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Professor Gerard Fealy

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Gerard Fealy

Full Professor Of Nursing, Head Of School
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems
01 716 6461
University College Dublin, School of Nursing Midwifery and Health Systems, Health Sciences Centre Belfield Dublin 4

BIO

Gerard Fealy is Professor of Nursing (Full Professor) and the Dean of Nursing and Head of School at the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems. He is a UCD graduate with a bachelor's degree in nursing (UCD, 1989), a master's degree in education (MEd, 1995) (UCD) and a PhD in the history of education (UCD, 2003). He is a researcher in social gerontology, nursing and midwifery policy and planning and health systems and is Director of the National Centre for the Protection of Older People (NCPOP) at UCD, managing a portfolio of research into aspects of ageing, mistreatment of older people, and family caregiving. Professor Fealy is also a researcher and writer on the nursing profession, with a focus on disciplinary discourse, nursing history and histories of institutions. He has published several monographs, including A History of Apprenticeship Nurse Training in Ireland, the seminal history of nurse training in Ireland (Fealy 2006, Routledge). He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Nursing. He is a past recipient of the NUI Dr Mary L Thornton Scholarship in Education and is a Fellow Ad eundeum, of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, RCSI. Orchid ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0505-9808 Scopus Author ID: 57193559284

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN APPOINTMENTS

  • Dean of Nursing and Head of School
    University College Dublin, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, Ireland1 Sep 2016

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Professor of Nursing (Full professor)
    University College Dublin, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, Ireland1 Jan 2015

DEGREES

  • RPN
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  • RGN
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  • Dip Applied Physiology
    Royal Coll Surgeons in Ireland
  • Cert Coronary Care
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  • BNS
    University College Dublin
  • MEd
    University College Dublin
  • PhD
    University College Dublin
  • RNT
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