WNC Program Committee

Below is the list of WNC Program Committee members for the Worldwide Nursing Conference:

Organizing Chair
Prof. The Hon. Dr. Stephen MartinChairman, Board of Governors
Global Science & Technology Forum (GSTF)
Chairman, Bank of China (Australia)
Former Speaker Parliament of Australia
Former Deputy Vice Chancellor
(Strategy and Planning)
Curtin University of Technology
Former Pro Vice Chancellor International Victoria University
Program Chair
Prof. Jean RankinSchool of Health, Nursing and Midwifery
University of the West of Scotland
Co-Chair
Prof. Violeta LopezRN, BSN, MNA, MPET, JBICF, PhD, FACN
College of Nursing, Hubei University of Medicine
Editor-In-Chief
Prof. Lorna MoxhamProfessor of Mental Health Nursing
School of Nursing,Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
University of Wollongong, Australia
Program Committee
Dr. Colleen Conway-WelchDean, Emerita
Certified Nurse-Midwife
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
Charter Fellow, American College of Nurse Midwives, USA
Prof. Marianne CravenProfessor and Associate Chair
Department of Nursing
Utah Valley University, USA
Prof. Debra K. MoserProfessor and Gill Endowed Chair
College of Nursing University of Kentucky, USA
Prof. Debra K. MoserProfessor and Gill Endowed Chair
College of Nursing University of Kentucky, USA
Prof. Loucine (Lucy) M. HuckabayProfessor & Department Chair (Director) and Nursing Administration Coordinator
California State University, USA
Prof. Susan AppelCapstone College of Nursing
Acute Care and Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified
Fellow of the American Heart Association
The University of Alabama, USA
Prof. Anne W. AlexandrovProfessor of Neurology
Nursing-Academic Programs
The University of Tennessee, USA
Prof. Cynthia JohnsonMSN Nurse Educator Role Option Advisor and Professor
School of Nursing
California State University, USA
Prof. Quannetta EdwardsCollege of Graduate Nursing
Western University of Health Sciences, USA
Prof. Victor ChabanDepartment of Health and Life Sciences
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, USA
Assoc. Prof. Edilma YearwoodDepartment of Nursing
Georgetown University, USA
Assoc. Prof. Ismat F. MikkyAssociate Professor of Nursing
Research & Evaluation Committee
Chair, Frances M. McLaughlin Division of Nursing
Bloomfield College, USA
Assoc. Prof. Barbara JoyceBeth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
University of Colorado, USA
Assoc. Prof. Fang-yu ChouSchool of Nursing
San Francisco State University, USA
Assoc. Prof. Mohammad AsiaSchool of Nursing
California State University, USA
Assoc. Prof. Rose E ConstantinoDepartment of Health and Community Systems
School of Nursing
University of Pittsburgh, USA
Assoc. Prof. Gail JonesSchool of Nursing
Columbus State University, USA
Assoc. Prof. Pamela ConeGraduate Nursing Department, School of Nursing
Azusa Pacific University, USA
Assoc. Prof. Cynthia R. CollinsAssociate Professor and Director of Curricular Innovation
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Barry University, USA
Assoc. Prof. Angela BanksSchool of Nursing & Health Professions
University of San Francisco, USA
Assoc. Prof. Sheila CunninghamDirector of Programmes
Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Child – Learning and Teaching Middlesex University, UK
Asst. Prof. Theresa M. WadasGraduate Studies
Capstone College of Nursing
The University of Alabama, USA
Asst. Prof. Neelam ChandaSchool of Nursing
California State University, USA
Asst. Prof. Natasha ColvinSchool of Nursing
Troy University, USA
Asst. Prof. Azita AmiriCollege of Nursing
University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
Asst. Prof. Cheryl PortwoodClinical Assistant Professor
Director, Leadership in Health Services Management, MSN Program
College of Nursing and Health Professions
Drexel University, USA
Dr. Pamela MahanNursing Faculty
Armstrong Atlantic State University, USA
Dr. Mona M. ShattellSchool of Nursing
DePaul University, USA
Dr. Jane BlackwellCollege of Health Sciences
Armstrong State University, USA
Dr. Nita Jane CarringtonCollege of Nursing & Health Sciences
Hawaii Pacific University, USA
Prof. Patricia M. BurrellProfessor of Nursing
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Hawaii Pacific University, USA
Dr. Paul LinseyNursing Sciences
School of Health Sciences
The University of East Anglia, UK
Dr. David J HunterSchool of Health
University of the West of Scotland
Prof. Anne ChangDirector Mater Nursing Research Centre
Director Queensland Centre for Evidence Based Nursing & Midwifery
Faculty of Health, School of Nursing
Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Prof. Jane MillsDiscipline Head, Nursing
School of Health & Biomedical Sciences
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Australia
Prof. Phill DellaHead of School
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing & Midwifery
Curtin University, Australia
Prof. Trisha Dunning AMChair in Nursing and Director Centre
Nursing and Allied Health Research
Deakin University, Australia
Prof. Michelle ClearySchool of Health Sciences
University of Tasmania, Australia
Assoc. Prof. Phillip MaudeAssociate Professor
School of Health Sciences
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Australia
Assoc. Prof. Julie HepworthSchool of Nursing and Midwifery
University of Queensland, Australia
Assoc. Prof. Diane PhillipsSchool of Nursing and Midwifery
Deakin University, Australia
Assoc. Prof. Rohan RasiahSchool of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Dr. Rasika JayasekaraSchool of Nursing and Midwifery
Division of Health Sciences
University of South Australia
Prof. WT ChienProfessor and Associate Head (Research)
School of Nursing
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Prof. Janita P.C. ChauProfessor, Assistant Dean (Alumni Affairs)
The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Asst. Prof. Margie O’ DonoghueAssistant Professor
Deputy Director, Squina International Centre for Infection Control
School of Nursing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Asst. Prof. Grace XieAssistant Professor in Research
School of Nursing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Asst. Prof. Florence Mei Fung WongThe School of Nursing
Tung Wah College, Hong Kong
Asst. Prof. Qin HarrySchool of Nursing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Asst. Prof. Doris LeungThe Nethersole School of Nursing
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Asst. Prof. Ho GraceSchool of Nursing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Dr. Doris Y.S. WongProfessional Consultant
The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr. Cheng LiNethersole School of Nursing
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr. Kim ChoyProfessional Consultant
The Nethersole School of Nursing
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr. Jojo WongProfessional Consultant
The Nethersole School of Nursing
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr. Sally WS LoThe Nethersole School of Nursing
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr. Noble Po Ka LawProfessional Consultant
The Nethersole School of Nursing
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr. Lee, Fung Kam IrisThe Nethersole School of Nursing
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr. Lily L. ChengNethersole School of Nursing
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Asst. Prof. Li-Mei LinDepartment of Nursing
Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Assoc. Prof. Nalini Sirala JagadeeshDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing
Faculty of Nursing
Sri Ramachandra University, India
Prof. Elsa Sanatombi DeviProfessor & Head
Medical Surgical Nursing Department
Manipal University, India
Prof. Chitra PAmrita College of Nursing
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University
AIMS Health Sciences Campus, India
Dr. Larissa Martha SamsPrincipal, Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing, India
Dr. Sharadha RameshPrincipal
Indira College of Nursing, India
Dr. Akila MuthukrishnanMedical Surgical Nursing & Head of Department of Nursing foundations
KMCH College of Nursing, India
Dr. Sreelekha Bhaskara KurupDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing
Faculty of Nursing
Sri Ramachandra University, India
Dr. MKDL MeegodaSenior Lecturer
Department of Allied Health Sciences
Faculty of Medical Sciences
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Asst. Prof. Sudhakar DayalanFaculty of Nursing
Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing
College of Nursing
King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Jipi VargheseCollege of nursing
King Saud Bin Abdul Aziz university for health sciences, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Jobby George, PhD.Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy Program,
College of Applied Medical Sciences,
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Khaled BashaDirector of Nursing
Royale Hayat Hospital, Kuwait
Asst. Prof. Alyaa IbrahimFaculty of Pharmacy
Alexandria University, Egypt
Dr. Amel DawodDepartment of Maternal and Newborn
Health Nursing Cairo University, Egypt
Dr. A.A. Thamara D. AmarasekaraCoordinator of the BSc Nursing Program
Department of Allied Health Sciences
Faculty of Medical Sciences
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Dr. Agnes MonicaCollege of Nursing
King Saud bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Sciences,
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mohammad Ahmad BadshahAssociate Professor
College of Nursing
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia
Dr. Thamara AmarasekaraSenior Lecturer in Nursing
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Professor Helen Sujatha CharlesProfessor
Psychiatric Nursing
College of Nursing
Christian Medical College,
Vellore, India
Assoc. Prof. Nadia Bassyouni Ibrahim ElsharkwyDepartment of Maternal & Newborn Health Nursing,
College of Nursing,
Cairo University, Egypt

Technical Program Committee

Becoming A Program Committee Member / Reviewer:

Interested in becoming a Program Committee member?

Please send email to secretariat@nursing-conf.org addressing to The Organizing Committee expressing your intent to become a PC member and attach your updated CV

What are the roles of every Program Committee member?

Generally, the following are the roles of every committee member (please note these roles depend on the availability of your time):

  • Provide input/advice about the conference theme and topics.
  • Review papers and the number will depend on the availability of your schedule
  • Help to disseminate/circulate the call for papers announcements to your list of contacts (faculty, peers and research students).

Benefits of being a TPC

  • Enhance your knowledge in you field of expertise through latest research and updates submitted
  • To increase your exposure in the academic field as an expert to the related fields
  • Access to latest research and findings in your field of expertise
  • Add into your credentials to help you in your career advancement
  • You may potentially be invited as Keynote Speaker
  • To avail concession on the registration fee of attending the conference

Your details will be added in the list of Technical Program Committee. We also provide certificate / letter of appointment by request.

For more information, please visit: FAQ

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