Councils - Nursing, Health Science, and Allied Health
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Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
email@example.comA/Prof Bronwyn Levvey is the clinical lung transplant nursing team leader of the Lung Transplant Service at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne Australia. Appointed as Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Nursing & Health Sciences at Monash University (Melbourne) in 2008 in recognition of her strong commitment to transplantation nursing education and clinical research, she has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer review scientific publications. Since 2005, a major focus of A/Prof Levvey’s clinical research has been the successful evolution and development of Category III DCD Lung donation and transplantation in Australia. An ISHLT member since 2000, she is the current National President of the Transplant Nurses Association (TNA) of Australia, a member of TTS and the Transplantation Society of Australia & New Zealand (TSANZ), and is a member of several Australian government organ donation and transplantation advisory boards.COUNCIL WORKFORCE LEADERS:
University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Michael Petty is a Cardiothoracic Clinical Nurse Specialist at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. He received his nursing degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 1996 and earned his PhD at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing in 2010. He began his career as a staff nurse in the Surgical ICU at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic, and has held a variety of clinical, administrative, and industry roles in the subsequent years. Much of his focus and interest during that time has been in the care of patients with cardiovascular disorders requiring medical, surgical, and transplant interventions.
St. Paul's Hospital
Vancouver, BC, CANADA
email@example.comAnnemarie Kaan is Clinical Nurse Specialist in heart failure/transplant at St Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, Canada, and an Adjunct Professor with University of British Columbia School of Nursing. She holds a Masters degree in Clinical Nursing. With over 25 years experience in cardiac nursing in Australia and Canada, Ms. Kaan is an international leader in acute heart failure VAD and transplant nursing.OTHER REPRESENTATIVES:
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, USA
firstname.lastname@example.orgEmily Stimpson has had intensive experience as a Heart-Lung Transplant Coordinator since 2008 and is currently a member of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Transplant Team. She has a master’s of science in nursing and also has extensive experience in critical care nursing, having worked in the past for five years in the coronary care unit at the UCLA Medical Center. Additionally, she is a Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC). At Cedars-Sinai, Emily has been instrumental in the development and refinement of heart transplant evaluation protocols, pre heart transplant patient management protocols and patient education tools, which now serve as a model for other centers. Emily has published and presented a number of abstracts in national and international forums and continues to be involved in clinical research. Working primarily with the post-heart transplant population at Cedars-Sinai, Emily has a particular interest in research related to sensitized patients and strategies to reduce circulating antibodies.
Alfred/Deakin Nursing Research Center
Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
email@example.comAssociate Professor Judy Currey coordinates ten critical care and perioperative postgraduate nursing programs at Deaking University, Melbourne Australia. In 2011 Judy was awarded an Australian Learning and Teaching Council citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. In 2010 Judy was awarded four teaching and innovation awards including the Deakin University Teacher of the Year. At The Alfred/Deakin Nursing Research Centre, Judy's research program is focused on nurses' decision making to optimize recovery after critical illness (heart and lung transplantation), medication quality and safety, and the impact of health technologies (MCS) on patient outcomes and carers. Judy also researches teaching and assessment methods to improve graduate's skills, knowledge and attributes in critical care nurses and is an international expert in Team-Based Learning.