Dr. Je Kan Adler-Collins
University of Human Environments in Ehime Prefecture
Dr. Je Kan Adler-Collins was born in the United Kingdom and entered the British Military at the age of 17 where he trained as a Registered Nurse in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Medically discharge in 1990 he developed an interest in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and how they could relate to nursing practice and education. He served on a Government Steering Group which started him on his life work of researching standards and teaching in Complementary Alternative Medicine and healing. His studies have taken to many different cultures and countries and in 1995 he became ordained as a Japanese Buddhist priest of Shingon Shu ( Koyasan) and brought his Buddhist research into his practice of a nurse in terminal care. He took his PGCE at Bath University College in 1997 and Masters in Education in 2000 at Bath University in Education with a focus of educational curriculum design and moved to Japan in 2000 where he build his own temple and healing centre in the mountains of Kyushu, South Japan. He worked with living action research approach to education and life enquires and completed his PhD at Bath (Education) university in 2007. Working as an associate professor of nursing at Fukuoka Prefectural University he introduced the first healing curriculum for Japanese nursing using safe touch, and body work. In 2007 he moved to the Associate professor position of a health promotion centre at Fukuoka Prefectural University, Japan with a focus on developing community training and course in health care and CAM resulting in opening the first end of life care centre ran by community therapists for their own community. His nursing CAM curriculum was approved for Master of Science award in 2008. He was appointed Director of Education for the Holistic Nursing Association in 2010. In August of 2010 formed a Non-Profit Organization, Integrative, Care, Education and Research Association with a focus on hospice and palliative care in the community. In 2015 he worked as senior consultant for the Ministry of Health in Oman, In 2017 He was appointed as Professor Of Global Health and Nursing at The University of Human Environments in Ehime Prefecture ,Japan. He travels the world lecturing on creating healing and therapeutic spaces both in the classroom and in nursing practices with a particular interest in energy healing research, curriculum development, e-learning, blended learning and MOOC design within China, Tibet, Indonesia and Thailand using living action research accounts of practice as evidence of learning. He is a master scuba diver , active environmentalist and organic farmer breeding ducks and growing rice . Researching hydroponics and companion growing
Developing community training and course in health care. The world lecturing
on creating healing and therapeutic spaces both in the classroom and in
nursing practices with a particular interest in energy healing research,
curriculum development, e-learning, blended learning and MOOC design within
China, Tibet, Indonesia and Thailand using living action research accounts
of practice as evidence of learning
Dr. Jacqueline Michael
Clinical Asst Professor -College of Nursing
University of Texas Arlington
Dr. Michael is a Woman's Heath Care Nurse Practitioner and Nurse colposcopist with twenty five plus years of nursing experience. Her practice focuses on health promotion through education and accessibility of services. She provides culturally sensitive care by removing barriers to health maintenance and promotion.
She has taught at the University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation (UTACONHI) since 2001. She has designed, developed and taught Holistic Health Assessment in the RN-BSN, Advanced Health Assessment in the MSN program and health of culturally diverse and vulnerable population in the DNP program at UTACONHI. Her teaching philosophy includes facilitating knowledge in a student centered environment though utilization of creative and innovative teaching strategies. She uses technology and simulation for instruction and evaluation tool. She creates empowering environment through education to increase competence and confidence in nurses to advance the nursing profession globally.
She is the President of National Association of Indian Nurses of America and Texas Nurses Association District 4. In addition to being a global Nurse Leader and Educator, Dr. Michael is a generous philanthropist.
Health promotion through education and accessibility of services. culturally
sensitive care by removing barriers to health maintenance and promotion.
Dr Wong Boh Boi
Deputy Director (Clinical)
Senior ParentCraft Educator
Thomson ParentCraft Centre, Thomson Medical Centre
Dr Wong Boh Boi joined Thomson Medical Centre (TMC) in 1998. She headed the nursing education and ParentCraft department in 1999 and put in place a structured Childbirth Education (CBE) programme for the hospital, which she still teaches till today. She established the Thomson ParentCraft Centre in 1999 to educate and build confidence of young parents in Singapore.Renowned for skill in settling a crying baby, many know Dr Wong as the “Baby Whisperer”
As an experienced Lactation Consultant, Dr Wong has educated many young parents on how to provide better care for their newborn child. She pioneered the popular baby and children massage as a tool for parents to soothe agitated babies. She also conceptualised the “Thomson Dad’s Enrichment Programme” to equip fathers with the basic necessary information to support their wives during pregnancy, and through to childbirth.
Dr Wong graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing) from the University of Sydney with distinction. She later went on to obtain a Master of Education (Early Childhood Education). She recently received her Doctor of Philosophy from the National University of Singapore. She is a professional member of the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultation (IBCLC), a committee member of SIFECS (Sales of Infant Foods Ethics Committee, Singapore), and ABAS (Association for Breastfeeding Advocacy, Singapore).
How to provide better care for their newborn child. Women's Healthcare
Dr. Mandeep Kaur
Department of General surgery at ESIC Medical College,
Mandeep Kaur is a minimal access and bariatric surgeon, currently working as Assistant Professor in the department of General surgery at ESIC Medical College, Faridabad, India. She did her M.B.B.S from SSR Medical College, Mauritius and Post graduation in General Surgery from Apollo Hospital (1st JCI accredited hospital in India).
She is a keen academician and has served in the prestigious Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjang hospital for three years. She has been a part of various national and international conferences and won many awards. To name a few- Best poster award at Breast cancer congress held at Arizona, October 2016.
She has trained at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic in the institute of digestive sciences, Cleveland, Ohio. Her work has been published in various national and international journals. She is also a national level player of Table tennis.
Attention to Authors
The latest issue (September, 2017) of IJER has been published and hardcopies have been sent to authors.