CEO & Founder of Love Your Life to Death, Ontario, Canada
Yvonne Heath a registered nurse since 1988, she has worked in the US and Canada in emergency, intensive care, delivery, chemotherapy, palliative care and hospice. Yvonne became disheartened by our society’s reluctance to talk about, plan and prepare for grief, causing excessive suffering personally and professionally. She suffered too, not knowing how to do it differently.At age 50, she took a leap of faith, blazed a new trail to help create a culture of change. She became and author and Inspirational Speaker and shares her message with heart and humour as a Plenary Speaker, consultant, TV host, radio host and through social media. She has been featured in several books, newspapers and magazines, including Zoomer and Hospital News. Her book, Love Your Life to Death, is life-changing. She is travelling, creating change and helping non-profit organizations along the way. Yvonne is also excited to share the— I Just Showed Up Movement: teaching people of all ages to show up for themselves and others, so they are empowered and resilient when grief arrives.
University of Iceland, Iceland
Dr. Ágústa Pálsdóttir is Professor at the Department of Information Science, University of Iceland (UoI). She has served as faculty council member and head of department, as well as board member and chairperson for several committees and research centres at UoI. In addition, she has served as a visiting professor at the Faculty of Product Design and Environment, Transilvania University of Brasov in Romania, Department of Information and Library Science at University of Latvia, and Information Studies at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. She has also participated at organising several international workshops for doctoral students, acted as pre-reviewer of doctoral dissertations internationally, in addition to supervising her own doctoral students. She has served as member of evaluation committees for academic positions at international universities. In 2017 she served as a chair of an expert committee for the quality assessment of the Journalism and the Information Science study programs at the University of Tartu and at Tallinn University in Estonia. Her main field of research is health information behaviour and media and health information literacy, particularly among senior citizens, and she has authored several articles on this topic.
College of nursing P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & MRC, Mumbai, India.
Prof Dr. Jaya Kuruvilla, currently working as a Principal/Professor : College of Nursing P.D.Hinduja National Hospital & MRC, Mumbai , India. Centre of Excellence in Nursing Education with NAAC A grade as an independent institution and being an Assessor of National Assessment & Accreditation Council Assessor, India , Ph. D. Guide at Maharashtra University Health Sciences, Nashik, Maharashtra India and Ex-Dean Allied faculty MUHS Nashik. Worked at MOH Iran, MOH of Sultanate of Oman, CMC Vellore and Mumbai Interested area ; Critical Care Nursing, Nursing Education, Research & Administration She is founding and Present President of Critical Care Nurses Society, India & President RFCCN, SAARC countries. Under her Leadership many credit based educational programs (CNE) for nurses of the country through workshops ,conferences and online training modules are conducted. Published Books since 2006 : Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Genetics for Nursing & Allied Health professionals, Medical Surgical Nursing by TNAI-Chapter & many articles in Journals. Presentation / Publications & Conferences in India, Oman, Jordan, Kuwait, New Orleans, USA, Dubai, Nepal, Srilanka, Rome Italy, New York. Achievement: Commissioned many Nursing colleges and Surgical ICU at CMC Vellore. Pioneer in developing Critical Care Nursing practice standards with CCNS and Innovative teaching strategies. Conducted and presented many research projects. Commenced Lactation Nurse Practitioner program for Nurses only centre in India and a Certificate Course in Wound Management. She considers it as a great honour to attend the World Congress of Intensive Care 2019 hosted by ACCCN, ANZICS & WFSICCM at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia.
National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
Usha Daniel is a Registered Advanced Midwife Practitioner at the National Maternity Hospital, a tertiary maternity hospital, in Dublin, Ireland, where she is responsible for the care of women with diabetes in pregnancy. She has a vast experience in the field of clinical and education of nursing / midwifery. She has completed her Master’s degree in Midwifery in India, and specialization in diabetes in Ireland. As an educationist she has worked as a senior lecturer, lecturer, and nurse tutor, internal, external examiner of various Indian and Irish nursing /midwifery certificate, diploma, degree programs and had served as an inspector of Rajasthan Nursing Council. As a clinician her professional career began as an R.N., R.M., progressed to Clinical specialist Midwife, and now Advanced Practitioner in diabetes in pregnancy, at the National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
UBC School of Social Work, Nursing, Medicine and Public Health, canada.
Provides counselling to parents and individuals dealing with problematic substance use or special needs. • Provides critical incident debriefing for individuals and groups who have experiences a traumatic events (e.g. violence, death) • Worked for 28 years in the addictions field in counselling, supervisory and management positions. • Is an Adjunct Professor of the UBC School of Population and Public Health. • Teaches at the UBC School of Social Work, Nursing, Medicine and Public Health. • Has published on the issue of drugs and drug policy in the: Canadian Journal of Public Health International Journal of Drug Policy Harm Reduction Journal International Encyclopedia of Public Health • Is involved with the British Columbia Health Officers Council drug policy committee. • Provides public information on drugs and drug policy. • Is a parent with two children and an active member of the Vancouver outdoor recreation community.
Vicky J Scott
University of British Columbia and Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dr. Vicky Scott is a Clinical Professor with the School of Population and Public Health in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and Researcher with the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility (CHHM). Her research focuses on older adult fall and injury prevention, with current attention to safety issues of Indigenous elders.
Adrian Angel Inchauspe
quoted School of Medicine, Argentina
Adrian Angel Inchauspe, medical doctor graduated from Medical Sciences , National University of La Plata in 1986, is current surgery professor of quoted School of Medicine. He worked as surgeon for “Dr. Rodolfo Rossi” Hospital in LaPLata and “Dr. Ignacio Pirovano” Hospital in Buenos Aires. Currently he assists as member of the Investigation Department in “Dr. Alejandro Korn “Hospital , La Plata. Scholarship in Germany after his surgical residency in 1991, was certified in laproscopic surgery in Aachen and Tubingen Universities. Graduate in Tele surgery Louis Pasteur University - Strasbourg - was chosen for the Argentina National Invention Award in 1998. Since 2005, Dr. Inchaus preserves as a teacher in the Argentina Acupuncture Society; and as session chairman of several International Drug Discovery Science and Technology Congress .Editorial member and reviewer of renowned journals, he has been searching about Yong quan resuscitation since 27 years.
Hippolite O. Amadi
Imperial College London, UK
Hippolite Amadi is professor of medical engineering and technology at Imperial College London, and a consultant clinical engineer with over 25 years of experience in neonatal systems. His interest is in clinical systems investigation and development of frugal medical devices/procedures appropriate for low- and middle-income countries of the world. He has held a visiting consultant position at over 25 tertiary neonatal centres across all geographical zones of Nigeria enabling a full national coverage of his research group.
University of Calgary, Canada.
Dr. Michelle Grinman is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Section of General Internal Medicine at the University of Calgary and a General Internal Medicine Specialist with Alberta Health Services. She is also the Clinical Knowledge Lead for the Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network in Alberta. She has worked in both Toronto and Calgary on developing integrated healthcare delivery models of care for vulnerable elders and medically complex patients. She completed her MD from the University of Calgary, residency from the University of Alberta and a General Internal Medicine Fellowship at the University of Toronto. She has also completed a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University and a certificate in Quality Improvement from IDEAS in Ontario.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada
Yvonne Ramlall is a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto where she has been working since 2000. Within that timeframe, Yvonne Ramlall has been receiving numerous accolades from both patients and colleagues. Her exceptional work ethic was recognized in 2009 when she received the Schulich Award for Nursing Excellence, the highest award given annually by Sunnybrook Hospital to outstanding and exceptional clinicians.
York University, Canada.
BRENDA ORAZIETTI has been a nurse for over 26 years, specializing in critical care and education. She is a full time nursing faculty member at York University, delivering 7 different courses, with excellent ratings. She oversees clinical instructors, guiding and mentoring them in this role. Brenda has been a highly engaged employee, serving as Chair of the Faculty of Health, current Chair of the Faculty Development Committee, a member of the practicum committee and simulation committee. She has presented research studies internationally. She has been a critical care educator developing orientation programs, workshops, conferences, policies that are unit specific and hospital wide thereby improving unit performance of nurses. Brenda has taught clinical practice for Seneca College, George Brown College, Humber College and Ryerson University, in all 4 years of nursing, all nursing skills and in both the degree program and RPN program. She has been actively involved in committee work, dedicating time and energy to various projects. Brenda is a leader with the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing, and represents the membership committee, organizing 2 annual induction ceremonies per annum, obtaining the key note speaker and leadership event. Brenda represents an Ontario wide educational initiative, the Ontario Simulation Alliance Network, and sits on the administration, research and curriculum committee.
Bodzewan emmanuel fonyuy
Managing Director at COLLEGE OF REGISTERED NURSES BAMENDA, CAMEROON
An experienced Public Health Expert; researcher, consultant, health manager and mentor with over twelve years of public health experience. Looking forward to inject these expertises in curriculum development, health systems strengthening,healthcare financing, consulting, program management to enhance societal growth. Possess expertise in Sexual Reproductive Health, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition, Maternal-Newborn-Child Health including quality management strategies; demonstrated leadership in partnership building, development of joint programs and programming. Freelance Consultant specialized in program management and development-oriented research, including needs assessment and program evaluation; as well as program design, health systems strengthening/reforms, health systems and policy analysis, monitoring and evaluation, research and evaluations, strategy development and management, social marketing, project and program management and monitoring systems, in health sector reform, reproductive health.