Chair & Co-Chair


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    Catherine Keil

    Chair, Nursing
    Australia

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    Tara Lombardo

    Co-Chair: Nursing
    Canada

Steering Council

  • Immediate Past Chair: Caroline Nash, Australia
  • Council Person: Lisa Scotland
  • Alexandra Stillwell, United Kingdom
  • Bhawani Khadka, Nepal

Charter

The overall aim of the Nurse Professional Group of ISTM is to provide leadership on all aspects of travel health in the global nursing community, to show commitment and support to ISTM nurse members, and to take a strategic lead in the professional development of nursing practice in travel health medicine.

The overall aim of the Nurse Professional Group of ISTM is to provide leadership on all aspects of travel health in the global nursing community, to show commitment and support to ISTM nurse members, and to take a strategic lead in the professional development of nursing practice in travel health medicine.

Goals

The Nurses Professional Group (NPG) represents nursing within ISTM and provides opportunities for international networking and professional development. Our NPG Goals are:

  • Represent the interests of nurses within the ISTM, first and foremost
  • Demonstrate the value of nurses in travel medicine while encouraging collaboration with all other health care professionals in the field
  • Recognize the outstanding leadership among ISTM nurses through an established awards program
  • Advocate for the continued integration of nurses within the activities of the ISTM, such as conferences, educational needs and research
  • Promote nurse membership in the ISTM and seek global representation of nurse members
  • Collaborate with other international nursing groups for the professional advancement of travel medicine nursing