Panelists

2016-2017

Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN (chair)
Dean Emerita & Professor, Nursing, Medicine, and Public Health
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Baltimore, Maryland USA
Rowaida Al-Maaitah, DrPH
Advisor for Her Royal Highness Princess Muna El Hussein for Health & Social Development
Senator, Jordan Nursing Council and the Upper Parliament of Jordan
Professor, Jordan University of Science & Technology
Amman, Jordan
Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN
President, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2015-2017
Associate Professor, Rush University College of Nursing
Chicago, Illinois USA
Eric Lu Shek Chan, DMgt, RN, FACN
Professor and Dean
School of Health Sciences
Caritas Institute of Higher Education
Hong Kong
John Daly, PhD, RN, FACN, FAAN
Dean and Professor, Faculty of Health
University of Technology Sydney
Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia
Annette Kennedy, MSc, BNS, RM, RN, Dip Mgt, FFNMRCSI
Vice President, 2013-2017
International Council of Nurses
Ireland
Hester Klopper, PhD, MBA, FAAN, ASSAF
Past President, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2013-2015
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Strategic Initiatives & Internationalization
Stellenbosch University
South Africa
Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN
President & CEO
Jhpiego
Baltimore, Maryland USA
Isabel Amelia Costa Mendes, PhD, RN
Full Professor
University of Sao Paulo Ribeirao Preto College of Nursing
Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
Judith Shamian, PhD, RN, LLD, DSc (Hon), LLD (Hon)
President, International Council of Nurses
Canada
Beth Tigges, PhD, RN, PNP, BC
President-Elect, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2015-2017
Associate Professor and Regents' Professor
University of New Mexico College of Nursing
Albuquerque, New Mexico USA
Theo van Achterberg, PhD, FEANS
Professor of Quality of Care
KU Leuven - Department of Public Health & Primary Care
Academic Centre for Nursing and Midwifery (accentVV)
Leuven, Belgium
Lynda Wilson, PhD, RN, FAAN
Retired Professor
University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing
Birmingham, Alabama USA
Patricia E. Thompson, EdD, RN, FAAN
Chief Executive Officer
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International
Indianapolis, Indiana USA
Cynthia Vlasich, MBA, BSN, RN
Director, Global Initiatives
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International
Indianapolis, Indiana USA
2016-2017 GAPFON Panelists

2013-2015

Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN (chair)
Dean Emerita and Professor, Nursing, Medicine, and Public Health, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Baltimore, Maryland USA
Rowaida Al-Maaitah, DrPH
Advisor for Her Royal Highness Princess Muna El Hussein for Health and Social Development
Former Senator and Minister of Higher Education
Member, Jordanian Nursing Council
Professor, Jordan University of Science and Technology
Amman, Jordan
Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN
President, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2015-2017
Associate Professor, Rush University College of Nursing
Chicago, Illinois USA
Eric Lu Shek Chan, DMgt, RN, FACN
Principal Nursing Officer, Hospital Authority
Kowloon, Hong Kong
John Daly, PhD, RN, FACN, FAAN
Dean and Professor, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney
Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia
Hester Klopper, PhD, MBA, RN, RM, FANSA
President, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2013-2015
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Forum of University Nursing Deans of South Africa
Professor, UWC and NWU
Pretoria, South Africa
Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN
President and CEO, Jhpiego
Baltimore, Maryland USA
Isabel Amelia Costa Mendes, PhD, RN
Full Professor, University of Sao Paulo Ribeirao Preto College of Nursing
Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
Mary E. Norton, EdD, APN-C
Associate Dean and Professor, Global Academic Initiatives, Felician College, The Franciscan College of New Jersey
Lodi, New Jersey USA
Anne Marie Rafferty, CBE, DPhil (Oxon) RN, FRCN, FAAN
Professor of Nursing Policy, King’s College
London, United Kingdom
Judith Shamian, PhD, RN, LLD, DSc (Hon), LLD (Hon)
President, International Council of Nurses
Canada
Wichit Srisuphan, DrPH, RN
Professor Emerita, Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Roger Watson, PhD, RN, FRCN, FAAN
Professor of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull
Hull, United Kingdom
Lynda Wilson, PhD, RN
Assistant Dean and Professor, International Affairs
Deputy Director, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center on International Nursing
University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing
Birmingham, Alabama USA
Patricia E. Thompson, EdD, RN, FAAN
Chief Executive Officer, Sigma Theta Tau International
Indianapolis, Indiana USA
Cynthia Vlasich, MBA, BSN, RN
Director, Education and Leadership, Sigma Theta Tau International
Indianapolis, Indiana USA
GAPFON Panelists