The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care's Conference Management Committee is excited to announce the following speakers for the upcoming International Conference on Cancer Nursing.
Professor Dame Jessica Corner is currently PVC Research and Knowledge Exchange at University of Nottingham. Dame Jessica’s many accolades include: the first nurse at the Institute of Cancer Research to be appointed to Chair, Dame Commander of the British Empire for services to health care research and education and in 2018, when the UK NHS turned 70, she was named as one of the most influential nurses in it’s history.
Richard Sullivan is Professor of Cancer and Global Health at King’s College London, and Director of the King’s Institute of Cancer Policy and co-Director of the Conflict and Health Research Group. His research focuses on global cancer and conflict ecosystems, particularly cancer health systems strengthening. Richard has worked on a number of Lancet and Lancet Oncology commissions, currently the Lancet Commission on Global Diagnostics and the Lancet Oncology European Cancer Research Commission. Richard’s research teams have major programs in capacity building in conflict and health across the Middle East and North Africa, as well as programmes in women’s health and cancer, digital innovation (virtual-reality enhanced surgery) and a wide range of global health security projects. Global cancer research programs cover cancer systems strengthening, affordability, value particularly and political economy, global radiotherapy, social welfare and cancer care in conflict. Richard qualified in medicine and trained in surgery (urology) gaining his PhD in Biochemistry from University College London. Richard has also led research and development programs in the pharmaceutical industry and was Clinical Director of Cancer Research UK between 1999 and 2008.
Tess Huia Moeke-Maxwell
Dr. Tess Huia Moeke-Maxwell, PhD is a Research Fellow for the Te Ārai Palliative and End of Life Care Research Group, School of Nursing, University of Auckland. She currently leads a qualitative study on traditional Māori end-of-life care customs in New Zealand.
Tess was selected as one of New Zealand’s 100 Māori health leaders. Learn more
Mary Wells PhD MSc BSc (Hons) RGN is the Lead Nurse for Research at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Professor of Practice (Cancer Nursing) at Imperial College. Mary moved to Imperial in 2017 from Scotland’s NMAHP Research Unit.
She is passionate about the nursing contribution to research and is currently leading clinical academic development in nursing at Imperial. Her own research focusses on cancer rehabilitation and survivorship, and she has held key roles within EONS, RCN, NCRI and Macmillan.
The International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) is the longest running international conference for our profession and offers a unique opportunity to meet with international cancer nursing leaders from around the world, in one place, at one time.