Organizing Committee Members

Fredericus HJ van Loon

Catharina Hospital, The Netherlands

Fredericus HJ van Loon works as a clinical epidemiologist and nurse anesthetist at the department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine at the Catharina Hospital (Eindhoven, The Netherlands). Besides, he was affiliated to the department of Science and Technology in Anesthesia Nursing of Fontys University of Applied Sciences (Eindhoven, The Netherlands) as a research-lecturer. His research focus is on difficult intravenous access and the application of point-of-care ultrasound to increase cannulation success, with special interest in the role of nurses in this procedure, as well as in the application of augmented reality and visualization technology.

Dr Kalliopi Megari

University of Ioannina, Greece

Dr Kalliopi Megari is a clinical neuropsychologist working in the hospital & health care industry. She is a lecturer at University of Western Macedonia in Greece. She is skilled in Clinical Neuropsychology, Clinical Research and Learning Disabilities. She has Graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and attended further education from University of Macedonia, in people with special needs and disabilities. She holds undergraduate degrees in Nursing and Psychology, as well as a Master’s and a PhD in Neuropsychology from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has many years of experience working with chronic disease patients as well with people with disabilities. Her work has earned her many prestigious international awards. She has given lectures at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and University of Warsaw. She is postdoctoral researcher and has published many articles in journals. She is the Global Engagement Representative of International Neuropsychological Society, general secretary and member of the Ethics Committee of Hellenic Neuropsychological Society.

Stella Bosun-Arije

Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Dr Stella Bosun-Arije obtained a PhD Nursing in 2019 at the University of Sunderland. Her background is in General Nursing and Midwifery- a Registered Nurse/Midwife in Nigeria and Registered Adult Nurse in the UK. Her research interests include management of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) with a particular interest in the remission and management of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus. She is a professional member of Diabetes UK and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). She is a Fellow of the Advance HE and a member of the Royal College of Nursing. Keen about research collaboration and evidence-based nursing.

Jestoni Dulva Maniago

Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia

Dr Jestoni Dulva Maniago is a faculty member and the chair of nursing skills and simulation laboratories at Majmaah University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. His educational qualifications include Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2007), Certificate of Professional Education (2011), and Master of Arts in Education major in Educational Administration (2016) from President Ramon Magsaysay State University, Philippines (formerly Ramon Magsaysay Technological University); Master of Arts in Nursing major in Nursing Administration and Supervision (2011) from Bataan Peninsula State University, Philippines; Doctor in Nursing Science (2015) from Saint Paul University Philippines; and Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration and Leadership (2019) from Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France. In 2020, he was conferred with three honorary doctorate awards: Doctor of Philosophy in Research and Development (Theophany University, Haiti); Doctor in Midwifery Science (Globastorm Safety Foundation University, Nigeria and Sangam University, India); and Doctor in Applied Medical Science (Globastorm Safety Foundation University, Nigeria).

Mustafa Z. Younis

Jackson State University, USA

Mustafa Mike Z Younis is an internationally recognized scholar at Jackson State University, Mississippi, USA. Dr. Younis served as a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Research of Healthcare Financial Management. Dr. Younis has authored and published over 200 articles, abstracts and presentations in refereed journals and meetings, and has presented at national and international conferences. Dr. Younis’ coauthored articles appeared in leading journals such as “Nature” “the Lancet” and “JAMA” and European Journal of Health Economics.Dr. Younis has administrative experience as Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Florida International University (FL, USA), where he led the accreditation efforts for the Healthcare Management Program & Senior Advisor to the President of Zirve University.

Nuriye Buyukkayaci Duman

Hitit University, Turkey

Nuriye Buyukkayaci Duman graduated from Hacettepe University School of Nursing in 2000 as the third in her class. She completed her master 's degree in nursing program of Gazi University Health Sciences Institute at 2005 and doctorate degree in Erciyes University Institute of Health Sciences in Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing at 2010. In 2013, she was scholar visiting professor in Nazareth College in Rochester, New York, USA. She became associate professor in 2017. She is the Founding President of the Nursing Sexual Health Education and Counseling Association in 2019. She worked a deputy director in Hitit University Faculty of Health Sciences at 2017-2018. She has been working as a vice-dean since 2018. Also she has been working as head of Nursing Department and Gynecology and Obstetric Nursing Department. She interest subjects are gynecology and obstetric, sexuality and reproductive health. She has many publications and book/ book chapters. She has participated in many congresses, workshops and courses related to her academic fields.