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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

Sarah Nissim


Sara Nissim, PhD, MA, BSN, RN.

Eileen Richardson

Vice President of ETNA

Eileen Richardson, MA Ed, BA (Hons) RGN, SCM, Cert Nursing Studies (Education)

Alfonso Pezzella

Digital & Social Media Strategy Lead

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

Christiana Kouta


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


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