Watson Caring Science Global Associates


Watson Caring Science Global Associates represent individuals, systems, projects/programs and events around the world, which are endorsed and formally recognized by Dr. Watson and Watson Caring Science Institute (WCSI). Each Global Caring Science Associate is contributing to the development and advancement of Caring Science knowledge and practices in partnership with Dr. Watson/WCSI.

Watson Caring Science Global Associates are visionary leaders with programs that address global caring needs of society. They serve as inspired exemplars at this unique turning point for humanity. Watson Caring Science Global Associates unite all health professionals, under a shared commitment to embrace foundational and fundamental premises for sustaining human caring – healing and health for all people around the globe.

Watson Caring Science Global Associates designated between 2016-2018 will be included as inaugural members of a Watson Caring Science World Portal.

Watson Caring Science World Portal

Watson Caring Science World Portal will serve as a unique global forum for Watson Caring Science Global Associates, to help nurses and nursing unite and expand shared values, philosophies, theories, and commitments to advance human caring, healing, health and peace for our world.

Watson World Portal Mission

  • network and unite scholars, researchers, educators, administrators, and practitioners of Caring Science scholarship
    • access and collate a global data base of Caring Science
      • disseminate grass roots global programs and human caring initiatives from around the world; provide a forum for global nursing and health/healing professionals to expand and disseminate knowledge and practices of human caring, healing and peace in service to humanity, through informed moral action

      The Watson Caring Science Global Associates will be professionally networked to have access to each other for

      • cooperative scholarship
      • program information
      • educational curriculum
      • Caring Science forms of inquiry
      • expert Caring Science faculty research outcomes of professional caring science models for transforming healing health care practices.

      Each system will receive a formal certificate indicating designation as a Global Associate and will be identified with others as an international leader involved in this shared scholarship and practice.

      This designation provides your society the privilege to use the Watson Caring Science logo.

      You will receive exclusive discounts in the Watson Caring Science Store.

      • $500 US/annually
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      Current Global Associates

      Watson Caring Science Global Associate – CHINA

      Department of Nursing, Union Hospital
      Tongji Medical College, Huazhong
      University of Science and Technology
      – Wuhan, China
      Dr. Yilan Liu, Nursing Director    yilanl2008@sina.com

      Watson Caring Science Global Associate – ITALY

      Caring Progress International

      Sandra Vacchi    caringprog.italy@hotmail.it

      Watson Caring Science Global Associate – JAPAN

      International Society for Caring and Peace – Tokyo
      Red Cross College of Nursing Tokyo
      Dr. Sachie Shindo    shindo@tachibana-u.ac.jp
      Jean Watson, Honorary Chair Emerita

      Watson Caring Science Global Associate – MIDDLE EAST – JORDAN
      Middle Eastern Nurses website

      Middle Eastern Nurses Uniting in Human Caring
      – Jordan
      Julie Benbenishty    partnerscaring@gmail.com
      Naela Hasan    Naelahasan2@yahoo.com

      Watson Caring Science Global Associate – PORTUGAL

      Enjoy Oneself — Terapias Holisticas Unipessoal, LDA
      Holisitc Nursing Center
      Helena Martins, Nurse Coordinator

      Watson Caring Science Global Associate – PERU

      Sociedad de Watson/ Asociacion Peruana de Enfermeria
      Dr. Patrick Albert Palmieri

      Watson Caring Science Global Associate – SPAIN

      Universitat Rovira i Virgili
      – Tarragona
      Maria Jiménez Herrera, PhD, RN, MB

      Watson Caring Science Global Associate – SWITZERLAND

      Institut et Haute Ecole de la Santé La Source — Lausanne
      Philippe Delmas, PhD
      Full Professor

      Watson Caring Science Global Associates

      Pending Global Associates

      • Hong Kong
      • Ireland
      • Korea
      • Philippines
      • Singapore
      • South Africa
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Turkey
      Each Watson Caring Science Global Associates member represents international collaboration and visionary diverse approaches to Caring Science for our world.Dr. Jean Watson

      Become a Global Associate of Watson Caring Science Institute

      Global Association with Watson Caring Science Institute is usually by invitation only, but Dr. Watson is open to review your interest and background related to your participation.

      Please complete the request form for consideration.

      Once approved for Global Associate status and recognition, the Membership Fee is $500 US/per year. The fee can be remitted via PayPal or credit card in the Membership Fee section above.


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      Briefly describe the nature of your interest, projects underway or commitment to Caring Science - e.g. education; practice; research; administration; policy.