Zena MoorePhD, MSc , FFNMRCSI, PG Dip, , FFNMRCSI
Zena Moore was a registered nurse, from Dublin, Ireland, currently employed as Professor, Head of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. I am also Director of the SWaT research centre at RCSI. I lecture in wound healing & tissue repair and research methodology. I have over 20 years experience in wound healing and tissue repair, from a clinical practice perspective to education, research and national and international policy development. I received a post graduate diploma with distinction in wound healing & tissue repair from the University of Wales College Of Medicine in 1998 and an MSc in wound healing & tissue repair in 2001 from the same university. In 2002 I received a Fellowship of the Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, RCSI. In October 2009 I completed her PhD studies, funded by a clinical fellowship from the Health Research Board of Ireland, exploring repositioning for the prevention of pressure ulcers in older adults residing in long term care settings. In 2013, I completed an MSc in Leadership in Health Professionals Education, with the Institute of Leadership, RCSI. I am actively involved in research in wound management and has undertaken 10 systematic reviews with the Cochrane wounds group and the Cochrane renal group, further, has published over 100 articles and book chapters and has researched in many aspects of wound management which have been presented at local, national and international meetings. Research interests include wound management and tissue viability, quantitative research methods, RCTs, health economics, education methods and evaluation. I am an executive member of EPUAP, where I chair the Scientific group. I was president of EWMA 2010-2012.