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Dr Ski has a keen interest in a broad range of psychosocial aspects of cardiovascular health, RCTs and mixed methods. With much experience in systematic reviews and eHealth, Dr Ski is most interested in evidence-based cutting edge projects that impact on practice.


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Personal profile


  • Chronic Illness and Palliative Care Theme Lead in School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • 20 years experience working in academic and health sectors yielding solutions to complex health issues via strategic partnerships and impacting on research, teaching and professional practice
  • Awarded >£16M+ in competitive research funds and >120 peer reviewed publications
  • Lead investigator (£1.7M) programme of research into optimal health across chronic conditions
  • Published in leading journals such as Nature Cardiol Rev & Cochrane Database Syst Rev
  • Numerous international collaborations, invited presentations and awards - expertise in psychosocial aspects of cardiovascular disease






Research Interests

My research work in progress includes: heading a series of clinical trials of an optimal health programme for the management of three major chronic diseases (chronic kidney disease, diabetes and stroke and carers); conducting an evaluation of a coaching intervention to reduce cardiovascular risk in an indigenous population; evaluating the feasibility of a novel online cardiovascular health intervention for men at high risk of heart disease; and investigating the impact of cognitive impairment amongst people with different forms of chronic heart failure.     

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Research Output

A psychosocial intervention for stroke survivors and carers: 12 month outcomes of a randomized controlled trial

Minshall, C., Castle, D. J., Thompson, D. R., Pascoe, M., Cameron, J., Apputhurai, P., Knowles, S. R., Jenkins, Z. & Ski, C., 19 Mar 2020, In : Topics in stroke rehabilitation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    112 Downloads (Pure)

    Cardiovascular and other health problems in men: overlap with mental health

    Ski, C. & Thompson, D. R., 01 Jan 2020, (Accepted) Comprehensive Men's Mental Health. Cambridge University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Open Access
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Exploring the Impact of Illness Perceptions, Self‑efficacy, Coping Strategies, and Psychological Distress on Quality of Life in a Post‑stroke Cohort

    Minshall, C., Ski, C., Apputhurai, P., Thompson, D. R., Castle, D. J., Jenkins, Z. & Knowles, S. R., 23 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. p. 1-7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Prizes

    Best New Research Award

    Ski, Chantal (Recipient), 23 Aug 2014

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Best Reviewer 2017

    Ski, Chantal (Recipient), 01 Jan 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Fellow of the Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation

    Ski, Chantal (Recipient), 01 Jan 2018

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

    Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology

    Ski, Chantal (Recipient), 01 Jan 2018

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

    Most highly cited paper in European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2018

    Ski, Chantal (Recipient), 01 Jan 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    Screening for depression in ambulatory care and cardiac rehabilitation

    Chantal Ski (Invited speaker)

    05 Jun 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

    Flinders University

    Chantal Ski (Visiting researcher)

    19 Jan 202019 Jan 2023

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

    European Society of Cardiology Congress

    Chantal Ski (Presenter), , Karen McGuigan (Contributor), , A. Hill (Contributor), , V Coates (Contributor), , David Thompson (Contributor), , O'Kane D (Contributor), & D. McKay (Contributor)

    2020 → …

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Cardiac distress what is it and how should we measure it

    Chantal Ski (Invited speaker)

    03 Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    British Heart Foundation - External Assessor

    Chantal Ski (Examiner)

    01 Jan 20192020

    Activity: Examination typesOther examination

    Press / Media

    Meditation and Endocrine Health and Wellbeing research

    Chantal Ski


    9 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Linking Meditation with Improved Mental Health

    Chantal Ski


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research