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Sherryn is currently coordinating the development of the Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioual Sciences curriculum in Interprofessional Education. Sherryns background is in dietetics and she was previous the deputy course coordinator for the dietetics program.
HBS345 Interprofessional Case Management and Health Service Delivery
Sherryn is currently researching in the area of interprofessional education (IPE). She is specifically focusing on the effects of an online unit in interprofessional education (IPE) on students’ attitudes and skills associated with learning and working collaboratively. She has previously researched in the areas of dietetic clinical education models and the physical health of people with a mental illness.
2004 - Awarded International travel fellowship supported by Victorian Quality Council and the Department of Human Services
Dietitians Association of Australia
The Association for Health Professional Education
Evans, S. An overview of international interventions to improve the physical health of people with a mental illness. World Psychiatric Association Section of Epidemiology and Public Health Meeting, 5-7 July 2005, Brisbane, Australia
Evans S. An overview of international interventions to address weight gain in mental illness: Dietitians can make a difference. Dietitians Association of Australia 23rd National Conference, 26-28 May 2005. Perth, Australia.
Evans S, Brown S. Walking groups to improve physical health in psychiatric community care units. Dietitians Association of Australia 23rd National Conference, 26-28 May 2005. Perth, Australia.
Evans S, Newton R, Higgins S. Nutritional intervention to prevent weight gain in patients commenced on Olanzapine: A randomised controlled trial. European College of Neuropsychopharmocology 17th Annual Congress, October 9 – 13 2004. Stockholm, Sweden.
Evans S, Higgins S, Newton R. Minimising weight gain associated with Olanzapine in people with schizophrenia: Nutritional intervention can make a difference. Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity 13th Annual Scientific Meeting, August 13-15 2004. Brisbane, Australia.