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[Research Seminar] Surviving and thriving in an academic career

[Research Seminar] Surviving and thriving in an academic career
16 June 2017 (Friday)
15:00 – 17:00
Rm 818, 8/F, Esther Lee Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Entering an academic career can be both an exhilarating and terrifying experience. This presentation focuses on strategies to align your activities and expectations with the mission, the culture and expectations of the department and university. The importance of creating a synergy and interface between the dimensions of policy/service, practice, education and research will be identified and strategies to maximize efficiencies and productivity outlined.

Patricia Davidson, PhD, Med, RN, FAAN, is considered one of the most influential deans of nursing in the United States.  Since becoming Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in September 2013, she has introduced a new degree program (Master’s Entry into Nursing), doubled the school’s PhD program intake and increased engagement with communities, locally, nationally and internationally.

A global leader in cardiac health for women and vulnerable populations, Dr. Davidson has an established program of research in supporting individuals living with chronic conditions and developing innovative models of transitional care. A primary objective of her work has been to improve the cardiovascular health of underserved populations through development of innovative, acceptable, and sustainable initiatives internationally.

Since 2003, Dr. Davidson has secured over 10 million dollars in competitive research funding from national and international funding bodies, and co-authored 320-plus peer-reviewed journal articles, 20 book chapters, and more than 100 peer-reviewed abstracts.  She has also supervised and mentored more than 35 doctoral and post-doctoral researchers and currently is an editor of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes; Collegian, International Journal of Nursing Studies and the Journal of Nursing Management.  She is also on the editorial boards of a number of other journals.

Dr. Davidson is Counsel General of the International Council on Women's Health Issues and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International’s Institute for Global Healthcare Leadership Advisory Board. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the American Heart Association, the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association and the Australian College of Nursing.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, she was the Director of the Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care at the University of Technology, Sydney (Australia) and Professor of Cardiovascular Nursing Research at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney.

Participants can earn 2 CNE points by attending this research seminar.
All interested staff and postgraduate students from The Nethersole School of Nursing are welcome. For registration, please fill in the Online registration form.

Mr. Stephen Lam
The Nethersole School of Nursing
Tel: (852) 3943 1253

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