Nursing researchers win global accolades

Two nursing researchers from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences have been recognised by international organisations for their ongoing significant contributions to public health, and for improving care for people around the world.

Professor Jeroen Hendriks has been inducted into Sigma’s International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame for the sustained international impact of his research. Professor Hendriks joins 31 other world-renowned nurse researchers among the 2022 inductees, who come from Australia, Canada, Italy, Nigeria, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States. They join 238 previously inducted nurse researchers in the Hall of Fame.

In August, Professor Hendriks will present his research on “Integrated care for patients with atrial fibrillation and cardiovascular conditions” at the Sigma 33rd International Nursing Research Congress. The annual research congress attracts approximately 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders focused on evidence-based research.

Professor Raymond Chan, Director of the Caring Futures Institute, has been recognised by the American Academy of Nursing (Academy) for his significant contributions to health and health care, and recently announced as an inductee into the Academy’s 2022 Class of Fellows. He is one of only two inductees 2022 Class of Fellows from Australia.

Each year, the Academy selects some of the world’s most distinguished nursing leaders to join its ranks of Fellows. The 2022 Fellows come from 35 US states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and 17 countries from around the world. In welcoming the 250 new Fellows, the Academy will grow to include more than 3,000 leaders and experts from such areas as policy, research administration, practice and academia.

Professor Chan is also a fellow member of Sigma’s International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.

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