Cristina M. Vasilica University of Salford, UK
Cristina is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Digital and Social Media in Healthcare. Her research focuses on promoting multidisciplinary work and co-creation with the local communities to make deeply impactful positive change. Passionate about co-designing digital products that meet the needs of users, Cristina co-founded the Kidney Information Network to allow patients to share and access information and support. Cristina’s research expertise extends to digital methods, patient and public engagement, information behaviour and digitization of learning for which she received numerous awards. She introduced the Digital Skills Passport for the nursing curriculum, which aims to equip all nursing students with digital capabilities required for the digitisation of care provision.