Dr. Amanda Phelan
Sage Adviser on Vulnerable Adults
Dr. Amanda Phelan is Sage’s adviser on Elder Abuse and is based in the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems, University College Dublin. Dr. Phelan is Associate Dean for Global Engagement, Subject Head of Older Persons’ Nursing and Co-Director of the National Centre for the Protection of Older People in the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems. Amanda holds the position of national representative for the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and acted as Secretary of the All Ireland Gerontological Nurses’ Association from 2010-2014. Amanda was appointed to the INMB Fitness to Practice Committee in 2014 and is an editorial board member on the International Journal of Older People Nursing and the International Journal of Nursing & Clinical Practices. Amanda also serves on the international research advisory committee for the National Initiative for Care of the Elderly (NICE), University of Toronto, Canada and is a research advisor to Telmark and Agder Universities, Norway. Amanda’s edited book International Perspectives on Elder Abuse (Routledge) was published in March, 2013.