Professor Fiona Coyer holds a joint appointment as Professor of Nursing with the School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology and Metro-North Hospital Health Services. She is based at the Intensive Care Services department, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.
Fiona has extensive experience as a leader in academic and research programs in intensive care nursing, with research interests including skin integrity in critically ill patients. In August 2012, Professor Coyer established the Intensive Care Nursing Professorial Unit at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital where she has developed a program of work focused on developing evidence-based approaches to nursing care and management of the mechanically ventilated critically ill patient in intensive care. Fiona currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Wound Care and Intensive and Critical Care Nursing journal. She is regularly invited to consult on intensive care nursing, particularly management of skin integrity in critically ill patients.