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Prof

Denise Harrison

Nursing
Family Centered Care
Neonatal Pain
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
humans
pain
infant
infant, newborn
female
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Prof

Denise Harrison

 
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Denise Harrison

 

Dr Harrison recently moved from Ottawa, Canada, to take up a position as Professor of Nursing at the University of Melbourne. In 2011, she was appointed the inaugural holder of the Chair in Nursing Care of Children, Youth and Families at the University of Ottawa and Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Canada.

She developed and leads the Be Sweet to Babies program of research which focuses on improving pain management for neonates, infants and young children in partnership with parents, clinicians, interdisciplinary researchers and trainees. Her research encompasses primary research (determining effective pain management strategies in sick and healthy infants and young children), knowledge synthesis (systematic reviews of interventions, as well as innovative synthesis of YouTube videos) and knowledge translation, including exploring innovative ways to translate knowledge into clinical practice locally, nationally and globally. Her parent targeted YouTube videos show ease and effectiveness of performing heel lancing while babies are being breastfed, held skin-skin and given sucrose (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L43y0H6XEH4&feature=youtu.be). Her healthcare provider video demonstrate correct ergonomic positioning for performing newborn screening while babies are being breastfed and held skin-skin (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpZNwP7bnkg&feature=youtu.be). Dr Harrison now looks forward to being home in Melbourne after 9 years in Ottawa, and establishing new and re-establishing existing partnerships with the aim of improving outcomes for babies, children and their families. Please contact her for information regarding the new PhD Studentship in neonatal and pediatric pain.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

CHEO RI Research Excellence - Mentor Award

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute

2017

Overseas Expert in Health Research and Education award

Hunan Province, China

2016

Second term of CHEO Chair in Nursing Care of Children, Youth and Families

University of Ottawa and CHEO RI

2015

CIHR 2014 IHDCYH Talks Video Competition 0 (PI Campbell-Yeo) - 1st Prize

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

2014

Canadian Cochrane Centre ‘What’s your Story?’ competition - Ist Prize

Canadian Cochrane Centre

2013

Outstanding New Investigator Award

CHEO RI

2013

Nursing Research and Education Award 2013

Canadian Pain Society

2011

Mayday Fellowship Award

Mayday Fund

2011

Neonatal Nurse Excellence - Emerging Leader Award

Australian College of Neonatal Nurses

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Academic Teaching And Research

Nursing

General Member

Australian Pain Society

Member - Special Interest Group - Neonatal Nursing

Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand

Special Interest Group - Pain In Childhood

Canadian Pain Society

Executive Committee - Financial Aid Task Force

International Association for the Study of Pain

Honorary Member

Australian College of Neonatal Nurses

Education


Bachelor of Nursing

Deakin University

Registered Midwife

Deakin University

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne