Nurse Academia and Research with Jed Montayre
Join me on this latest episode as I dive into the captivating journey of Jed Montayre. In this episode, I had the honor of speaking with Jed, an esteemed clinician, associate professor, and director of the Center of Evidence-Based Practice for Healthcare Policy at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Discover the remarkable career path Jed has forged and the invaluable contributions he has made to the nursing field, in particular aged care and healthy aging.
Jed’s story encompasses the transformation from clinical practice to academia, where he started as an emergency nurse, relishing the dynamic nature of acute care. Transitioning to medical-surgical nursing, he fostered deeper connections with patients during extended periods of care. Fueled by his passion for research and the desire to enhance nursing practice, Jed embarked on an academic journey, pursuing a Ph.D. and embracing teaching roles across different universities.
Jed’s Ph.D. experience was both challenging and rewarding, contributing valuable insights to nursing knowledge. He emphasizes the multitude of pathways that a Ph.D. can open within nursing, including academia, research, policy development, and leadership roles.
Jed Montayre’s inspiring career journey from clinical practice to becoming an associate professor and renowned nurse researcher serves as an inspiration to aspiring nurses. His unwavering commitment to gerontology and nursing research has significantly influenced the field, while his dedication to enhancing healthcare for aging populations is truly commendable. Jed’s story is a reminder that with passion, hard work, and a lifelong commitment to learning, nurses can leave a lasting mark on the lives of others.
Don’t miss this captivating episode, available now for your listening pleasure!
03:16 – Jed’s Career Story
05:58 – From Clinical Practice to Academia
09:08 – The Path to Gerontology and Research
10:28 – The PhD Experience and Beyond
14:18 – Exploring Pathways from a PhD in Nursing to Improving Clinical Practice
15:56 – Exploring the Value of Research in Aging
21:37 – Promoting Healthy Aging
25:01 – Surprising Discoveries
29:42 – What is like to be a Nurse Academic and Researcher
32:14 – Nursing Challenges
35:07 – Advice for Clinicians Embarking on a Research Journey
Connect with Jed Montayre:
Email: [email protected]
Check out his works here: https://scholar.google.co.nz/citations?user=W95SxWQAAAAJ&hl=en
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