Dr. Sylvia Severine Fernandes

United Arab Emirates
Nurse Supervisor Latifa Women and children hospital Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dr. Sylvia Fernandes is a distinguished Nurse Supervisor with over 28 years of extensive experience in nursing, specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. Based in Dubai, Dr. Sylvia has a strong academic background and a career marked by excellence in patient care, management, and research. She began her educational journey with a B.Sc. in Nursing from Fr. Muller’s College of Nursing, Mangalore University, in 1994. She further specialized with an M.Sc. in Nursing, focusing on Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in 1998. Her commitment to continuous learning led her to pursue a Bachelor in Applied Sciences - Midwifery from Dubai Women’s College in 2010, and later, advanced degrees from SBS Swiss Business School, including a Masters in Applied Business Research in 2019 and a Doctorate in Business Administration in 2021. Professionally, Dr. Sylvia has made significant contributions at Latifa Women and Children Hospital in Dubai, where she is serving since July 2001. Her earlier roles include being a Lecturer at Dr. M.V. Shetty Institute of Health Sciences and an Assistant Lecturer and Clinical Instructor at S.C.S College of Nursing. Dr. Sylvia's professional strengths are reflected in her exceptional contributions to quality development, strong communication skills, and profound knowledge in developing training programs. She is recognized for her management and leadership skills, eagerness to learn, and ability to handle various personalities and situations with sound judgment. She has planned and implemented specialized courses for nurses and midwives in Dubai health authority.Her achievements include receiving the DHA Medical Research Award in 2016, presenting numerous research papers at national and international conferences and also published research papers in international journals.