Siobhan O’Connor is a Lecturer in Nursing at the School of Health and Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom. She has a multidisciplinary background with honours B.Sc. Nursing and B.Sc. Business Information Systems. She teaches nursing and health informatics at undergraduate and postgraduate level and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is also a guest lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, USA and an honorary lecturer at the Global eHealth Unit, Imperial College London through which she contributes to international teaching and research at Mzuzu University, Malawi.
Siobhan is currently completing her doctorate at the University of Glasgow, exploring patient and public engagement and enrolment in digital health. Her research interests focus on the use of technology to support patients, especially older adults, in the community to better manage long-term chronic conditions and the use of digital tools in nursing education. She is a member of the the RSE Young Academy of Scotland, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) eHealth Forum, the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) and the European Academy of Nursing Science (EANS).