Session on Strategically Building a Program of Research by Dr. Greta G. Cummings

February 7, 2018
3:00 pm-4:30 pm | Karachi

School of Nursing and Midwifery

The session is open to all Faculty and Staff members at AKU who are leading strategic initiatives in research, and seek comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals involved in the process of designing an effective research programme.

Dr. Cummings has led numerous multi- and inter-disciplinary initiatives as a healthcare administrator, academic health systems researcher, and health services workforce consultant. She has led large teams implementing strategic initiatives in a wide-range of areas including leadership, organizational change, models of health care delivery, programme planning, interdisciplinary transitions in care delivery, governance, legislation, and workforce trends.

Join us for this enriching and informative session!

About the Speaker

Dr. Cummings was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Nursing for a five-year term, effective July 1, 2017. She was also the Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia for the period from 2014 – 2017. 

 

She is passionate about relational nursing leadership that empowers individuals, teams, and organizations to achieve shared goals. She has led numerous multi- and inter-disciplinary initiatives as a healthcare administrator, academic health systems researcher, and health services workforce consultant. Dr. Cummings has studied, taught, and led large teams implementing strategic initiatives in a wide-range of areas, including leadership, organizational change, models of health care delivery, program planning, interdisciplinary transitions in care delivery, governance, legislation, and workforce trends. She believes that the best interdisciplinary programs consist of strong disciplines who are confident in their contributions to the overall team’s mission and respectful and supportive of others’ contributions.

 

Dr. Cummings is a nationally and internationally recognized researcher in nursing leadership to improve outcomes for healthcare staff and patients. She was named to the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame by the Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing in 2015, and is a fellow of both the American Academy of Nursing and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. In 2014, Thomson Reuters named her Highly Cited Researcher—Social Sciences.

 

Dr. Cummings is principal investigator of the Connecting Leadership Education & Research (CLEAR) Outcomes Program, which focuses on the development of leadership by individuals and organizations to achieve better outcomes for healthcare providers and patients. She is one of 3,215 Highly Cited Researchers in 2014, ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication.

V E N U E

AKU Auditorium

C O N T A C T

Ms Noureen Shah
Office of International Activities
AKU-SoNaM
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