Staff

Head of School

Name Contact details
Associate Professor Jane Clark
Head of School
(02) 6773 3681
hoshealth@une.edu.au

Academic Staff by Discipline

Community Services

Name

Areas of Research/Supervision Interest Contact details
Dr Erica Russ
Course Coordinator Bachelor of Community Services  
 (02) 6773 1738
eruss@une.edu.au
Dr Stuart Robertson
Lecturer in Community Services
  (02) 6773 2493
stuart.robertson@une.edu.au
Counselling and Mental Health
NameAreas of Research/Supervision Interest
Contact details

Associate Professor Jane Clark
Discipline Lead - Counselling and Mental Health Programmes

 (02) 67733681
jclark@une.edu.au

Dr Robynne Rankine
Lecturer in Counselling and Mental Health

  (02) 67733219
Robynne.rankine@une.edu.au

Zohar Berchik
Lecturer in Counselling and Mental Health

 

(02) 67732847
Zohar.Berchik@une.edu.au

Health Management
NameAreas of Research/Supervision Interest Contact details
Associate Professor Godfrey Isouard
A/Professor in Health Management
  • Health services management
  • Organisational performance
  • Quality and safety improvement
  • Health management workforce
  • Health management competency framework
  • Innovation and creativity in leadership
(02) 6773 3954
gisouard@une.edu.au
Dr Md. Shahidul Islam
Lecturer in Health Management
  • Health Management
  • Health Care Systems
  • Safety and Quality in Health Care
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Ageing, Gender and Sexuality
(02) 6773 3670
mislam27@une.edu.au
Dr Judy Humphries
Lecturer in Health
  (02) 6773 3953
jharris2@une.edu.au
Nursing
NameAreas of Research/Supervision Interest Contact details

Professor Jane Conway
Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning,
Faculty of Medicine and Health
Discipline Lead, Nursing,
Course Coordinator Master Nursing
School of Health

  • Health workforce education and leadership
  • Safety and quality in health care
  • Health workforce managmenet and development
  • Heatlh service delivery and redesign
  • Skill mix, roles and functions in health and aged care

(02) 6773 3653
jconway4@une.edu.au

Professor Kim Usher
Professor in Nursing
  • Mental health (including substance use)
  • Patient safety issues
  • Disasters
  • Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Young peoples’ health
(02) 6773 2975
kusher@une.edu.au
Associate Professor Leah East
A/Professor in Nursing (Primary Health Care)
  • Primary health care
  • Sexual health
  • Vulnerable populations
  • Qualitative research
  • Family health
  • Women's health
(02) 6773 1746
leah.east@une.edu.au

Dr Zaneta Smith
Senior Lecturer in Nursing
Master of Nursing Practice Course Coordinator

  • Perioperative Nursing
  • Policy, Practice and Standards
  • Clinical Governance and Risk Management
  • Surgical Safety and Quality
  • Organ Donation Procurement and Transplant Surgery
  • Nursing Psychosocial Issues and Support Resources
(02) 6773 5564
zsmith4@une.edu.au
Dr Shou-Yu Cindy Wang
Senior Lecturer in Nursing
  • Cancer Nursing
  • Palliative Care
  • Chronic Illness Patients and Family
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Qualitative Research
  • Mix Methods
(02) 6773 2912
cindy.wang@une.edu.au
Dr Ann Cleary
Lecturer in Nursing  
 (02) 6773 3687
acleary2@une.edu.au 

Fiona Barrett
Lecturer in Nursing

 

(02) 6773 3606
fbarret3@une.edu.au

Sally Bristow
Lecturer in Nursing
  (02) 6773 3573
sbristow@une.edu.au
Zach Byfield
Lecturer in Nursing
Clinical Coordinator Academic
  (02) 6773 4352
zbyfiel2@une.edu.au
fcpnursing_academic@une.edu.au 
Anthea Fagan
Lecturer in Nursing 
  (02) 6773 3657
afagan2@une.edu.au
Dr Irene Ikafa
Lecturer in Nursing
  (02) 6773 5682
iikafa@une.edu.au
Rikki Jones
Lecturer in Nursing
  (02) 6773 1713
rjones66@une.edu.au
Peter Redona
Lecturer in Nursing
  (02) 6773 4315
predona2@une.edu.au
Liz Ryan
Lecturer in Nursing
Bachelor of Nursing Course Coordinator
  (02) 6773 3934
eryan26@une.edu.au
Nicole Shenko
Lecturer in Nursing
  (02) 6773 5034
nshenko2@une.edu.au 
Elaine Towner
Lecturer in Nursing
  (02) 6773 2928
etowner2@une.edu.au

Renjith Hari
Lecturer in Nursing

 

(02) 6773 2895
Renjith.hari@une.edu.au

Monique Nelson
Lecturer in Nursing - Parramatta Campus
 (02) 6773 3647
mnelso34@une.edu.au
Sophie Daniel
Lecturer in Nursing - Parramatta Campus
 (02) 6773 3935
sdaniel8@une.edu.au

Julie Dol
Associate Lecturer in Nursing

 

(02) 6773 3645
jdol@une.edu.au

 Social Work
NameAreas of Research/Supervision Interest Contact details
Professor Bob Lonne
Professor in Social Work
Discipline Lead in Social Work
  • Reform of contemporary child protection systems and the impacts on children, families and practitioners.
  • Human Services workforce planning and development
  • Rural communities, social care and social welfare service delivery issues including the recruitment and retention of human service practitioners
  • Disaster response and recovery for human service agencies and vulnerable communities
  • Ethical practice within the changing Human Services environment.
  • The interface between social policy frameworks and human services practice.
(02) 6773 5797
blonne@une.edu.au
Professor Myfanwy Maple
Professor in Social Work
Chair of Research for School
  • Suicide
  • Bereavement
  • Trauma
  • Mental health/illness
  • Youth
(02) 6773 3661
mmaple2@une.edu.au
Dr Jennifer Smith
Course Coordinator Masters of Social Work
Senior Lecturer in Social Work
  • Child protection
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child-centred practice
  • Early intervention and family support
  • individual and group counselling
02) 6773 5453
jennifer.smith@une.edu.au
Scott Gartshore
Social Work in Schools (SWiS) Project
 (02) 6773 3604
sgartsh2@une.edu.au
Dr Louise Morley
Lecturer in Social Work
 (02) 6773 4537
lmorley4@une.edu.au
Dr Erica Russ
Course Coordinator Bachelor of Social Work
Lecturer and Field Education Coordinator in Social Work
 (02) 6773 1738
eruss@une.edu.au
Research Fellow
NameAreas of Research/Supervision Interest Contact details
Dr Cindy Woods
Senior Research Fellow
  • Patient safety
  • Sun protective behaviours
  • Health services research
  • Nurse retention
  • Indigenous health
  • Indigenous sleep apnoea
  • Methamphetamine-related injury
  • Alcohol-related injury
  • Student nurse preparedness for practice
  • Statistics
(02) 6773 5762
cwood30@une.edu.au

Professional Staff

Head of School Office
Name Contact details
Melissa Fox(02) 6773 2343
health-admin@une.edu.au
Professional Staff in School of Health
NamePositionDiscipline Contact
Melinda Morgan
Clinical Laboratory Assistant
Clinical Laboratory Assistant  (02) 6773 2325
mmorga26@une.edu.au
Cheryl ChantAdministrative Assistant   (02) 6773 3644
cheryl.chant@une.edu.au
Melissa FoxAdministrative Assistant Health Management, Counselling, Social Work (02) 6773 2343
health-admin@une.edu.au
Emily LewisAdministrative Assistant Nursing (02) 6773 2255
health-admin@une.edu.au
Brooke DunlopAdministrative Assistant - Parramatta Campus (02) 9689 4842
bdunlop4@une.edu.au
Jill FitzgeraldWork Integrated Learning Coordinator (Monday - Thursday) (02) 6773 3640
fcpwil_coord@une.edu.au
Tania Robb       Clinical Placement Assistant (Monday-Thursday)
Work Integrated Learning Coordinator (Friday)
Nursing (02) 6773 3680
trobb@une.edu.au
Alisa KennedyClinical Placement AssistantNursing (02) 6773 4533
akenny45@une.edu.au
Kellie LockyerClinical Placement AssistantNursing (02) 6773 1914
kbrown4@une.edu.au
Pamela RobertsField Placement AssistantSocial Work (02) 6773 2827
pam.roberts@une.edu.au