Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland
Anne-Sylvie Ramelet, RN, RSCN is Full Professor and Head of the PhD in nursing sciences programme at the Institute of Higher Education and Research in Healthcare, Faculty of Biology and Medicine at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. She is also Nurse Consultant for Paediatric Nursing Research at the Department of woman, mother and child at the University Hospital of Lausanne – CHUV, Switzerland. Prior to her academic career, she worked as a registered nurse in neonatal, paediatric and adult intensive care for more than 15 years mainly in Australia, but also in Switzerland.
Her multidisciplinary research and teaching focuses on children’s pain and comfort as well as family support in paediatric and neonatal critical care settings, and in general paediatrics. Using various research approaches, her work focuses on developing family support interventions to empower families whose children are critically ill and meet their specific needs. She is currently the Principal Investigator of the Swiss national OCToPuS study that aims at better understanding the care practices of chronic critically ill children and the needs of their families.
Anne-Sylvie Ramelet is an active member of various professional organizations, including the European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care, in which she is currently member of the Executive Committee as Treasurer. She is a member of the International Family Nursing Association. She is also involved in the Partnership for Maternal Neonatal and Child Health on behalf of ICN and the Director of the BEST JBI Center of Excellence to promote evidence-based healthcare.