003).
) School of Nursing (SN) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hung Hom Hong Kong
Alvaro Sousa is a nurse, and has focused his work in the area of infectious diseases. In this area it is highlighted in the themes Prevention and Control of Health care associated infections, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Microbiology. It has more than 40 articles published in renowned periodicals abroad and is part of the Rede Iberoamerica de Editoração em Enfermagem (REDEdit- https://www.braziliannursing.com.br/rededit/), financed and supported by the World Health Organization.
) Ribeirão Preto School of Nursing University of São Paulo São Paulo Brazil