Leah Macaden, Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy

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

    United Kingdom

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Research expertise

  • Dementia
  • Health and Ethnicity
  • Global Health including Non Communicable Diseases
  • Sensory and Cognitive Impairments in Older adults
  • Pedagogy and Curriculum Development using Co Design
  • 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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