Editorial Team

Professor Andrea Marshall
Professor Andrea Marshall

Andrea Marshall is Professor of Acute and Complex Care Nursing at the Gold Coast University Hospital and Griffith University. She is a Life Member of the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses and leading critical care nursing researcher. Andrea has been an editor with Australian Critical Care since 2003 and Editor-in-Chief since 2016. She is a member of the International Academy of Nursing Editors, The World Association of Medical Editors and the Australian Medical Writers Association.

Andrea is an active researcher whose programme of research focuses on improving outcomes for acute and critically ill patients with a focus on nutrition interventions. She uses knowledge translation strategies in practice and research, underpinned by the principles of Person Centred Care, to improve patient outcomes for acutely ill hospitalised patients. She is currently leading randomised controlled trial evaluating the short-term outcomes of a family-centred nutrition intervention to improve nutrition intake of patients recovering from critical illness.

Tom Buckley
Tom Buckley

Tom Buckley has been an editor for Australian Critical Care since 2015. He is an active researcher in the study of psychological, behavioural and physiological determinants of cardiovascular disease, bereavement and end of life care in ICU, advanced practice and nurse practitioner scope of practice.

Rosalind Elliott
Rosalind Elliott

Roz has been an Associate Editor for Australian Critical Care since January 2019. She has worked as a clinical nurse for over 25 years and has many years of critical care research experience. Her critical care special interests include sleep, pain management, the treatment and management of pressure injury, and the well being of health care workers. Roz is responsible for the social media portfolio for the journal.

Judy E.Davidson
Judy E.Davidson

Judy E. Davidson DNP RN MCCM FAAN serves as a nurse scientist for the University of California San Diego. In her role she supports nurses with scholarly activities such as project development, research design, presentation and publication. She has conducted investigator-initiated research for over 30 years with specialization in family-centered care and workplace wellness. She developed the mid-range theory, Facilitated Sensemaking, guiding nurses in the care of families with the goal of preventing post-intensive care syndrome-family. Judy was the co-leader of the task force that developed the construct post-intensive care syndrome, and also lead author of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s guidelines for family-centered care. She holds a title of Master of Critical Care Medicine due to a legacy of service towards advancing the profession of critical care. In recent years, her attention has turned to that of optimizing workplace wellness. After several nurses in her own workplace died of suicide she conducted seminal work to demonstrate the risk of suicide in the profession and also launched the first successful suicide prevention program for nurses. Through this she has developed a keen interest in policy and advocacy on issues affecting nurse-wellness. Dr. Davidson is the President and CEO of a non-profit agency Consortium for Excellence in Nursing and Allied Health whose goal is to teach nurses how to translate research into practice using a change model that she and others in the region developed together. Judy has a passion for supporting nurses who are conducting their first projects or research leading to first presentations and publications. With her past position as Associate Editor for The Journal of Nursing Management coming to a term end, she is very excited about joining the Australian Critical Care editorial team.

Fenella Gill
Fenella Gill

Fenella Gill’s clinical background is paediatric intensive care nursing. She has been an Editor for Australian Critical Care since 2016. Her research interests are paediatrics, patient and family centred care, post graduate education, quality and safety, the deteriorating patient, implementation science and knowledge translation. Fenella is responsible for the journal’s awards portfolio.

Rachael Parke
Rachael Parke

Rachael Parke is Associate Professor, University of Auckland and Nurse Senior Research Fellow, Cardiothoracic and Vascular ICU, Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand. She has been involved in clinical research since 2004 and is New Zealand’s most successful nurse researcher. She has extensive involvement in local and international investigator initiated clinical trials as an investigator and member of the trial steering committee and has an impressive publication and funding record. She has also been the Chair of IRCIG and secretary of the ANZICS CTG. Rachael was awarded her PhD from the University of Auckland in 2014. Her thesis “High Flow Nasal Oxygen Therapy in Patients after Cardiac Surgery” was awarded the Vice-Chancellors Award - Best Doctoral Thesis 2014. She has published over 115 articles and been named on peer reviewed research grants exceeding NZ$9.6 million. Research interests include, oxygen therapy, fluid management after cardiac surgery and cardiac surgery associated acute kidney injury. Rachael is passionate about establishing the next generation of researchers and has been instrumental in developing two research courses (BASIC Clinical Research and BASIC Research Coordination) which have been run in 7 countries and has a podcast series - Critical 2 Your Success.

Emman Ridley
Emman Ridley

Emma Ridley joined Australian Critical Care in 2018. Emma is an active academic and clinical critical care dietitian. She leads several multicentre research projects around Australia and New Zealand and has an interest in energy metabolism and the use of indirect calorimetry, nutrition across the whole hospitalisation and recovery trajectory following critical illness, as well as in specific populations within critical care.

Elizabeth Scruth
Elizabeth Scruth

Lizzie started her nursing career in western Australia in a small hospital in Kalgoorlie before progressing into Intensive Care both in Australia and the USA where she has spent most of her career. Lizzie holds a BSN, MN and MPH from Edith Cowan University of Western Australia and a PhD from Australian Catholic University. Lizzie obtained a post masters in Critical Care/Cardiovascular Nursing from UCSF and has been certified as a Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist since 2006. Lizzie also holds certification as a CCRN and is currently the chair elect for the Certification Board of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Lizzie has served on many professional committees including as the chair of the ICU Design Award Committee for the Society of Critical Care Medicine society and now serves on the Tele ICU Committee for the society and was co author of the Patient and Family Centered Care in Neonatal, Pediatric and Adult Intensive Care Units guideline released in 2017 by SCCM. In addition Lizzie is recognized for her 40 plus publications, numerous presentations both nationally and internationally and is an Editor of the Australian Critical Care Journal and is on the editorial board for the Critical Care Medicine Journal. Lizzie was recognized by SCCM in 2014 being inducted as a Fellow into the College of Critical Care Medicine and also by the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists as a Fellow. Lizzie is a passionate leader and mentor being adjunct volunteer faculty for the UCSF CNS program and the University of Colorado CNS program, and mentoring research groups in Nigeria . Lizzie is currently the Director of Clinical Quality Programs and Data Analytics, and the Director of Tele Critical Care for Northern California Kaiser Permanente.

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