Health Sciences

Jo Grainger

Jo GraingerJo Grainger is a registered nurse and bioethicist with 15 years of tertiary teaching experience. She is currently an executive director in a large regional private hospital and also continues to lecture in postgraduate health care, advanced clinical nursing and sports ethics for the Faculty of Health Sciences at ACU.

In 2012, Jo was awarded an ACU excellence in teaching award for her work in development of an online learning pedagogy for health care ethics education. In that same year, she was invited by the School of Exercise Science to join the development team for a unit in Leadership, Culture and Ethics in sport. Jo is passionate about the area of sports ethics scholarship and enjoys exploring key issues and concepts with expert sports scientists, coaches and athletes in the unit, EXSC512 Leadership and Culture in High Performance Settings. Together with Professor John Ozolins from ACU’s School of Philosophy, Jo co-edited and published the book with Cambridge University Press entitled, 'Health Care Ethics: Theory to Practice’.