Chair EPUAP Guidelines Committee
Zena is a registered nurse, who holds a PhD, a FFNMRCSI, an MSc in Wound Healing & Tissue Repair, an MSc in Leadership in Education, a PGDip in Wound Healing & Tissue Repair and a Diploma in Management. Zena is the Chair in Nursing at the RCSI, University of Medicine and Health Sciences, is Head of the School of Nursing & Midwifery and is Director of the Skin Wounds, and Trauma (SWaT) Research Centre at RCSI. Zena’s area of research interest is Wound Healing & Tissue Repair and she has published over 210 articles, guidelines, consensus documents and book chapters in this field. Zena is a trustee of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, where she is a member of the executive Board, Chair of the Scientific Committee, a member of the International Guideline Governance Group and the Advocacy group. Zena is also a Past President of the European Wound Management Association, is an Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, a Professor at the Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, an Honorary Professor, Lida Institute, Shanghai, China, an Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of Wales, a visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Hogskolen i Buskerud, Drammen, Norway and an Adjunct Professor, Department of Nursing, Fakeeh College for Medical Sciences, Jeddah, KSA.