OUR TEAM

Our core team, collaborators, and advisory board are thought leaders in communication science, medicine, nursing and health policy. Based across the world, they represent the heart of our multidisciplinary commitment to improved patient safety and quality care.

We are constantly growing our network of collaborators. To approach us with a potential collaboration or research idea, contact us here.

 

Core Scientific Team

 
ANNEGRET F. HANNAWA, PH.D.   Director

ANNEGRET F. HANNAWA, PH.D.

Director

SIR LIAM DONALDSON, M.D.   WHO Envoy for Patient Safety Former Chief Medical Officer, England

SIR LIAM DONALDSON, M.D.

WHO Envoy for Patient Safety
Former Chief Medical Officer, England

ALBERT WU, M.D., MPH   Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

ALBERT WU, M.D., MPH

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

 

National Collaborators

NEELAM DHINGRA, M.D.   World Health Organization, Switzerland

NEELAM DHINGRA, M.D.

World Health Organization, Switzerland

SABINE HAHN, PH.D., R.N., CNS   Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

SABINE HAHN, PH.D., R.N., CNS

Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

MARCO EGBRING, M.D., MBA    Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, University Hospital of Zurich (USZ), Switzerland

MARCO EGBRING, M.D., MBA

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, University Hospital of Zurich (USZ), Switzerland

THIERRY GIRARD, M.D.   Universitätsspital Basel, Switzerland

THIERRY GIRARD, M.D.

Universitätsspital Basel, Switzerland

ADRIANA DEGIORGI   Quality and Patient Safety, EOC, Switzerland

ADRIANA DEGIORGI

Quality and Patient Safety, EOC, Switzerland

ALESSANDRO CESCHI, M.D., FEAPCCT   Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale and University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

ALESSANDRO CESCHI, M.D., FEAPCCT

Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale and University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

ANDREAS PERREN, M.D.   Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Switzerland

ANDREAS PERREN, M.D.

Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Switzerland

FRANCESCA GIULIANI, DR.SC.NAT   Universitätsspital Zürich, Switzerland

FRANCESCA GIULIANI, DR.SC.NAT

Universitätsspital Zürich, Switzerland


International Collaborators

DEBRA ROTER, DRPH   Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

DEBRA ROTER, DRPH

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

JOHN ØVRETVEIT, PH.D.   Karolinska Institute, Sweden

JOHN ØVRETVEIT, PH.D.

Karolinska Institute, Sweden

RICHARD STREET, PH.D.   Texas A&M University, USA

RICHARD STREET, PH.D.

Texas A&M University, USA

ROBERT JUHASZ, D.O., FACOI, FACS   American Osteopathic Association, USA

ROBERT JUHASZ, D.O., FACOI, FACS

American Osteopathic Association, USA

GÜNTHER JONITZ, M.D.   Preisdent, Physician Chamber Berlin, Germany

GÜNTHER JONITZ, M.D.

Preisdent, Physician Chamber Berlin, Germany

HEDWIG FRANCOIS-KETTNER, R.N.   President, Aktionsbündnis Patientensicherheit, Germany

HEDWIG FRANCOIS-KETTNER, R.N.

President, Aktionsbündnis Patientensicherheit, Germany

SANDRA POSTEL, R.N.   Vice-president of the Nursing Chamber Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

SANDRA POSTEL, R.N.

Vice-president of the Nursing Chamber Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

LISA DAY, R.N.   Vice Dean for Educational Innovation, College of Nursing, Washington State University, USA

LISA DAY, R.N.

Vice Dean for Educational Innovation, College of Nursing, Washington State University, USA

ANNE WENDT, PH.D., R.N.   Former National Council of State Boards of Nursing, USA

ANNE WENDT, PH.D., R.N.

Former National Council of State Boards of Nursing, USA

RICHARD FRANKEL, PH.D.   Indiana University School of Medicine, USA

RICHARD FRANKEL, PH.D.

Indiana University School of Medicine, USA

TODD LITTLE, PH.D.   College of Education, Texas Tech University, USA

TODD LITTLE, PH.D.

College of Education, Texas Tech University, USA

HAROLD THIMBLEBY, CEng, FIET, FRCP,E FLSW, HonFRSA, HonFRCP   Swansea University, Wales

HAROLD THIMBLEBY, CEng, FIET, FRCP,E FLSW, HonFRSA, HonFRCP

Swansea University, Wales

 

Advisory Board

CHARLES VINCENT, PH.D.   University of Oxford, UK

CHARLES VINCENT, PH.D.

University of Oxford, UK

JOHN CLARKE, M.D., FACS, FACMI   Drexel University, USA

JOHN CLARKE, M.D., FACS, FACMI

Drexel University, USA

ROBERT BROOK, M.D., SCD   RAND Corporation, USA

ROBERT BROOK, M.D., SCD

RAND Corporation, USA

BRIAN SPITZBERG, PH.D.   San Diego State University, USA

BRIAN SPITZBERG, PH.D.

San Diego State University, USA

MARCIA DAY CHILDRESS, PH.D.   University of Virginia, USA

MARCIA DAY CHILDRESS, PH.D.

University of Virginia, USA

BASIA KUTRYBA   National Center for Quality Assessment in Healthcare, Poland

BASIA KUTRYBA

National Center for Quality Assessment in Healthcare, Poland

NORBERT PAUL, PH.D.   University of Mainz Medical School, Germany

NORBERT PAUL, PH.D.

University of Mainz Medical School, Germany

SANDRA PETRONIO, PH.D.   Indiana University - Purdue University, USA

SANDRA PETRONIO, PH.D.

Indiana University - Purdue University, USA

KATHLEEN MAZOR, EDD   University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

KATHLEEN MAZOR, EDD

University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

DONNA SIURGES TATUM, PH.D., CAE, CAED   University of Chicago, USA

DONNA SIURGES TATUM, PH.D., CAE, CAED

University of Chicago, USA

BRIAN STAFFORD   WHO Patient Safety Champion, Australia

BRIAN STAFFORD

WHO Patient Safety Champion, Australia

KATHARINA GERLACH   Moderation and Training, Berlin, Germany

KATHARINA GERLACH

Moderation and Training, Berlin, Germany

 

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