Global Research Nurses Lead Coordinator - India
Mr Joby George is a Clinical Researcher by profession, with over 10 years of continued experience in both patient care and Clinical Research. Joby is currently practising as a Nurse Coordinator in clinical research at the Institute of Critical Care and Anaesthesia, Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon, India. In 2014, in consideration of his contribution to clinical research, Medanta The Medicity Hospital, has conferred him with the "Best Research Nurse Award". With experience in writing protocols, conducting investigator-driven studies and patient-centric projects, Joby has initiated the first point prevalence study on pressure ulcers and patient characteristics in India in collaboration with EPUAP, London. Joby has successfully collaborated with many international universities and organizations in conducting research studies in India and has authored national and international publications. With a deep interest in strengthening research capacityJoby has successfully organized skills-sharing workshops in major cities including Gurgaon, Mumbai, Gujarat, Hyderabad and Bhopal. Joby has led regional initiatives among student nurses to explore and nurture the research culture, and serves as the Lead Coordinator for the Global Research Nurses programme in India in collaboration with The Global Health Network, University of Oxford. Joby was the first Indian to serve as a board member of IACRN, USA for the year 2020. Additionally, he is a member of various non-governmental organizations at Delhi.
Global Research Nurses regional coordinator for Africa
Faith Nawagi serves as the African Representative for the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and its foundation, the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER). In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the implementation of all organizational programs throughout Africa. Currently, Faith is pursuing a Ph.D. in Health Profession Education (HPE) at Makerere University.
Faith's educational background includes a master's degree in International Public Health (Global Health) from Euclid University, a Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), and a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and Midwifery from Makerere University Uganda.
With her extensive expertise in health workforce domains in Africa, Faith has been actively involved in international project development and implementation. She has contributed to the development of global health training curricula, designed and taught short-term elective curriculum training, and played a key role in planning, implementing, and evaluating multicounty and multisite projects.
Faith's proficiency extends to quantitative data analysis, scientific research, and grant writing. She has successfully obtained various grants and has served as both a Principal Investigator (PI) and a Co-PI on several research projects. The outcomes of her work have been published in esteemed scientific journals.
Notably, Faith possesses significant experience in the development, management, and implementation of multi-country health and workforce programs across Africa. Her contributions have made a profound impact on advancing healthcare and education in the region.
Daniela Moraes Morelli
Global Research Nurses regional coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean
Daniela is dedicated to research and teaching. In Brazil, her country of origin, she completed her bachelor's degrees in nursing and health technology, a specialty in education, among other courses. In Argentina, she completed a master's degree in clinical effectiveness, which provided her with solid foundations that serve as the basis for her to be able, from her roles – researcher, ethics committee member and mentor – to join the Global Research Nurses and The Global Health Network team, to collaborate for the improvement of the quality of health care, for the construction of capacities in research, and especially for the professional strengthening of nursing personnel.