Dr. FRANCISCO JAVIER IRUZUBIETA-BARRAGÁN is currently working as a Professor, University of La Rioja (Spain); Researcher at Nursing and Healthcare Research Unit (Investén-isciii), Madrid (Spain) and Health Care Research Coordinator, Center for Biomedical Research of La Rioja (CIBIR) (Spain). His Education includes PhD by the University of Alicante, Diploma in nursing by the University of Zaragoza, Licentiate Degree in Humanities and Master in Health Promotion in the Community by the National Distance Education University (Spain). His extensive training also includes: Train the Trainer Comprehensive Systematic Review Training of The Joanna Briggs Institute by the University of Adelaide (Australia), and University Diploma in Public Health by the National School of Public Health of Institute of Health Carlos III (Spain).Most of his professional activity has been developed as lecturer and coordinator of the Area of Community Nursing in the University School of Nursing of the University of La Rioja, Spain. He is a member of the Nursing and Healthcare Research Unit of Institute of Health Carlos III (Madrid, Spain) from 2007 and, in January 2014, he became the Head of the Research and Innovation Area of this unit. Since January 2018 he is responsible for the research on Variability of Care at the Biomedical Research Centre of La Rioja-CIBIR (Logrono-Spain). He is a member of the Network of Research in Health Services in Chronic Diseases, (REDISSEC), of the CIBER NETWORK, from January 2014 to the present, and head of a transversal research group in this network —Group of Nursing Research in Health Services in Chronic Diseases (GREISSEC)—. He is also a researcher in the Social Sciences Area of the Riojanos Studies Institute (Logrono-Spain). He has been Chief Editor of the journal of the Spanish Society of Oncology Nursing. He is currently a member of the Scientific Committee of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports (Australia) and Millenium - Journal of Education, Technologies, and Health (Portugal) and Spanish journals NURE Research, ROL Nursing and RQR Community Nursing. And, he is currently the Principal Investigator of the funded project Map of Clinical Variability of the Records of SNS Care Management Programs on the Assessment and Management of Pain, Falls, Urinary Incontinence, and Pressure Ulcers. (Spain). He is also a collaborating researcher of the funded project Supervision and tutoring in Higher Education: Dynamics of Success. (Portugal)
His Research Interests include Evidence-Based Healthcare and Variability of care management (pressure ulcer, pain, falls and urinary incontinence) and research interest in the area of care management of pressure ulcer
Sung Won Yoon is currently working as a professor in Chungwoon University Nursing school, department of Nursing. She worked as Investigator of Joint Commission Accreditation in Korea from March 2010 to 2012. She is a Clinical Professor, Graduate School, Clinical Science & Infection Control in Ulsan University, Asan Medical Center (AMC) from March 2002 to August 2012. She worked as Infection Control Manager & Hospital Epidemiologist, Infection Control Office, Sam sung Medical Centre (SMC) from May 1996 to Aug 2012. She also worked as Vice President of Korean Organization of Society for Nosocomial Infection Control from February 1998 to 2000 and from Feb 2004–2006. She is also a Ex-President & Senior Consultant of Korean Association of Infection Control Nurses from February 1998 to August 2018. She was certified in Infection Control (C.I.C) at U.S.A. She was Ambassador for SHEA (Society of Healthcare Epidemiology in America) in 2012. She has done her PhD in Public Health & Nursing, Han Yang University (Seoul, Korea) in August 2001. Concentrations: CRBSI, SSI, MRSA, VRE, CRGNB infection control & prevention Thesis: Efficacy of Infection Control Strategies for Vancomycin- Resistant Enterococci in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Korea: A 4- year follow up study, Infection control and hospital epidemiology She has completed her M.A. in Public health & epidemiology, Seoul National University (Seoul, Korea) February 1983 and also B.A in Nursing, Han yang University (Seoul, Korea).
Infection Control and Hospital epidemiology