Main Session 1

Time: 11:30-12:00 (local time in Taipei)
Topic: Core Disaster Nursing Competencies: The Way Forward

Kristine Qureshi
Dr. Kristine Qureshi, RN, CEN, PHNA-BC, FAAN, PhD

Regional Human Resources for Health Coordinator for the US Affiliated Pacific Islands, USA

Dr. Qureshi received her PhD in nursing science from Columbia University in NYC. She has
extensive experience in the acute care, community and public health sectors and recently retired from
the University of Hawaii where she was a professor and associate dean for research and global health.
Dr. Qureshi now works for the Pacific Islands Health Officers Association secretariat, where she
serves as the Regional Human Resources for Health Coordinator. She has US national board
certification in both advanced public health nursing and emergency nursing; her focused area of
research and scholarship is public health preparedness, disaster nursing and healthcare worker safety.
Dr. Qureshi is also the global director for the International Council of Nurses Leadership for Change
Programme; is a certified global nursing consultant and a fellow in the American Academy of


Main Session 2

Time: 09:30-10:00 (local time in Taipei)
Topic: Post-Pandemic Psychological Distress and Resilience: A New Lesson for Healthcare Professionals in Taiwan After the COVID-19

Sue-Huei Chen
Dr. Sue-Huei Chen, BS, MS, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Lecturer (1996-present), Department of Psychology National Taiwan University Taipei, Taiwan
Visiting Adjunct Professor (2011-2012), Dept. of Psychology, Emory University, U.S.A.
President (2015-2017), Taiwan Association of Clinical Psychology
Vice Chair (2013-2016), Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University
Head (2010-2014), Deputy Head (2005-2009), National Science & Technology for Disaster Reduction Taiwan (NCDR), Socio-Economic System Division

Distinguished Teaching Award, National Taiwan University, 2021.
Distinguished Professor, Department of psychology, National Taiwan University, 2019-present.
Distinguished Research Award, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of Taiwan, 2018-2019.
National Taiwan University Excellent Societal Service Award, 2016.
Goodrich C. White Distinguished Alumni Award, Department of Psychology, Emory University, U.S.A., 2013.
Fellowship for Exchange Scholars Visiting in USA, National Science Council, Taiwan, 2011-2012.
Fu Ssu-Nien Award of National Taiwan University, 2005
MOST (NSC) Research Awards, NSC: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007-2010, 2010-2013, 2012-2015; MOST: 2015-2017, 2015-2018, 2017-2019, 2019-2022.
Outstanding Teaching Awards, National Taiwan University, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2011, 2014.
International Peace Scholarship, P.E.O., U.S.A., 1990-1994.
Government Scholarship for Clinical Psychology Study in USA, Ministry of Education, Taiwan, R.O.C., 1989-1992.