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.


Head of School
Professor Nikki Phillips

Associate Head of School (Research)
Professor Elizabeth Manias

Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning)
Associate Professor Lauren McTier

Associate Head of School (International)
Dr Stéphane Bouchoucha

School Manager
Jennie Landrigan

Assistant to Head of School
Project and Executive Officer

Jenni Northcott


Academic staff

Chair positions

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

Professors

Name
Professor in Nursing
Professor Andrea Driscoll 
Associate Dean, Research
Professor Trish Livingston
Professor in Nursing
Professor Judy Currey

Associate professors

Name
Associate Professor in Nursing, Epworth HealthCare
Associate Professor Ana Hutchinson
Associate Professor, Monash Health
Associate Professor Bernice Redley
Director of Clinical Studies (Acting)
Associate Professor Debra Kerr
Associate Professor in Nursing
Associate Professor Helen Forbes
Associate Professor in Nursing
Associate Professor Pat Nicholson

Senior lecturers

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

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr Jo McDonall

Senior Lecturer
Dr Elizabeth Oldland
Senior Lecturer  
Dr Virginia Hagger
Senior Lecturer
Dr Stéphane Bouchoucha

Lecturers

Name
Lecturer
Laura Brooks
Lecturer
Sally Buchanan-Hagen
Lecturer
Elyse Coffey
Lecturer
Jess Compton
Lecturer
Deana Copley
Lecturer
Suzanne Coulson
Lecturer
Claire Crossfield
Lecturer
Belinda Dean
Lecturer
Dolores Dooley
Lecturer
Carmel Duff
Lecturer
Sher Graan 
Lecturer in Midwifery
Nicki Hartney
Lecturer
Nicky Hewitt 
Lecturer
Jennifer Hosking
Lecturer
Matt Jackson
Lecturer
Fiona Kumar
Lecturer
Dr Lenore Ley
Lecturer
Dr Grainne Lowe
Lecturer
Dr Elijah Marangu
Lecturer
Cath McNamara
Lecturer in Midwifery
Anna O'Connell
Lecturer
Sophie O'Keeffe
Lecturer
Jayne Porter
Lecturer
Linda Rhodes
Lecturer
Monica Schoch
Lecturer
Dr Emily Tomlinson
Lecturer
Dr Rebecca Thornton
Lecturer
Dr Bec Vanderheide
Lecturer in Midwifery
Monique Vermeulen
Lecturer
Jane Walker
Lecturer
Christopher Wakefield

Associate lecturers

Name
Associate Lecturer
Amy Tagliante-Saracino
Associate Lecturer
Angela Hayes

Teaching scholars

Name
Teaching Scholar
Tarryn Armour
Teaching Scholar
Patrick Forno
Teaching Scholar
Naomi Mahon

Senior research fellow

Name
Senior Research Fellow
Dr Helen Rawson
Senior Research Fellow
Dr Maryann Street
Senior Research Fellow
Dr Anna Ugalde

Research fellows

Name
Research Fellow
Dr Sara Holton
Research Fellow
Dr Rosalind Lau
Research Fellow
Dr Joan Ostaszkiewicz
Research Fellow
Dr Karen Wynter
Dean's Research Post Doctoral Fellow
Dr Jac Kee Low
Research Fellow
Dr Debra Berry
Research Fellow
Dr Anna Chapman
Research Fellow
Dr Robin Digby
Research Fellow
Natalie Heynsbergh
Research Fellow
Shahruk Khan
Research Fellow
Damien Khaw
Research Fellow
Dr Lahiru Russell

Honorary professors

Name
Honorary Professor
Professor Paul Bennett
Honorary Professor
Professor Bridie Kent
Honorary Professor
Professor Cate Nagle 
Honorary Professor
Professor Beverly O'Connell
Honorary Professor
Dr David Phillips
Honorary Professor
Professor Sally Thorne
Honorary Professor
Professor Vibeke Zoffmann

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
Ian Baldwin
Honorary Adjunct Professor
Shane Crowe
Honorary Adjunct Professor
David Plunkett
Honorary Adjunct
Professor Sharon Donovan

Honorary adjunct associate professors

Name
Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor 
Professor Ann Maree Keenan

Clinical associate professors

Name
Clinical Associate Professor
Dr Rhonda Brown
Clinical Associate Professor
Sandra Keppich-Arnold
Clinical Associate Professor
Natisha Sands
Clinical Associate Professor
Denise Patterson
Clinical Associate
Professor Katrina Nankervis
Clinical Associate Professor
Tenley Hoffman

Clinical lecturers

Name
Clinical Lecturer
Dr Emma Cohen

Clinical associate lecturers

Name
Clinical Associate Lecturer
Mietta Dudley

Professional staff

Professional staff

Name
Administrative Coordinator, Curriculum and Student Experience
Michelle Smith
School Marketing and Events Administration Officer
Rachel Mason
School Administration Officer
Jude Saxon
Administration Officer
Kelly Mcdonald
Research Support Officer
Malini Chandrakumar
Team Leader, Clinical Experience
Geeta Jaswal
Professional Placement Officer
Palma Cosentino
Professional Placement Officer
Denise Hughes
Simulation Centre Coordinator
Rosie Rose
Simulation Centre Officer
Rachael Carman 
Simulation Centre Officer
Glenda Watts
Simulation Centre Officer
Janet Campbell
Simulation Centre Assistant
Kerrie Jenkin
Simulation Centre Assistant
Madhushree Rajanna
Simulation Centre Assistant
Sandra Godeassi
Professional Placement Officer
Ashleigh Porter
Simulation Centre Officer
Annette Hayward
Simulation Centre Assistant
Sharne Bellia
Clinical Administration Officer
Michelle Hasson
Administrative Assistant (Clinical)
Claire Hayden

General contacts

Clinical Team
Email the Clinical Team
+61 3 9244 5445

Finance
Email the Finance Team

General course enquiries
Email the School of Nursing and Midwifery
+61 3 9251 7777