Leah Macaden, Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy

Doctor

  • Centre for Health Science Old Perth Rd Inverness IV2 3JH

    United Kingdom

  • 54 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
20062022

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Personal profile

Research expertise

  • Dementia
  • Health and Ethnicity
  • Global Health including Non Communicable Diseases
  • Sensory and Cognitive Impairments in Older adults
  • Pedagogy and Curriculum Development
  • Nursing Education including Continuing Professional Development
  • Methodological expertise with Qualitative research

 

PhD Supervision

  1. Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) in Tayside, Scotland, among people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes treated with insulin (Student completed in 2016).
  2. Operational Research on Uptake of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) for Low Birth Weight (LBW) Infants along a Facility-Community Continuum in a selected Sub District of Northern Karnataka, India (October, 2016) – University of Stirling International Impact Fellowship.
  3. Facilitating and evaluating the impacts of technology -enabled specialist diabetes service delivery to care homes, Scotland (October, 2016) –  European Structural Investment Funds (ESIF) PhD Fellowship, University of  the Highlands & Islands.
  4. Technology Enabled Dementia Education and Support (TEDES) for Health Care Professionals in Rural Scotland (April 2017) – ESIF Collaborative PhD Studentship, University of Edinburgh & University of the Highlands & Islands.
  5. How might the deployment of Digital Technologies improve mental health and reduce inequalities for young people in the Highlands and Islands Region? (2018) ESIF PhD Studentship, University of the Highlands & Islands.
  6. Bringing the Virtual into Reality: Immersive Virtual Environment Technology and Wellbeing for People Living with Dementia in Rural Settings: An Action Research Project (April 2018), City - Region Deal PhD Studentship, University of the Highlands & Islands.

Teaching expertise

  • Adult Nursing inclusive of all specialities
  • Care of Older adults
  • Dementia
  • Health & Wellbeing.
  • Pedagogy; Curriculum and Programme Development
  • Knowledge Exchange within international contexts.
  • Internationalisation
  • Research Methodology
  • Leadership & Management
  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nursing Education

Academic Qualifications

BSc (Nursing) - 1987: College of Nursing, Christian Medical College, Vellore

University of Madras, India.

MSc (Medical-Surgical Nursing) - 1995:College of Nursing, Christian Medical College, Vellore

The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai, India.

PhD (March 2009) - School of Health, Community and Education studies - Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (Jan 2016).

 

Services expertise

  • Curriculum and Programme Development
  • Academic Consultancy for Project Evaluations
  • Consultancy on Nurse Education in Low and middle Income Countries
  • Research Consultancy in Low and middle Income Countries
  • Developing Dementia Training Programmes for Practitioners
  • Academic Partnerships with the Third Sector

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy

Award Date: 19 Mar 2009

Master of Nursing Science

Award Date: 19 Jun 1995

Bachelor of Nursing

Award Date: 19 Jun 1987

External positions

Member of the Editorial Board of the Indian Journal of Continuing Nursing Education

Dec 2016 → …

PhD Examiner - Board of Examiners

2016 → …

External Examiner, BSc (Hons) Nursing Practice (Oman)

Jun 2015 → …

Panel Member for Subject Health Review of Adult Health, University of the West of Scotland

May 2015 → …

Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health

Jun 2013 → …

Reviewer for the Journal of Advanced Nursing

Aug 2011 → …

Reviewer for the Journal of Cinical Nursing

Oct 2007 → …

Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Older People Nursing

Dec 2005 → …

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Research Output

  • 54 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 26 Article
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis (not awarded by UHI)

A qualitative exploration of the experiences of community dwelling older adults with sensory impairment/s receiving poly pharmacy on their pharmaceutical care journey

Smith, A., Macaden, L., Kroll, TH., Alhusein, N., Taylor, A., Killick, K., Stoddart, K. & Watson, M., 7 Aug 2019, In : Age and ageing. afz092, p. 1-8 8 p.

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    Diabetes, Care Homes and the Influence of Technology on Practice and Care Delivery in Care Homes: A Systematic Review and Qualitative Synthesis

    Mathews, R., O'Malley, C., Hall, J., Macaden, L. & MacRury, S., 22 Apr 2019, In : JMIR Diabetes. 4, 2, p. 1-14 14 p., e11526.

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    "We're really not ready for this": A Qualitative Exploration of Community Pharmacy Personnel's Perspectives on the Pharmaceutical Care of Older People with Sensory Impairment.

    Alhusein, N., Killick, K., Macaden, L., Smith, A., Stoddart, K., Taylor, A., Kroll, T. & Watson, M., Apr 2019, In : Disability and Health Journal . 12, 2, p. 242-248 7 p.

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    Achieving Consensus on Continuing Professional Development Priorities for Registered Nurses in Rural and Remote India through Nominal Group Technique

    Smith, A., Macaden, L., Washington, M., Mony, P., John, V. & Dias, S., 29 Nov 2018, In : Open Journal of Nursing. 8, 11, p. 848-859 12 p.

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    Prizes

    Alumnus of the Scottish Crucible

    Macaden, Leah (Recipient), Jun 2013

    Prize: Other distinction

    Churchill Fellow 2019

    Macaden, Leah (Recipient), 11 Feb 2019

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  • Dr Mary Sulakshini Immanuel Award

    Macaden, Leah (Recipient), Feb 2011

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Pauline King Prize for the Best Student in Research & Dissertation

    Macaden, Leah (Recipient), Apr 2005

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Post Graduate Research Scholarship

    Macaden, Leah (Recipient), 1 Sep 2003

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)