Lis Neubeck

Lis Neubeck

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

Professor

Biography

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 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 4 Honours students; all achieved Upper Class Honours; and 4 PhD students; and she has 4 current PhD students, 1 MRes student. Lis is 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 President Elect of the Association of Cardiovascular 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.

Themes

Research Areas

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Member of the Health Improvement, Protection, and Services Research Committee, Chief Scientists Office

 

Editorial Activity

  • Editor European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Consultant Editor British Journal of Cardiac Nursing

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner MSc Preventive Cardiology NUI Galway

 

Fellowships and Awards

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

 

Invited Speaker

  • Mobile applications for heart failure management
  • CSANZ Future Leader Dinner Invited Mentor

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • President Elect of the ESC Association of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions
  • President, Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • PhD examination- University of York
  • PhD examination- University of Technology Sydney
  • PhD examination- City University London
  • PhD examination- University of New South Wales

 

Visiting Positions

  • Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences at Flinders University, Adelaide
  • Honorary Professor, the University of Sydney Susan Wakil School for Nursing and Midwifery, Charles Perkins Centre, Sydney

 

Date


196 results

Mild Cognitive Impairment and Psychological State in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: A prospective descriptive study at Cardiac Rehabilitation Entry, Completion and Follow-up

Journal Article
Gallagher, R., Woolaston, A., Tofler, G., Bauman, A., Zhao, E., Jeon, Y., …Naismith, S. (in press)
Mild Cognitive Impairment and Psychological State in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: A prospective descriptive study at Cardiac Rehabilitation Entry, Completion and Follow-up. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing,
Background: Cognitive impairments (CI) may limit uptake of secondary prevention in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients but is poorly understood, including in cardiac rehabi...

Process Evaluation for Technology Enabled Atrial Fibrillation Screening after a Stroke in Scotland

Report
Lennon, M., McCann, L., Horan, S., Kyfonidis, B., Munford, R., Bruce, A., …Brennan, K. (2020)
Process Evaluation for Technology Enabled Atrial Fibrillation Screening after a Stroke in Scotland. Scottish Government
Diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) after stroke is a national priority. AF-related strokes typically cost twice as much to manage as non-AF related strokes (Miller et al, 2...

Delivering healthcare remotely to cardiovascular patients during COVID-19: A rapid review of the evidence

Journal Article
Neubeck, L., Hansen, T., Jaarsma, T., Klompstra, L., & Gallagher, R. (in press)
Delivering healthcare remotely to cardiovascular patients during COVID-19: A rapid review of the evidence. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing,
Background: Although attention is focused on addressing the acute situation created by the COVID-19 illness, it is imperative to continue our efforts to prevent cardiovascular...

For the ‘at-risk’ or vulnerable COVID-19 group: staying or becoming active during social distancing

Other
Neubeck, L., McHale, S., Williamson, C., Kelly, P., Pearsons, A., Hanson, S., & Hanson, C. (2020)
For the ‘at-risk’ or vulnerable COVID-19 group: staying or becoming active during social distancing. https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2020/04/08/for-the-at-risk-or-vulnerable-covid-19-group-staying-or-becoming-active-during-social-distancing/
Neubeck, L., McHale, S., Williamson, C., Kelly, P., Pearsons, A., & Hanson, C. (2020). For the ‘at-risk’ or vulnerable COVID-19 group: staying or becoming active during social...

Stay calm, be active: simple ways to boost your physical activity during COVID-19

Other
Hanson, C., Kelly, P., Pearsons, A., Williamson, C., McHale, S., Hanson, S., & Neubeck, L. (2020)
Stay calm, be active: simple ways to boost your physical activity during COVID-19. https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2020/03/30/stay-calm-be-active-simple-ways-to-boost-your-physical-activity-during-covid-19/
Hanson, C., Kelly, P., Pearsons, A., Williamson, C., McHale, S., Hanson, S., & Neubeck, L. (2020). Stay calm, be active: simple ways to boost your physical activity during COV...

Uptake of a primary care atrial fibrillation screening program (AF-SMART): a realist evaluation of implementation in metropolitan and rural general practice

Journal Article
Orchard, J., Li, J., Gallagher, R., Freedman, B., Lowres, N., & Neubeck, L. (2019)
Uptake of a primary care atrial fibrillation screening program (AF-SMART): a realist evaluation of implementation in metropolitan and rural general practice. BMC Family Practice, 20, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-019-1058-9
Background Screening for atrial fibrillation (AF) in people aged ≥65 years is recommended by international guidelines. The Atrial Fibrillation Screen, Management And guidelin...

Awareness campaigns of atrial fibrillation as an opportunity for early detection by pharmacists: an international cross-sectional study

Journal Article
da Costa, F. A., Mala-Ladova, K., Lee, V., Tous, S., Papastergiou, J., Griffiths, D., …Antoniou, S. (2020)
Awareness campaigns of atrial fibrillation as an opportunity for early detection by pharmacists: an international cross-sectional study. Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, 49, 606–617. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11239-019-02000-x
Atrial fibrillation (AF) accounts for up to one third of strokes, one of the lead mortality causes worldwide. The European Society of Cardiology guidelines recommend opportuni...

Searching for Atrial Fibrillation Poststroke: A White Paper of the AF-SCREEN International Collaboration

Journal Article
Boriani, G., Brachmann, J., Brandes, A., Bustamante, A., Casadei, B., Crijns, H., …Yan, B. (2019)
Searching for Atrial Fibrillation Poststroke: A White Paper of the AF-SCREEN International Collaboration. Circulation, 140(22), 1834-1850. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.040267
Cardiac thromboembolism attributed to atrial fibrillation (AF) is responsible for up to one third of ischemic strokes. Stroke may be the first manifestation of previously unde...

A systematic review and thematic synthesis exploring how a previous experience of physically activity influences engagement with cardiac rehabilitation

Journal Article
McHale, S., Astin, F., Neubeck, L., Dawkes, S., & Hanson, C. (2020)
A systematic review and thematic synthesis exploring how a previous experience of physically activity influences engagement with cardiac rehabilitation. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 19(1), 31-43. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515119882549
Background: Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation is recognised internationally as an effective therapy to improve quality of life and reduce risk of hospital readmission for ...

Estimated stroke risk, yield, and number needed to screen for atrial fibrillation detected through single time screening: a multi-country patient-level meta-analysis of 141,220 screened individuals

Journal Article
Lowres, N., Olivier, J., Chao, T., Chen, S., Chen, Y., Diederichsen, A., …Freedman, B. (2019)
Estimated stroke risk, yield, and number needed to screen for atrial fibrillation detected through single time screening: a multi-country patient-level meta-analysis of 141,220 screened individuals. PLoS Medicine, 16(9), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002903
Background The precise age distribution and calculated stroke risk of screen-detected atrial fibrillation (AF) is not known. Therefore, it is not possible to determine the num...

Current Post Grad projects

Non-Napier PhD or MSc by Research supervisions

  • Stacey Stewart- Cardiac troponin testing to inform risk and improve cardiovascular health in primary care.
  • Jessica Orchard- Cardiac screening in older adults and elite athletes. Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney (PhD)
  • Ling Zhang- Health Literacy of Chinese Immigrants Living in Australia: Measurements, Health Consequences and Opportunities for Interventions. Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney (PhD)
  • 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 (PhD)
  • 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 (PhD)
  • Nicole Lowres- Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation through screening and lifestyle interventions. Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney (PhD)