Professor & Director
Mary is Professor of Mental Health Nursing and Director of the Centre for Public Engagement at Kingston University and St George's, University of London. Throughout her career she has held a number of clinical, managerial and academic positions including coordinator of the Northern Ireland Centre for Health Informatics. She is a fellow of both the Royal Society of Medicine and the European Academy of Nurse Scientists, and an expert panel member of the European Association for Psychiatric Nurses. Mary has a well-established record of patient and public involvement (PPI) in education and research dating back to the 1980s. Outcomes of her work have had impact nationally and internationally. Integral to this work has been the co-production and delivery of education programmes, as well as PPI at all stages of the research process.
Mental Health Nursing; Healthcare Informatics; Nursing Education; Research and Practice development.