Australian nurse researcher recognised by international society


Tuesday, 29 March, 2022

Australian nurse researcher recognised by international society

Australian College of Nursing (ACN) President Emeritus Professor Christine Duffield FACN has been announced as one of 32 new inductees into the Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.

Professor Duffield is an internationally renowned and passionate nurse who has worked across direct care, consultancy, academia, research and leadership roles to spearhead the advancement of the nursing profession in Canada, New Zealand, the UK and Australia for over 40 years. She has published over 200 research papers and is Associate Editor for the International Journal of Nursing Studies, the most highly ranked international nursing journal.

“I am humbled to receive such a prestigious recognition in the international nursing community. I would like to acknowledge all the other inductees for this year, including my Australian colleagues Professor Jeroen Hendriks MACN, Professor Tracy Levett-Jones and Professor Lisa McKenna FACN. It is an honour to be in such elite company,” she said.

ACN CEO Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN said, “Nurses working in research roles play a leading role in advancing our profession and ensuring we are at the cutting edge of healthcare innovation and professional practice,” she said.

“The achievements of Professor Duffield and her fellow Australian nurse researchers highlight the respect and influence our nurses have on the world’s biggest health profession.

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