Lis Neubeck

Lis Neubeck

Prof Lis Neubeck PhD, BA (Hons), RN, FESC



Lis Neubeck is Professor and Head of Cardiovascular Health in the School of Health and Social Care at Edinburgh Napier University. She is an Honorary Professor of Sydney Nursing School, Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney. She is an Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences at Flinders University in Adelaide. Lis has recently completed a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Early Career Fellowship, and is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health. Her research focuses on innovative solutions to secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, identification and management of atrial fibrillation, and use of new technologies to improve access to health care. Lis has secured over £1.5m in competitive research funding and has won notable prizes and awards for her research, including the prestigious Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Nursing Prize (2013). She has supervised to completion 3 Honours students; all achieved Upper Class Honours; and 2 PhD student; and she has 4 current PhD students, 1 MPhil student and 1 Honours students. Lis is Immediate Past President of the Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association (President 2015-2017), served on the board of the Cardiovascular Nursing Council of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (2013-2016), and was the Australian representative on the Global Alliance for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease of the World Heart Federation. She served on the Faculty of the eCardiology and eHealth Conference in Berlin (October 2016). She is the Treasurer of the Cardiovascular Council of Nurses and Allied Professionals of the European Society of Cardiology and serves on the programme committee of the EuroHeartCare conference. She is also a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology.


Research Areas


Editorial Activity

  • Consultant Editor British Journal of Cardiac Nursing


Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Extraordinary Service to the Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association


Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Health Improvement, Protection, and Services Research Committee


External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner MSc Preventive Cardiology NUI Galway


Research Degree External Examining

  • PhD examination City University of London


Current Post Grad projects

Non-Napier PhD or MSc by Research supervisions

  • Muaddi Al-Harbi- Self-efficacy and physical activity among people with coronary heart disease and/or diabetes mellitus who are commencing a weight management program. Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney
  • Kai Jin- Risk factor profiles and the health behaviours and health literacy related to Coronary Heart Disease amongst recent Chinese immigrants to Australia. Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney
  • Nicole Lowres- Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation through screening and lifestyle interventions. Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
  • Jessica Orchard- Cardiac screening