Staff listing

There are over 100 people working at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, making us one of the largest nursing schools in Australia.

Staff at the school include teaching staff, researchers, honorary professors, clinical technicians and administrative staff.


School Executive

Head of School/Deputy Executive Dean
Alfred Deakin Professor Maxine Duke

Deputy Head of School/Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor Nikki Phillips

Associate Head of School, Research
Professor Tracey Bucknall

Associate Head of School, Teaching and Learning
Associate Professor Helen Forbes

Senior Lecturer/Director of Clinical Studies
Dr Lauren McTier

Alfred Deakin Research Fellow and Director of Postgraduate Studies
Dr Melissa Bloomer

Associate Professor of Nursing
Associate Professor Debra Kerr

Professor of Nursing
Professor Judy Currey

School Executive Officer
Jennie Landrigan

Assistant to Head of School
Project and Executive Officer
Jacqui Nicholson

Academic staff

Chair positions

Name
Chair in Nursing, Epworth HealthCare
Alfred Deakin Professor Mari Botti (AM)
Chair in Nursing, Alfred Health
Professor Tracey Bucknall
Chair in Nursing, Monash Health
Professor Alison Hutchinson
Chair in Nursing, Barwon Health
Professor Trisha Dunning (AM)
Chair in Nursing, Eastern Health
Professor Julie Considine
Chair in Nursing, Western Health
Professor Bodil Rasmussen

Professors

Name
Research Professor
Professor Elizabeth Manias
Associate Dean, Research
Professor Trish Livingston

Associate Professors

Name
Associate Professor in Nursing, Epworth HealthCare
Associate Professor Ana Hutchinson
Associate Professor, Monash Health
Associate Professor Bernice Redley
Associate Professor
Associate Professor Catherine Nagle
Associate Professor
Associate Professor Diane Phillips
Associate Professor in Nursing
Associate Professor Rochelle Wynne
Associate Professor in Nursing
Associate Professor Pat Nicholson

Senior Lecturers

Name
Senior Lecturer
Dr Rhonda Brown

Lecturers

Name
Lecturer
Carmel Duff
Lecturer
Cath McNamara
Lecturer
Christopher Wakefield
Lecturer
Claire Crossfield
Lecturer
Deana Copley
Lecturer
Denise Warmington
Lecturer
Dolores Dooley
Lecturer
Elijah Marangu
Lecturer
Elyse Coffey
Lecturer
Elizabeth Oldland
Lecturer
Dr Emily Tomlinson
Lecturer
Erin Guiney
Lecturer
Gabby Burdeu
Lecturer
Dr Grainne Lowe
Lecturer
Jane Walker
Lecturer
Jennifer Hosking
Lecturer
Jennifer Rawet
Lecturer
Jo McDonall
Lecturer
Laura Brooks
Lecturer
Lenore Ley
Lecturer
Linda Rhodes
Lecturer
Margaret Pszczolkowski
Lecturer
Dr Maureen Miles
Lecturer
Monica Schoch
Lecturer
Nicki Hartney
Lecturer
Dr Pauline Wong 
Lecturer
Rebecca Thornton
Lecturer
Renee Fiolet
Lecturer
Sophie O'Keeffe
Lecturer
Dr Stephane Bouchoucha
Lecturer
Suzanne Coulson
Lecturer
David Delaney 
Lecturer
Belinda Dean 
Lecturer
Kelly Menzel
Lecturer
Vanessa Brotto 
Lecturer
Jacqui Allen

Senior Research Fellow

Name
Heart Foundation Research Fellow
Professor Andrea Driscoll 
Senior Research Fellow
Dr Maryann Street
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Anna Ugalde
Alfred Deakin Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow
Dr Lisa Kuhn

Research Fellows

Name
Research Fellow
Dr Beverley Wood
Research Fellow
Dr Helen Rawson
Research Fellow
Dr Helen Walker
Research Fellow
Dr Philip Russo

Honorary Professors

Name
Honorary Professor
Professor Beverly O'Connell
Honorary Professor
Professor Bridie Kent
Honorary Professor
Dr David Phillips
Honorary Professor
Professor Ian Graham
Honorary Professor
Professor Paul Bennett
Honorary Professor
Professor Tonda Hughes

Honorary Associate Professors

Name
Honorary Associate Professor
Dr Danny Hills
Honorary Associate Professor
Dr Vibeke Lorentzen
Honorary Associate Professor
Professor Vibeke Zoffmann

Honorary Adjunct Professors

Name
Honorary Adjunct Professor
Cheyne Chalmers
Honorary Adjunct Professor
David Plunkett
Honorary Adjunct Professor
Dr Karen Page
Honorary Adjunct Professor
Dr Lucy Cuddihy
Honorary Adjunct Professor
Janet Weir-Phyland
Honorary Adjunct Professor
Sharon Donovan

Honorary Adjunct Associate Professors

Name
Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor
Dr Dean McKenzie
Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor
Glenn Eastwood
Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor
Dr Nigel Fealy
Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor
Naomi Dobroff
Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor
Associate Professor Sailesh Mohan

Senior Clinical Lecturers

Name
Senior Clinical Lecturer
Michelle Robins
Senior Clinical Lecturer
Jane Motley

Clinical Lecturers

Name
Clinical Lecturer
Elizabeth Gherardin
Clinical Lecturer
Dr Emma Cohen
Clinical Lecturer
Mary Hawkins
Clinical Lecturer
Susan Hunter

Clinical Associate Professors

Name
Clinical Associate Professor
Suzanne Metcalf
Clinical Associate Professor
Katrina Nankervis
Clinical Associate Professor
Kath Riddell
Clinical Associate Professor
Denise Patterson

Clinical Associate Lecturers

Name
Clinical Associate Lecturer
Lauren Wilgose
Clinical Associate Lecturer
Mietta Dudley
Clinical Associate Lecturer
Amy Parry
Clinical Associate Lecturer
Jayne Porter
Clinical Associate Lecturer
Jenny Yuen
Clinical Associate Lecturer
Tammie Voigt

Professional staff

International support staff

Name
International Student Support Officer
Barbara Green
International Officer
Jerome Otton

Professional staff

Name
Senior School Administrative Officer
Michelle Smith
Senior Finance Officer
Vanessa Agiran
Campus Administrative Officer, Waterfront
Jill Sainsbury
Campus Administrative Officer, Warrnambool
Leanne Bone
Administrative Officer
Ara Delon
Administrative Officer, Academic support
Karyn Vanderbom
Administrative Officer, Undergraduate course advice
Laura Day
Administrative Officer, Postgraduate course advice
Alana Weber
Administrative Assistant
Helen Harris
Administrative Assistant
Robyn Lampard
Clinical Placement Coordinator
Geeta Jaswal
Clinical Administrative Officer
Simone Russell
Clinical Administrative Officer
Rebekah Burnett
Clinical Administrative Officer
Palma Cosentino
Clinical Administrative Assistant
Christie Tesdorpf
Clinical Simulation Centre Coordinator
Rosie Rose
Technical Officer
Glenda Watts
Technical Officer
Janet Campbell
Technical Officer
Zana Piljevic
Laboratory Assistant
Kerrie Jenkin
Laboratory Assistant
Madhushree Rajanna

General contacts

Undergraduate student/course advice
Email the Undergraduate Team
+61 3 9244 6032

Postgraduate student/course advice
Email the Postgraduate Team
+61 3 9244 6102

Clinical Team
Email the Clinical Team
+61 3 9244 5445

Finance
Email the Finance Team