Rose E. Constantino, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN, FACFE, is Associate Professor and Fulbright Scholar at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Department of Health and Community Systems. She teaches Forensic Nursing based on the content of a book she co-authored “Forensic Nursing: Evidence-based Principles and Practice” published by F. A. Davis in 2013. Her pro bono family law practice representing clients in court is founded on her research on the consequences of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) on the health, safety and well-being of women, men and children worldwide. Her current research is in evaluating the effectiveness of Online and Mobile delivery of health interventions to survivors of IPV as a disruptive innovation (HELPP Zone app) in building healthy relationships and preventing intimate partner violence. She is a 2016 Fulbright Scholar, 2016 Sigma Theta Tau International GNLA Mentor and 2016 ANA Jessie M. Scott awardee.
Dr. Marianne Hattar-Pollara is the founding Chair of the Nursing Department of California State University Northridge. Her research and publications examine cross cultural and global women’s health issues and international nursing. She had held several professorial and administrative positions including the Associate Dean for research and graduate programs and Chair of the Ph.D. program positions at APU, where she led the wok in developing and of the Nursing Ph.D. program. She holds a doctoral degree from the University of California, San Francisco and a Master’s degree She from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)) and is past Chair of the Expert Panel of the Global Nursing and Health of the American Academy of Nursing.
Charles Boicey is the Immediate Past President of American Informatics Association, USA. He is the enterprise analytics architect for Stony Brook Medicine, an academic research institution and medical center located on Long Island, N.Y. Charles is responsible for the development and implementation of enterprise analytics solutions and Stony Brook Medicine’s population managment ecosystem. Charles has 22 years of experience in the healthcare field. His scope of expertise encompasses trauma, critical care nursing, designing technology-enabled processes, and ensuring the use of standardized data elements in clinical systems to meet clinical and research analytics requirements. His most recent work includes the development of Saritor, a healthcare centric “Big Data” ecosystem designed to advance clinical and research practice. Charles is a registered nurse, certified in nursing informatics, PMP, CPHIMS. He received his Master’s Degree in technology management from Stevens Institute of Technology. Charles is the vice president of the American Nursing Informatics Association and an active member of AMIA, HIMSS, IEEE, and PMI.
J M Mathibe-Neke Completed her PhD from Witwatersrand University, Doctoral Research methodology (RAU, 2004), (M Cur) in Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing (RAU, 2000). MSc Med Bioethics and Health Law (University of the Witwatersrand). Her Research focus: Psychosocial care during pregnancy and childbirth, Ethics and Health Law, Supervision of Master’s and Doctoral students
Dr Mzwandile Mabhala is an associate professor in Public Health Epidemiology at the University of Chester United Kingdom (UK). He has expertise in epidemiology, social justice and research in a wide range of public health projects. He has had several senior public health roles within the UK National Health Service and higher education institutions, including senior public health skills development programme manager at the University of Oxford Institute of Health Sciences. He contributes in All Party Parliament Group in the United Kingdom government.
He is co-editor of Health Improvement and Well-Being: Strategies for Action, which was highly commended in the British Medical Association’s Medical Book Awards 2015. He co-edited Key Concepts in Public Health (2009).
He is an invited keynote speaker at the 3rd International Conference on Nursing and Healthcare, held in San Francisco, USA in October 2015. He was a chair and presenter in International Public Health conference Manchester July 2016. He also presented his research papers at several international conferences including the International Public Health Festival 2015 (Manchester), the UK Public Health Festival (Manchester, July 2013), the International Public Health Conference in Kuching, Malaysia (August 2013), and the 2nd International Conference on Nursing and Healthcare held in Chicago, USA in November 2014.
Dr Mabhala’s research interests centre on students’ health; socio-economic determinants of inequalities in health and social justice. He was the North West England co-ordinator of the International Study on University Students’ Determinants of Health