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Professor Trisha Dunning is the Inaugural Chair in Nursing in Deakin's School of Nursing and Midwifery. She is also Director of the Centre for Nursing and Allied Health Research, and a member of the Deakin Centre for Quality and Patient Safety research (QPS).
My research program addresses key health priorities and government strategic areas. The prime focus is on:
Older people with diabetes and end of life care
Effects of beliefs and attitudes (people with diabetes, their families, and health professionals) on diabetes self-care and health outcomes.
Nursing management of people with diabetes across the care continuum, which incorporates shared diabetes care in general practice settings, acute care nursing, and managing diabetes in older people and end of life care.
Complementary therapies and their safe use with a particular focus on diabetes
Medicine management encompassing medicine self-management, quality use of medicines, and attitudes and beliefs about medicines and how they impact on health outcomes.
Australia Day Honours List 2004 Member of the Order of Australia
Servier Oral Award. Australian Diabetes Educators Association annual conference 2005. Diabetes educators knowledge of and perceptions about research.
Listed in Whos Who of Australian Women.
Listed in Marquis Whos Who in Healthcare.
Listed in Complementary and Alternative Medicine Laboratory Register 2006.
Distinguished Life fellow Royal College of Nursing, Australia
Inaugural International Diabetes Federation Award Plenary Lecture at the Biannual World
Congress in Dubai 2011 for services to the IDF and diabetes care.
Australian Diabetes Educators Association-Honorary Life Member
Australian Diabetes Society
Australian Nursing Federation
Complementary Therapies in Nursing Special Interest Group
Deakin University, Faculty of Arts/Education, Doctoral Alumni
Diabetes Australia, Victoria (Board Member)
Fellow Royal College of Nursing, Australia
International Diabetes Federation
Order of Australia Association (Life Member).
Sigma Theta Tau International, Omicron Chapter
Victorian Writers Centre
International Society of Complementary Medicine Research
Deputy Chair Faculty Health HEAG
School of Nursing Board
School of Nursing and Midwifery Diabetes Education Certificate Advisory Committee
Member,Deakin University Human Research Committee Geelong Panel
Australian Diabetes Educators Association Course Accreditation Committee
Deakin University and the Dept Human Services (Barwon-South Western Region) Partnership
Barwon Health Research Review Committee
Barwon Health Nursing Leadership Committee