Governance

Our people and our governance.

Strategic Advisory Committee

The Strategic Advisory Committee works in partnership with the Executive Committee and provides strategic advice, supports network decision-making and makes recommendations regarding the ANMCTN’s strategic direction. The committee provides:

  • Expert advice and guidance of the network’s activities and opportunities for broader advocacy and industry engagement.
  • Expert advice on dissemination and promotion of its research.
  • Support for innovation of the network’s research direction and investment.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee works in partnership with the Strategic Advisory Committee regarding the ANMCTN’s strategic direction through:

  • Expert advice, guidance, and monitoring of the ANMCTN’s research portfolio.
  • Discussion of contemporary matters relevant to the business of the ANMCTN.
  • Expert advice on dissemination and promotion of its research program.
  • Strategic discussion and decision-making with respect to finance and human resources employed directly by the ANMCTN.

Strategic Advisory Committee Members

The purpose of the Strategic Advisory Committee is to support the strategic direction of the ANMCTN. Membership is inclusive and based on representation from the range of funding institutions along with invited, external representatives.

Professor Jane Koziol-McLain
Professor of Nursing Director, Centre for Interdisciplinary Trauma Research
Auckland University of Technology
Professor Sandy Middleton
NHMRC Investigator Leadership Fellow Director, Nursing Research Institute
Australian Catholic University
Ms Alison Weatherstone
Chief Midwife
Australian College of Midwives (ACM)
Ms Kelly Beer
Co-Chair, Faculty of Clinical Research Nurses
Australian College of Nursing (ACN)
Dr Brona Nic Giolla Easpaig
Joint-Head Mental Health and Supportive Care Research Group
Charles Darwin University
Professor Andrea Driscoll
Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery
Deakin University
Professor Lisa Whitehead
Associate Dean Research
Edith Cowan University
Professor Jeroen Hendriks
The Leo J. Mahar Cardiovascular Nursing Chair
Flinders University
Professor Brigid Gillespie
Professor of Patient Safety NHMRC Wiser Wounds CRE, MHIQ
Griffith University
To be confirmed
James Cook University
Professor Lisa McKenna
Dean, Nursing and Midwifery Office of Nursing & Midwifery
La Trobe University
Professor Nicolette Sheridan
Head of School School of Nursing
Massey University
Professor Philip Russo
Director Research - School of Nursing and Midwifery
Monash University
Ms Una Schumacher
Director of Nursing Office of the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer
Queensland Health
Professor Patsy Yates
Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health
Queensland University of Technology
Associate Professor Sam Lapkin
Course Coordinator: Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry)
Southern Cross University
Professor Stephen Neville
Professor of Nursing and Head of Domain Nursing
Te Pūkenga
Associate Professor Julia Slark
Head of School, School of Nursing Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences
The University of Auckland
Dr Phillip Newton
Deputy Head of School (Research)
The University of Newcastle
Professor Kate White
Professor Cancer Nursing Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery
The University of Sydney
Associate Professor Lynette Cusack
Nursing and Midwifery Research Consultant Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
University of Adelaide
Professor Denise Harrison
Professor, Department of Nursing
University of Melbourne
Professor Philippa Seaton
Director, Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies
University of Otago
Dr Nigel Lee
NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
University of Queensland
Professor Tracy Humphrey
Executive Dean: Clinical and Health Sciences
University of South Australia
Professor Marion Eckert
Director, Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre Professor of Cancer Nursing
University of South Australia
Professor Benjamin Tan
Professor | Associate Head of School (Research)
University of Southern Queensland
Professor Christine Stirling
Head of School of Nursing College of Health and Medicine
University of Tasmania
Professor Jane Maguire
Deputy Head of School-Research School of Nursing and Midwifery
University of Technology Sydney
Professor Caleb Ferguson
Professor of Nursing (Chronic & Complex Care)
University of Wollongong
Associate Professor Gina Kruger
Associate Professor Midwifery
Victoria University
Associate Professor Kathy Holloway
Director School of Nursing Midwifery and Health Practice & School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Practice
Victoria University of Wellington
Ms Cheryl Atherfold
Director of Nursing
Waikato University
Associate Professor Elaine Burns
Associate Professor - School of Nursing and Midwifery
Western Sydney University

Executive Committee Members

The purpose of the Executive Committee is to support the strategic direction of the ANMCTN.  Membership is inclusive and based on representation from a range of funding institutions along with invited, external representatives.

Dr Jennifer Barrowclough (NZ)
Senior Lecturer Midwifery
Auckland University of Technology
Professor Sandy Middleton (NSW)
NHMRC Investigator Leadership Fellow Director, Nursing Research Institute
Australian Catholic University
Mr Dino Cercarelli (VIC)
Chief Operating Officer
Australian Clinical Trials Alliance
Professor Caroline Homer (VIC)
Co-Program Director Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health
Burnet Institute
Dr Zoe Bradfield (WA)
Senior Midwifery Research Fellow. Joint appointment Curtin University and King Edward Memorial Hospital
Curtin University
Professor Lisa Whitehead (WA)
Associate Dean Research
Edith Cowan University
Professor Jeroen Hendriks
The Leo J. Mahar Cardiovascular Nursing Chair
Flinders University
Professor Richard Gray (VIC)
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research & Industry Engagement
La Trobe University
Associate Professor Deborah Rowe (NZ)
Head of School – Nursing
Manukau Institute of Technology
Professor Samantha Keogh (QLD)
Professor of Nursing & QUT School of Nursing, Centre for Healthcare Transformation
Queensland University of Technology
Professor Claire Rickard (QLD)
Professor of Infection Prevention and Vascular Access
The University of Queensland
Professor Roianne West Kalkadunga Djkunde (NSW)
Professor of Nursing, Sydney Nursing School
The University of Sydney
Professor Philippa Seaton (NZ)
Director, Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies
University of Otago
Professor Marion Eckert (SA)
Director, Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre, Professor of Cancer Nursing
University of South Australia
Mr Greg Sharplin (SA)
Senior Research Fellow Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre
University of South Australia
Professor Kathleen Baird (NSW)
Professor of Midwifery, Head of School Nursing and Midwifery
University of Technology Sydney