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Staff listing

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is one of the largest nursing schools in Australia and is one of the country's most active research schools of nursing.

Head of School

Professor Nikki Phillips

Nikki has a wealth of experience facilitating the learning of both undergraduate and post-graduate nursing and midwifery students in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Bhutan. Nikki has significant experience in problem-based student learning methods and inquiry-based learning. She is committed to quality nursing and midwifery courses that incorporate evidence-based practice, person-centred care, quality and risk management and improving patient outcomes.

Key contacts

Professor Nikki Phillips, Head of School

Jennie Landrigan, School Manager

Associate Professor Dr Stéphane Bouchoucha, Associate Head of School (International)

Professor Elizabeth Manias, Associate Head of School (Research)

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

Associate Professor Jo McDonall, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Nicki Hartney, Head Discipline Midwifery Programs

Dr Susan Hunter, Director of Clinical Studies

Jacqui Nicholson, Assistant to Head of School Executive Assistant

Course directors

Tarryn Armour, Lecturer in Nursing, Course Director of Master of Advanced Nursing (Perioperative)

Dr Virginia Hagger, Senior Lecturer in Nursing, Course Director of Graduate Certificate of Diabetes

Nicki Hartney, Lecturer in Midwifery and Nursing, Course Director of Bachelor of Midwifery component of Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery

Associate Professor Debra Kerr, Associate Professor in Nursing, Course Director Honours in Nursing

Associate Professor Jo Mcdonall, Associate Professor in Nursing, Course Director Bachelor of Nursing courses

Dr Elizabeth Oldland, Senior Lecturer in Nursing, Course Director of Master of Advanced Nursing (Critical Care Suite)

Dr Monica Peddle, Senior Lecturer in Nursing, Course Director of Master of Advanced Nursing

Monique Vermeulen, Lecturer in Midwifery and Nursing, Course Director Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

Our people

Academic

Saraswati Aryal, Lecturer in Nursing

Jessy Benny, Lecturer in Nursing

Melissa Blake, Lecturer in Midwifery and Nursing

Associate Professor Dr Stéphane Bouchoucha, Associate Professor in Nursing

Alyce Bowtell, Lecturer in Nursing

Laura Brooks, Lecturer in Nursing

Sally Buchanan-Hagen, Lecturer in Nursing

Alfred Deakin Professor Tracey Bucknall, Chair in Nursing (Barwon Health partnership)

Naomi Bunker, Lecturer in Nursing

Kirstin Bull, Lecturer in Nursing

Gabby Burdeu, Lecturer in Nursing

Dianne Buttigieg, Teaching Scholar

Elyse Coffey, Lecturer in Nursing

Jess Compton, Lecturer in Nursing

Professor Julie Considine, Chair in Nursing (Eastern Health partnership)

Deana Copley, Lecturer in Nursing

Suzanne Coulson, Lecturer in Nursing

Claire Crossfield, Lecturer in Nursing

Professor Judy Currey, Professor in Nursing

Annie Damani, Lecturer in Nursing

Liz Delaney, Lecturer in Nursing

Chantelle Dowling, Lecturer in Nursing

Professor Andrea Driscoll, Professor in Nursing

Carmel Duff, Lecturer in Nursing

Sebastian Hands, Lecturer in Nursing

Nicky Hewitt, Lecturer in Nursing

Jennifer Hosking, Lecturer in Nursing

Dr Susan Hunter, Senior Lecturer in Nursing

Professor Alison Hutchinson, Chair in Nursing (Barwon Health partnership)

Professor Ana Hutchinson, Chair in Nursing (Epworth HealthCare partnership)

Matt Jackson, Lecturer in Nursing

Mataya Kilpatrick, Lecturer in Nursing

Fiona Kumar, Lecturer in Nursing

Catherine Langmaid, Associate Lecturer in Nursing

Dr Lenore Ley, Lecturer in Nursing

Professor Trish Livingston, Professor

Annika Malmstrom Zinkel, Lecturer in Nursing

Associate Professor Jo McDonall, Associate Professor in Nursing

Cath McNamara, Lecturer in Nursing

Associate Professor Lauren McTier, Associate Professor of Nursing

Danielle Meenks, Lecturer in Nursing

Associate Professor Pat Nicholson, Associate Professor in Nursing, Higher Degree of Research Director

Anna O'Connell, Lecturer in Midwifery and Nursing

Sophie O'Keeffe, Lecturer in Nursing

Dr Monica Peddle, Senior Lecturer in Nursing

Dr Kinga Pemo, Lecturer in Nursing

Meg Pollock, Associate Lecturer in Nursing

Jayne Porter, Lecturer in Nursing

Professor Bodil Rasmussen, Chair in Nursing (Western Health partnership)

Kaara Ray Calma, Lecturer in Nursing

Linda Rhodes, Lecturer in Nursing

Rachel Russell, Lecturer Nursing and Midwifery

Monica Schoch, Lecturer in Nursing

Professor Linda Sweet, Chair in Midwifery (Western Health partnership)

Amy Tagliante-Saracino, Lecturer in Nursing

Dr Rebecca Thornton, Senior Lecturer in Nursing

Dr Emily Tomlinson, Senior Lecturer in Nursing

Associate Professor Dr Anna Ugalde, Associate Professor

Christopher Wakefield, Lecturer in Nursing

Cham Wickramasinghe, Lecturer in Nursing

Research

Penny Casey, Research Fellow Grade 2 (Eastern Health partnership)

Dr Anna Chapman, Dean's Strategic Implementation Science Fellow

Dr Robin Digby, Research Fellow Grade 2 (Alfred Health partnership)

Dr Sara Holton, Senior Research Fellow (Western Health partnership)

Kathryn Joseph, Associate Research Fellow

Dr Damien Khaw, Associate Research Fellow (Epworth HealthCare partnership)

Dr Sharon Kramer, Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Rosalind Lau, Research Fellow – Grade 2 (Epworth HealthCare partnership)

Professor Elizabeth Manias, Research Professor

Sharon Meagher, Research Fellow

Dr Alemayehu Mekonnen, Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Muyiwa Omonaiye, Research Fellow (Eastern Health partnership)

Dr Berhe Sahle, Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Vidanka Vasilevski, Research Fellow (Western Health partnership)

Dr Jane Willcox, Senior Research Fellow (Epworth HealthCare partnership)

Dr Ruth Williams, Research Fellow

Dr Karen Wynter, Senior Research Fellow (Western Health partnership)

Dr Eva Yuen, Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Honorary appointees

Dr Ian Baldwin (AM), Adjunct Professor

Melissa Bloomer, Honorary Associate Professor

Leanne Boyd, Adjunct Professor

Cheyne Chalmers, Adjunct Professor

Shane Crowe, Adjunct Professor

Naomi Dobroff, Adjunct Associate Professor

Sharon Donovan, Adjunct Professor

Briony Dow, Honorary Fellow

Kethly Fallon, Adjunct Professor

Kate Gillan, Adjunct Professor

Ian Graham, Honorary Professor

Caroline Homer, Honorary Professor

Tonda Hughes, Honorary Professor

Ann Maree Keenan, Adjunct Associate Professor

Bridie Kent, Honorary Professor

Cate Nagle, Honorary Professor

Katrina Nankervis, Adjunct Professor

Joan Ostaszkiewicz, Honorary Fellow

David Phillips, Honorary Professor

David Plunkett, Adjunct Professor

Judy Reeves, Adjunct Associate Professor

Dr Bernice Redley, Honorary Professor

Mette Juel Rothman, Honorary Associate Professor

Michelle Rutherford, Adjunct Associate Professor

Gaynor Stevenson, Adjunct Professor

Paula Stephenson, Adjunct Professor

Joshua Vogel, Honorary Associate Professor

Rochelle Wynne, Honorary Associate Professor

Affiliate appointees

Rhonda Brown, Clinical Associate Professor

Mietta Dudley, Affiliate Lecturer

Sandra Keppich-Arnold, Clinical Associate Professor

Michelle Robins, Senior Clinical Lecturer

Natisha Sands, Affiliate Associate Professor

Janette Gogler, Affiliate Lecturer

Contact us

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