Areas of expertise
I am Professor of Clinical Nursing Science and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and Fellow of the European Academy of Nursing Science. I co-lead a research programme Connected Health UTU. I also lead a joint master's programme Future health and technology. This programme is run by two Universities (Fudan University in Shanghai, China and University of Turku, Finland) and it combines education from four departments (Departments of Nursing Science and Information Technology). My ongoing research projects can be found in:
Leader of Clinical nursing science education
UTU Nursing Leader of joint master's programme Future health and technology between the University of Turku, Finland and Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Co-leader of research programme Connected Health, PhD-education, Co-course leader of "Clinical interventions in health technology", "From research to scientific publication", "Systematic reviews in health sciences"
Research methods, clinical nursing science, decision-making in nursing, pain care (especially assessment of acute pain), health technology
Member of Educational Council and Continuous education working group, University of Turku
Currently my main research interesests are health technology and clinical nursing. Our research team "Connected Health" develops and studies gamification of health, IoT for nursing and health, symptom care, information technology to support clinical decision-making, and text mining of clinical narratives.