International Center For

Self Care Research

2019 Conference

2019 Invitational Conference Details

Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee

Professor, Boston College, US

Leading Discussion:
How do symptoms influence self-care?

Sandra Dunbar

Sandra Dunbar

Professor, Emory University, US

Leading Discussion:
How does multimorbidity influence self-care?

Kenneth Freedland

Kenneth Freedland

Professor, Washington University, US

Leading Discussion:
How do psychological factors influence self-care?

Karen Sliwa-Hahnle

Karen Sliwa-Hahnle

Professor, Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research, Africa

Leading Discussion:
How do socioeconomic and cultural factors influence self-care?

Ercole Vellone

Ercole Vellone

Associate Professor, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

Leading Discussion:
What is the role of caregivers in patient self-care?

Anna Stromberg

Anna Stromberg

Professor, Linkoping University, Sweden

Leading Discussion:
What is the role of technology, telemonitoring in self-care?

Sandy Middleton

Sandy Middleton

Professor, Australian Catholic University, Australia

Leading Discussion:
How can implementation science benefit self-care research?

Donna Fitzsimons

Donna Fitzsimons

Professor, Queen's University, Ireland

Leading Discussion:
What is the role of patient advocacy in self-care research?

Dr. David Webber

Dr. David Webber

President, International Self-Care Foundation, UK

Leading Discussion:
Policy implications, community barriers and facilitators of self-care

Barbara Riegel and Tiny Jaarsma will be leading a discussion about the future of the International Center for Self Care Research.

Together they will lead a discussion on:

  • What is Self-Care?
  • What is the Vision for the Center for Self Care Research?
  • A summary of a systematic review of self-care interventions.
Barbara Riegel

Barbara Riegel

Professor, University of Pennsylvania, US

Tiny Jaarsma

Tiny Jaarsma

Professor, Linkoping University, Sweden

The 2019 Invitational International Center for Self-Care Research Conference will be held at the Austrailian Catholic University’s Rome Campus!

2019 Conference Outcomes

  • A White Paper will be published based on the discussions at the conference.
  • Request for applications (RFA) to conduct pilot studies of promising interventions.
  • Publication of the systematic review of self-care interventions conducted in varied illness states.

 

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