International advisory board

Prof Riegel Barbara

University of Pensylvania - USA

Barbara Riegel, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, is Professor of Nursing, Edith Clemmer Steinbright Chair of Gerontology and Director of the Biobehavioral Research Center at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, USA. She is widely known for her studies of heart failure self-care and disease management. Specifically, she studies poor sleep and impaired symptom perception as factors influencing the ability of older adults to engage in self-care broadly defined to include medication adherence. Dr Riegel has published more than 350 articles and is the co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.