Honorary and Visiting Staff
Professor Glang holds the position of honorary chair. Her research interests include childhood brain injury prevention, teacher training, and strategies for helping teachers and families support children and adolescents with brain injuries.
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Dr Audrey Mckinlay (ACC/HRC Research Fellow at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand) is an honorary senior lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen's.
As a clinical neuropsychologist her research interests focus on childhood traumatic brain injury (TBI), with a particular focus on differentiating the effect of age at injury and the long-term outcomes for childhood TBI.
Dr Weimand is an honorary lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen's.
Her research interests include impact of mental illness and substance misuse on children, parental mental illness, family wellbeing, workforce capacity to engage in family focused practice and strategies to promote meaningful and effective engagement of service users, carers and the public.
Dr Lei Clifton is Senior Medical Statistician in the Translational Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health at the University of Oxford.
During her visit to our School in June 2019 Dr Clifton hosted a talk to a number of Lecturers and PhD students on the topic ‘How to design a feasibility RCT – the experience of a medical statistician’.
Rolf Magnus Grung is assistant professor in habilitation and rehabilitation at the Department of Behavioural Sciences, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway.
During his time at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen's (April 2018), he presented a number of lectures to nursing students relating to problem behaviours in patients with intellectual disabilities.
Professor Kathryn King-Shier is a member of the Faculty of Nursing and Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary, Canada.
During her visit to Queen’s University (April 2018) she sought to extend research collaborations with Dr Chantal Ski and Professor David Thompson in cardiovascular health with a focus on gender and ethnicity.
Professor Ann Bonner is Director of Research in the School of Nursing at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia.
Professor Bonner presented her research to staff and postgraduate students on chronic kidney disease and sought to develop collaborative research projects with QUB staff in the Supportive and Palliative Care research theme (September 2017).
Dr. Helen Chan, Associate Professor, from the Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, met with staff in the school to identify and develop shared collaborative research interests on advance care planning and caregiving support for older adults and people with advanced progressive diseases (April 2018).
Dr Corine Verheven is Senior Researcher and Midwife at the Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, VU Medical Centre Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dr Verheven worked alongside Dr Maria Healy and Dr Dale Spence to learn about the provision of midwife-led care across NI and to develop a systematic review on variations in midwifery care and practice during labour and birth.
Dr George Tzagkarakis of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece, visited the school in November 2017. Dr Tzagkarakis was collaborating with Dr Maria Healy to analyse bio-signals from cardiotocography with the intention to correlate fetal heart rate with uterine contractions and fetal movement signals to assess fetal well-being.
Dr Viola Nyman is Senior midwife researcher at the Department of Research and Development, NU-Hospital Group, Trollhattan, Sweden. Dr Nyman, and five midwifery colleagues from Sweden, visited the school and midwifery-led health and social care partner sites to enhance understanding and possible future implementation of a guideline developed by Dr Maria Healy in Sweden
School of Nursing and Midwifery Staff as Visiting Academics
Dr Fiona Lynn is a visiting scholar at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil.
Dr Helen Kerr was visiting scholar at The University of British Columbia Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada in May 2017.
The purpose of the visit was to inform the development of guidelines relating to the transition from children’s to adult services for children with life limiting conditions.
Dr Mark Linden was visiting scholar at the Centre for Brain Injury Research & Training, University of Oregon, USA in 2016.
This work involved consultation with Prof Ann Glang and her team at the Centre for Brain Injury Research & Training on outcome measurement for a newly developed classroom-based intervention.
Dr Esther Reid has been closely involved with charity working and teaching between midwifery students at QUB and those at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. She has sought to establish collaborative working arrangements with the Dean of Health Sciences: Dr Rose Nabirye and Lecturer: Dr Scovia Mbalinde