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Associate Professor Zoe Jordan

Telephone +61 8 8313 6157
Position Director - Joanna Briggs Institute
Email zoe.jordan@adelaide.edu.au
Mobile +61 4 0946 3611
Floor/Room 3
Campus Womens & Childrens Hospital
Org Unit Joanna Briggs Institute

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Biography/ Background

Professor Zoe Jordan, BA, MA, PhD,is Executive Director of the Joanna Briggs Institute within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide. She has been actively involved in the fields of health research, communication and international collaboration for nearly 20 years. Her particular interest is in contemporary approaches to health communication, specifically with regard to the emerging interrelationship and convergence of communication and culture in the context of a global society. In 2011 she won a University of Adelaide Doctoral Research medal for outstanding research at PhD level. In 2014-15 she also participated in the highly competitive Go8-C9 Research and Academic Leadership Executive Shadowing Program.  An experienced researcher, she has published many journal articles, editorials and books in the field of evidence based healthcare and translation science, has supervised students at both Masters and PhD level and is actively engaged in international committees and editorial boards.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Flinders University)

Master of Arts: Communication Studies (University of South Australia)

PhD (University of Adelaide)

Publications

Publications Dissertations Jordan Z (2010) ‘International collaboration in health sciences research: manna, myth and model’. Unpublished thesis, The Joanna Briggs Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide

 

Jordan Z (2003) ‘Political Discourse in Mass Media Coverage of Acts of Terrorism: A Comparative Study of Coverage of the Twin Towers and The Bali Bombing’.  Unpublished Masters Minor Thesis, School of Communication, Information and New Media, University of South Australia

Books

Jordan Z, McArthur A and McMillan M (2014) Stakeholder engagement: the role of tacit knowledge and value statements in translational science, Pearson A (ed). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA

Jordan Z and Pearson A (2013) International collaboration in translational health science. Pearson A (ed). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA

Kitson A, Wiechula R, Salmond S and Jordan Z (2012) Knowledge translation in healthcare. Pearson A (ed). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA

Jordan Z, Konno R and Mu P (2011) Synthesising evidence from narrative, text and opinion. Pearson A (ed). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA

Pearson A, Field J and Jordan Z (2006) Evidence-Based Clinical Practice in Nursing and Health Care: Assimilating Research, Experience and Expertise.  Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, United Kingdom

Jordan Z, Donnelly P and Pittman E (2006) A short history of a BIG idea: The Joanna Briggs Institute 1996 – 2006.  Ausmed Publications, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Research Reports

Peters M, Riitano, D, Lisy K, Jordan Z and Aromataris E (2014) Providing care for families who have experienced stillbirth: a comprehensive systematic review. Stillbirth Foundation Australia, 190p.

Peters M, Jordan Z, Stern C, Hodgson K, Aromataris E and Pearson A. (2013), Community grant programs targeting the reduction of risk factors for lifestyle related chronic disease. 39p.

Schultz T, Aromataris E, Attard M, Riitano D, Jordan Z, Cook-Johnson R and Pearson A (2012) Evaluating the impact of alcohol industry funded research on knowledge production. Report to VicHealth. 89p.

Pearson A, Long, L, Page T and Jordan Z, (2005) Engaging Consumers in Safety and Quality at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, SIIP

FitzGerald M, Pincombe J, McCutcheon H, Evans D and Wiechula R and Jordan Z (2000) Systematic review of models of undergraduate clinical education, nursing curricula and transition support for new graduates, Queensland Nursing Council, Brisbane.

FitzGerald, M., Walsh, K., McCutcheon, H., Hodgkinson, B., Lockwood, C., Pincombe, J. & Jordan, Z. (2000) Systematic review of indicators of competence for practice and protocol for validation of indicators of competence, Queensland Nursing Council, Brisbane

Refereed journal articles

Peters M, Lisy K, Riitano D, Jordan Z and Aromataris E (2015) Providing meaningful care for families experiencing stillbirth: a meta-synthesis of qualitative evidence, Journal of Perinatology, 1-7

Peters M, Lisy K, Riitano D, Jordan Z and Aromataris E (2015) Caring for families experiencing stillbirth: evidence-based guidance for maternity care providers, Women and Birth, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2015.07.003

Jordan Z, Lockwood C and Aromataris E (2015) Translational science across the health curriculum: educating the next generation of health professionals, Advances in Health Sciences Education, Submitted 4th March 2015

Jordan Z, Lockwood C, Aromataris E and Munn Z (2015) Now that we’re here, where are we? The JBI approach to evidence based healthcare 10 years on, International Journal of Evidence Based Healthcare, Accepted for publication 30th April 2015

Harvey G, Marshall R, Jordan Z and Kitson A (2015) Exploring the hidden barriers in knowledge translation: A case study within an academic community, Qualitative Health Research, 04/2015; DOI: 10.1177/1049732315580300

Gall DJ, Jordan Z, Stern C (2015) Effectiveness and meaningfulness of art therapy as a tool for healthy aging: a comprehensive systematic review protocol, The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 13(3): 3-17

Pearson, A, Jordan, Z, Lockwood, C and Aromataris, A (2014) Notions of quality and standards for qualitative research reporting, International Journal of Nursing Practice, 01/2015; DOI: 10.1111/ijn.12331

Eddy KJ, Jordan Z, Stephenson M (2014) Health professionals’ experiences of teamwork education in acute hospital settings: a systematic review protocol, The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports 12(8):90

McReynolds PM, Jordan Z (2014) The effectiveness of audit and feedback as a quality improvement strategy in residential aged care: a systematic review protocol, The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports 12(8):78

Munn, Z, Jordan, Z, Pearson, A, Murphy, F, Pilkington D Anderson A (2014) Patient anxiety and satisfaction in an MRI department: initial results from an action research study, J Med Imaging Radiat Sci http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2014.07.006

Stern C, Jordan Z and McArthur A (2014) Developing a review question and inclusion criteria, American Journal of Nursing, 114(4): 53-56

Munn, Z, Jordan, Z, Pearson, A, Murphy, F, Pilkington D (2014) ‘On their side’: focus group findings regarding the role of MRI radiographers and patient care, Radiography, 20, pp. 246–250

Munn, Z, Jordan, Z (2014) The effectiveness of non-pharmacologic interventions to reduce anxiety and increase patient satisfaction and comfort during nuclear medicine imaging, Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences (in press)

Costi L, Lockwood C, Munn Z and Jordan Z (2014) Women’s experience of diabetes and diabetes management in pregnancy: a systematic review of qualitative literature, JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 12(1): 176-280

Martin S, Jordan Z and Carney S (2013) The effect of early oral feeding compared to standard oral feeding following total laryngectomy: a systematic review, JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 11(11): 140-182

Dawson S, Jordan Z and Attard M (2013) Carers experiences of seeking help for relatives with first episode psychosis: a systematic review of qualitative evidence, JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 11(11): 183-361

Munn Z, Pearson A, Jordan Z, Murphy F, Pilkington D (2013) Action research in radiography: what it is and how it can be conducted.  Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences (in press)

Pearson A, Jordan Z, Munn Z. (2012) Translational Science and Evidence-Based Healthcare: A Clarification and Reconceptualization of How Knowledge Is Generated and Used in Healthcare. Nursing Research and Practice. 2012 Volume 2012, Article ID792519, 6 pages

Munn Z, Jordan Z (2012) The effectiveness of interventions to reduce anxiety, claustrophobia, sedation and non-completion rates of patients undergoing high technology medical imaging. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 10 (19):1122-1185.

Munn, Z and Jordan, Z (2011) The patient experience of high technology medical imaging: A systematic review of the qualitative evidence, Radiography, 17(4):323-331

Munn Z, Jordan Z (2011). The patient experience of high technology medical imaging: A systematic review of the qualitative evidence. The Joanna Briggs Institute Library of Systematic Reviews.

Jordan, Z and Court, A (2010) Reconstructing consumer participation in evidence-based health care: a polemic, International Journal of Consumer Studies, 34: 558-561

Pearson, A and Jordan, Z (2010) Evidence-based healthcare in developing countries.  International Journal of Evidence Based Healthcare, 8(2): 97-100

Pearson, A., Wiechula, R., Jordan, Z., Stern, C (2009) Policy related to Varicose Veins in Publicly Funded Elective Surgery Programs: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Evidence Based Health Care, 7: 250–269

Jordan, Z (2009) Magnet Recognition and Practice Development: two journeys toward practice improvement in health care. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 15: 495–501

Walsh, K., Jordan, Z and Apolloni, L (2009) The Problematic Art of Conversation: Communication and Health Practice Evolution, Practice Development in Health Care, 8(3): 166-179

Pearson, A., Wiechula, R., Jordan, Z., Louey, M (2009) Policy related to Abdominoplasty in Publicly Funded Elective Surgery Programs: A Systematic Review.  International Journal of Evidence Based Health Care, 7(2): 75-93

Pearson, A., Wiechula, R., Jordan, Z., Henstridge, V. (2009) Policy related to Rhinoplasty in Publicly Funded Elective Surgery Programs:  A Systematic Review.  International Journal of Evidence Based Health Care, 7(2): 94-111

Jordan, Z., Court, A., and Xue, Y (2009) Evidence to inform clinical decision making, Chinese Journal of Nursing, 44(4): 405-406

Moss, C., Walsh, K., Jordan, Z., and McDonald, L (2008) The impact of practice development in an emergency department: a pluralistic evaluation. Practice Development in Health Care, published online.

Long, L., Pearson, A., Page, T and Jordan, Z (2008) Engaging consumers in safety and quality at Royal Adelaide hospital. International Journal of Evidence Based Health Care, 6(1): 119–134

Pearson, A., Laschinger, H., Porritt, K., Jordan, Z., Tucker, D., and Long, L., (2007) Comprehensive systematic review of evidence on developing and sustaining nursing leadership that fosters a healthy work environment in healthcare. International Journal of Evidence Based Health Care 5(2): 208–253

Pearson, A., Pallas, LO., Thomson, D, Doucette, E., Tucker, D., Wiechula, R., Long, L., Porritt, K., Jordan, Z (2006) Comprehensive review on the impact of nursing workload and staffing to create a healthy work environment.  International Journal of Evidence Based Health Care, 4(4): 337-384

Jordan, Z. & Porritt, K (2004) Evidence based health information provision - development of an online consumer ‘request for information service’. Worldviews on Evidence Based Practice, 1(4), 237-240.

Pearson, A., Laschinger, H., Porritt, K., Jordan, Z., Tucker, D., and Long, L. (2004) Comprehensive systematic review of evidence on developing and sustaining nursing leadership that fosters a healthy work environment in health care.  Health Care Reports, 2(7): 145-208.

Non-refereed articles/editorials

Jordan Z (2015) Knowledge translation, fuzzy logic and discourse (Editorial) JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 13(6)

Jordan Z (2015) Communication and the ‘wicked problem’ of evidence translation (Editorial), International Nursing Journal Referencia, IV, no.5

Jordan Z (2009) Dawn Fraser AO: an Olympic first lady.  PACEsetterS, 6(1): 7-8

Jordan Z (2009) Courage and clinical leaders in Australia.  PACEsetterS, 6(1): 24-26

Jordan Z (2009) The “agonies of evidence” in the developing world.  PACEsetterS, 6(2): 7-8

Jordan Z (2009) Evidence for Africa.  PACEsetterS, 6(2): 14-15

Jordan Z (2009) A voice for action and progress: The Global Health Council.  PACEsetterS, 6(2): 22-23

Jordan Z (2009) Viva la revolucion in Cuba.  PACEsetterS, 6(2): 24-25

Jordan Z (2009) Knowledge into action: for better health and healthcare.  PACEsetterS, 6(3): 7-8

Jordan Z & Koop E (2009) A question of evidence.  PACEsetterS, 6(3): 24-25

Jordan Z (2008) Decisions, decisions… PACEsetterS 5(1): 24-25

Jordan Z (2008) Dr Deb Cullen: working “where impact is made”.  PACEsetterS, 5(2): 7

Jordan Z (2008) A kaleidoscope of possibilities: The joy and challenge of nursing practice.  PACEsetterS, 5(2): 11-13

Jordan Z (2008) Consumer perspectives on safety and quality.  PACEsetterS, 5(3): 7

Jordan Z (2008) Safer healthcare now!  PACEsetterS, 5(3): 9-11

Jordan Z (2008) Take a walk on the wild side: from Africa to Adelaide.  PACEsetterS, 5(3): 23-25

Jordan Z (2008) Through knowledge you win: Nursing education in Brazil.  PACEsetterS, 5(4): 5-8

Jordan Z (2008) A brave new world.  PACEsetterS, 5(4): 10-13

Jordan Z (2008) Land of the midnight sun.  PACEsetterS, 5(4): 14-16

Jordan Z (2008) Hand in hand: research and education in developing and transitional countries. PACEsetterS, 5(4): 21

Jordan Z (2007) Leading by example.  PACEsetterS, 4(1): 7-9

Jordan Z (2007) Turning research into action.  PACEsetterS, 4(1): 11

Jordan Z (2007) Facing the evidence.  PACEsetterS, 4(1): 13-14

Jordan Z (2007) Better knowledge for better practice in social care.  PACEsetterS, 4(1): 27-29

Jordan Z (2007) Knowing and doing: it’s the combination that counts.  PACEsetterS, 4(2): 6-8

Jordan Z (2007) C.H.A.I.N’s linking evidence to practice: making utilisation a contact sport.  PACEsetterS, 4(2): 10-14

Jordan Z (2007) I still haven’t found what I’m looking for!  PACEsetterS, 4(2): 22-25

Jordan Z (2007) Rendezvous with destiny.  PACEsetterS, 4(3): 6-7

Jordan Z (2007) Grace and gratitude.  PACEsetterS, 4(3): 12-14

Jordan Z (2007) HillRaiser argues for evidence-based politics.  PACEsetterS, 4(4): 6-7

Jordan Z (2007) Practice development: changing conversations in New Zealand.  PACEsetterS, 4(4): 22-24

Jordan Z & Court A (2006) Not all who wander are lost… a journey from theory to practice. PACEsetterS, 3(2): 47-50

Rowan N & Jordan Z (2006) Untying the knots: minimising physical restraint in aged care. PACEsetterS, 3(3): 7-14

Jordan Z (2006) Reviewing restraint. PACEsetterS, 3(3): 22-23

Jordan Z (2006) Transporting evidence from bench to bedside. PACEsetterS, 3(3): 25-27

Jordan Z (2006) Clinical partnerships - United we stand. PACEsetterS, 3(3): 28-29

Jordan Z (2006) Tell me WHO are you? PACEsetterS, 3(4): 7-9

Jordan Z (2006) Hearts, minds and greater expectations: creating opportunities for improved global health. PACEsetterS, 3(4): 10-11

Jordan Z (2006) Orphans of Africa – the silent crisis. PACEsetterS, 3(4): 15-21

Jordan Z (2006) No silent witness. PACEsetterS, 3(4): 23-26

Jordan Z (2005) Through the London Eye: the implementation jigsaw puzzle.  PACEsetterS, 2(3): 11-13

Jordan Z (2005) The David Thompson Phenomenon. PACEsetterS, 2(3): 15-17

Jordan Z (2005) Consumers of healthcare ‘expecting the unexpected’. PACEsetterS, 2(3): 27-29

Jordan Z (2005) Implementation in the real world. PACEsetterS, 2(3): 43-45

Jordan Z (2005) Targeting best practice in the United Kingdom. PACEsetterS, 2(3): 47-49

Jordan Z (2005) Lost in translation? PACEsetterS, 2(3): 51-53

Jordan Z (2005) Turning challenges into opportunities. PACEsetterS, 2(4): 7-10

Jordan Z (2005) An oasis of serenity. PACEsetterS, 2(4): 13-15

Jordan Z & Rowan N (2005) ‘Evidence’ a delight in Turkey. PACEsetterS, 2(4): 23-25

Jordan Z (2005) Hope springs eternal. PACEsetterS, 2(4): 27-29

Jordan Z  & Pearson A (2005) Aiming for evidence-based practice in Africa. PACEsetterS, 2(4): 35-38

Jordan Z (2005) ‘NICE’ guidelines in the city of dreaming spires. PACEsetterS, 2(4): 41-45

Musker M, Jordan Z & Rowan N (2005) Forensic mental health: solving the human puzzle. PACEsetterS, 2(4): 47- 49

Conferences, presentations and workshops Jordan Z (2015) Fuzzy logic and evidence implementation on the edge of chaos, UCSF Clinical InQuERI Nursing Research Conference, South San Francisco Conference Centre, San Francisco, CA, USA

 

Jordan Z (2014)Evidence based healthcare: a new architecture for the future of global health, Shanghai evidence based nursing conference, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

 

Jordan Z (2013)Translational gaps when translating evidence into practice, Conference on Translational Health Science, Taipei Veterans Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

 

Jordan Z and Weeks S (2011) Getting evidence into action. UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA

 

Jordan Z (2011) International collaboration in health sciences research: manna, myth and model, Graduate research seminar series, Adelaide, Australia

 

Jordan Z (2010) A study of international research in healthcare, Graduate research seminar series, Adelaide, Australia

 

Jordan Z (2010)Discourse analysis methodology clinic, JBI Research School, Adelaide, South Australia

 

Jordan Z (2009) Pragmatics of discourse analysis, Graduate research seminar series, Adelaide, Australia

 

Wiechula R and Jordan Z (2006) Policy and clinical considerations on exclusion of elective surgery: A series of systematic reviews, 5th JBI Colloquium, Amagagasi Olwasi: Waves of Knowledge, Durban South Africa Jordan Z(2005) Engaging Consumers in Safety and Quality - Perspectives on Adverse Events, 3rd Australasian Conference on Safety and Quality in Health Care: Evolution or Revolution, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia

Expertise for Media Contact

CategoriesBusiness & Management, Medicine & Medical Research
ExpertiseCommunication strategy; international collaboration in health research; health improvement; health improvement in developing countries; evidence based practice; evidence based healthcare; change management; systematic reviews; evidence synthesis; evidence/knowledge transfer; evidence utilisation/implementation
NotesI was awarded a University Doctoral Research Medal from the University of Adelaide in 2011; I was awarded a scholarship in 2014 as part of the Go8-C9 Research and Academic Leadership Executive Shadowing Program
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Entry last updated: Thursday, 4 Aug 2016

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