Professor in the Nursing School of Lisbon.
Researcher and group leader at Environment Health Institute Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon.
Directorate-General for Health consultant.
PhD in Nursing, MSc. in Public Health and MSc in Community Health Nursing.
Vast experience working in public health as Director of the Directorate of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Head of Health Statistics and National Health Programs Monitoring in the Directorate-General of Health, and working in European Joint Actions, namely European Joint Action on Chronic Diseases and Promoting Healthy Ageing Across the Life Cycle, Joint Action on Nutrition and Physical Activity and Joint Action Advantage. Participated in several research projects, National Focal point for different subjects for WHO and EC (HIA, NCD’s and ageing). Author/co-author of several scientific articles and reports.
I am a registered nurse and a doctoral candidate from Finland. I am working on a doctoral candidate’s salary position at the University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science. The topic of my PhD study is whistleblowing in healthcare. My research interest is in the field of ethics research, particularly organization ethics. In addition, I am interested in ethical issues concerning healthcare, patients and healthcare professionals. I have enjoyed participating Nurse-Lead course and the most interesting part of the course is having a mentor. You can find me in LinkedIn and ReseacrhGate Johanna Wiisak.
Laura-Maria Peltonen, RN, PhD, MNSc, is a clinical lecturer at the Department of Nursing Science at the University of Turku in Finland. She teaches master’s students in research methodology, knowledge management and health technology at the University of Turku in Finland. Her main research interests focus on health service research and information utilization to support the provision of care. She is the current chair of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) Nursing Informatics (NI) Student and Emerging Professionals (SEP) group, and the secretary for the European Federation for Medical Informatics Nursing Informatics (EFMI NI) working group. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Nursing Management and she is a member of the European Academy of Nursing Science (EANS). She is also a member of the IKITK consortium, which is a research consortium with the purpose to support the construction and use of health information by developing pioneering, clever and modern clinical information and language technology solutions.
Doctorate in Nursing at the University of Lisbon.
Master’s in Special Education, Faculty of Human Motricity.
Graduate Nurse, Specialist in Child and Pediatric Health Nursing.
Started to work in a general hospital (1988 to 2002) Neonatology, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Neurology, Child Development Center, and Spina Bifida Center.
Since 2002 has joined the academic career at Nursing College of Lisbon as Adjunt professor, on Children and Adolescent Department. Since January as a Department coordinator.
Collaborates on Nursing Graduate level; CU Research (1st year), CU Community Service (2nd year as a coordinator), Clinical Practice Client with special Vulnerability and Clinical practice optional (4th year).
Collaborates on Nursing Master / Children Health and Pediatric Nursing Specialization: CU Growing and Children and youth development; CU Project (as coordinator), CU Children with specific illness situations, CU Option I Growing and Developing, Playing, Toys and Games, CU Clinical practices and report. Supervisor of two nursing doctorate students.
Research Projects as a coordinator UI&DE:
Isa Brito Félix is a lecturer at the Lisbon Nursing School. A registered nurse that had developed her clinical practice on a hospital for 10 years, she is a researcher assistant and a PhD student. Her main research interest is in the field of effectiveness research and complex intervention development in older people. Isa’s research focused on the application of behavioural theory and frameworks to develop behaviour change interventions to improve clinical practice. Her PhD project is entitled: medication management by older people in transition from hospital to home. Additionally, Isa is also a student member of the European Academy of Nursing Science (EANS).
My name is Cláudia Bacatum and I’m a Doctoral student in University of Lisbon / Nursing School of Lisbon. My PhD project is “Effectiveness of a school-based program to prevent overweight and obesity in preschool children” using the MRC framework of Complex Interventions in Health.
I have a Nursing Degree (1991), a Nursing Specialist Degree in Community Nursing (1998) and a Master in School Health Promotion (2007).
From 1991 till 2002 I worked as a nurse and public health nurse in the primary health care.
Since 2002 till now I work as a teacher in Nursing School of Lisbon – Community / Public Health Nursing department. I teach in the Nursing Degree and in the Community/Public Health Nursing Master.
My field of research is the health promoting in schools, focus in the healthy behaviors – healthy food among children and their families.
Oliver Rudolf Herber is currently employed as a senior lecturer/senior research fellow at the Institute of General Practice (ifam) at the medical faculty of the Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany. Dr Herber is a fully qualified adult nurse trained in Germany. Since 2014, he is also registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council in the UK. Oliver has three years of working experience as a clinical nurse in a mission hospital in rural Zambia and over ten years as an academic in renowned British universities as Lecturer in Nursing. Dr Herber is a nurse health services researcher with a particular interest in enhancing self-care competence in individuals with long-term conditions. His methodological expertise include qualitative meta-summary/meta-synthesis techniques, longitudinal qualitative research, complex intervention design involving behaviour change, ecological momentary assessment as well as the advancement of research methodologies.
Over the years Oliver has established a robust and reliable international network, working in close collaboration with scientists from New Zeeland, the US and the UK on a daily basis. In 2016, Oliver was appointed Fellow of the European Academy of Nursing Science (FEANS). In terms of teaching, Dr Herber is recognised as Associate of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) in the UK and has completed the Professional Teaching Competence for Higher Education certificate (200hrs) at the Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany. Since 2018 he is a selected member of the International Nursing Leadership Educational Programme (NURSE LEAD) for postdoctoral nurses to become a nurse leader.
Assistant Professor at the Higher Lisbon Nursing School (ESEL). Doctorate in Nursing from the Portuguese Catholic University (UCP) in 2015. Master’s Degree in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing since 2009. Nurse since 1992. Family Therapist by the Portuguese Family Therapy Societies since 2010. Founding member of the Portuguese Chapter of the International Society of Addiction Nurses (IntNSA) in 2019. Researcher at the Nursing Research & Development Unit (UI & DE / ESEL). Several articles published mainly on nursing care with addicts, family intervention and psychotherapeutic interventions. Also interested in management in Psychiatry units. Reviewer in some national and international magazines.
Anne Rahn holds a degree in health sciences and teaching and has a clinical background in nursing. From 2013-2015 Anne Rahn participated in the summer school of the “European Academy of Nursing Science” for PhD candidates. Here, Anne Rahn was further trained in mixed methods research skills to develop, test, evaluate and implement complex interventions in nursing and added a European perspective to her research.
Anne Rahn was involved in projects addressing evidence-based patient information and shared decision-making over the last 5 years at the Institute of Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis (INIMS) at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany. Her main research interests are evidence-based patient information and decision coaching. Further areas of interest are the conduction of systematic reviews and mixed methods research. In her PhD project she planned, piloted and organized the cluster randomized controlled trial of DECIMS – Decision coaching in MS. Here, nurses were trained to provide coaching on immunotherapy options for people with multiple sclerosis based on a shared decision-making approach and evidence-based patient information. Her mission is to improve care by patient empowerment and promoting expanded roles for nurses in neurology.
Currently, I act as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Nursing Science, the University of Turku (Finland), in a European research project entitled Professional Competence in Nursing (PROCOMPNurse) funded by the Academy of Finland (2017-2021). I graduated as a Doctor of Health Sciences (PhD in nursing science) in May 2016. I have also taken the three-year summer school of the European Academy of Nursing Science (EANS) for doctoral candidates. My doctoral thesis was about nursing students’ interest in older people nursing as a career choice. Altogether, my research activities concentrate on nursing education research.
I graduated as a registered nurse (RN, medical-surgical nursing) from the Salo City College of Nursing in 2000. I have 10-year working experience as a RN in primary health care. I graduated as a Master of Health Sciences and as a qualified nurse educator from the University of Turku in 2010. I act as a part-time teacher in the Open University of the University of Turku.