Chantal Ski
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    Achievements

    • 19 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 >100 peer reviewed publications
    • Lead investigator (£1.7M) programme of research into optimal health across chronic conditions
    • Published in leading journals such as Nature Cardiology Reviews
    • 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.     

    Willingness to take PhD students

    Yes

    PhD projects

    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.

    Frequent Journals

    • European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

      ISSNs: 1474-5151

      Elsevier

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.41 SJR 0.822 SNIP 1.005

      Journal

    • Journal of Clinical Nursing

      ISSNs: 0962-1067

      Wiley-Blackwell

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.07 SJR 0.768 SNIP 1.087

      Journal

    • Heart, Lung & Circulation

      ISSNs: 1443-9506

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1444-2892

      Wiley-Blackwell

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 1.64 SJR 0.72 SNIP 0.779

      Journal

    • Trials

      ISSNs: 1745-6215

      BioMed Central

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 1.287 SNIP 0.873

      Journal

    • International Journal of Cardiology

      ISSNs: 0167-5273

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1874-1754

      Elsevier Ireland Ltd

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.01 SJR 0.99 SNIP 0.724

      Journal

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