Dr. Hugh P. McKenna

Dr. Hugh P. McKenna

Ulster University , UK

Title Of Presentation :
The Pursuit of Excellence in Research within nursing: Challenges & Opportunities in the Next Decade

Biography

Dr. Hugh P. McKenna is a Professor of nursing and Dean at Ulster University. He has over 250 publications including 16 books and over £4 million in grants. His published work has been cited over 14,660 times providing him with an H-Index of 48. He is a fellow of several scientific societies. He is Visiting Professor in Slovenia and Australia and chairs an accreditation panel in Hong Kong. He chairs the panel for nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and allied health professions for the 2021 UK Research Excellence Framework. Recently, he chaired the Swedish Research Council’s Clinical Research Review. In 2018, he was identified as one of 70 Most Influential Nurses since the founding of the NHS in 1948. In 2019, he was appointed to the Academia Europaea, the official scientific advisory body for the EU. He was also appointed to the Board of Trustees of the UK Alzheimer’s Society.