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Incorporating health and social care professionals across the world

European Transcultural Nursing Association

Executive committee

Irena Papadopoulos

Co-Founder & President of ETNA

Irena Papadopoulos PhD, MA (Ed,) BA, Dip.N.Ed., Dip.N, RGN, NDN Cert, RM, FHEA

Christiana Kouta


Christiana Kouta, PhD, Msc, Bsc, DipN, RN

Sarah Nissim


Sara Nissim, PhD, MA, BSN, RN.

Alfonso Pezzella


Alfonso Pezzella, MSc, PGCHE, BSc (Hons), FHEA, MBPsS

Dorthe Nielsen

Events Director

Dorthe Nielsen, PhD

Sean Collinge

Digital Communications Director

Sean Collinge, BA, MBCS


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