Scientific Committee


Chair: BrenBrenda Happellda Happell, Professor, SYNERGY: University of Canberra and ACT Health, Australia








marjokurkiMarjo Kurki, PhD, Senior Researcher, University of Turku, Department of Child Psychiatry, Finland







Kaisa Mishina, PhD, Post doctoral researcher, University of Turku, Research Centre for Child Psychiatry, Finland









Brett Scholz, Dr, SYNERGY Nursing and Midwifery; Research Centre, University of Canberra and ACT Health, The Canberra Hospital, Australia










Goossens, P.J.J., Nurse practitioner / senior researcher at Dimence Group, Mental Health Care Centre, Centre for bipolar disorders, Deventer, The Netherlands; Senior researcher at Radboud university medical center, Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, IQ healthcare, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Faculty at GGZ-VS, Institute for Education of Clinical Nurse Specialist in Mental Health, Utrecht, The Netherlands; Visiting Professor at University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium








fiona nolanFiona Nolan, Professor, Florence Nightingale Foundation, Chair of Clinical Mental Health Nursing Research, UK






Frank Reilly, Director The Scottish Recovery Network, Honorary Research Fellow, The School of Social Work and Social Policy, Strathclyde University, part-time PhD student Strathclyde University, Scotland






mari-lahtiMari Lahti, PhD, Senior lecturer in mental health nursing in Turku University of Applied Science; Post-doc researcher in University of Turku, Finland






Lauri Kuosmanen

Secretary: Lauri Kuosmanen, PhD, RN, FEANS, Adjunct Professor, University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science, Finland