15 March 2022 – India Conference

Under the Guidance of Dr Rita Lakhani, Principal D Y Patil University School of Nursing and Mr Joby George, Clinical Researcher and Faculty lead at Global Research Nurses presented an interactive program on the new emerging speciality: Clinical Research Nursing.

The theme of the International e-conference was “Clinical Research Nurses- Emerging profile in Nursing”. The hybrid conference (zoom and face to face) was attended by 189 students and 13 faculty teachers.

The key objectives of the program were:

  1. Explore about Clinical Research Nursing and its scope
  2. Have in depth understanding of the resources of Global Health Network and Global Research Nurses Network.
  3. To act as leaders of change by adopting and practicing Clinical Research Nursing
  4. Listening to Experienced Clinical Research nurses of India and Abroad
  5. Laying the foundations for hosting Clinical Research activities in the region


  • Introduction, Faculty / Principal from D Y Patil School of Nursing
  • Introduction to Clinical Research Nursing and Activities of Global Research Nurses and The Global Health Network at a glance, Mr Joby George
  • Transition of Nurses to clinical research nursing, Ms. Chamilya Perera, Senior Nurse Faculty, Srilanka
  • Translational Research: Nurse led studies, Dr. Sandhya Gupta
  • Way ahead of establishing clinical research nursing cadre in India, Professor Deepa Reddy
  • Group Discussion
  • Closing Session