Meet staff from ACU’s School of Allied Health. Search for academic, research and professional staff by campus – or access all school staff via the staff directory.

Meet our head of school

Professor Christine Imms, National Head of School (Allied Health) 

Professor Imms is Professor of Occupational Therapy and Director of the Centre for Disability and Development Research: Diversity across the Lifespan. She holds an Honorary Research Affiliation at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne,  as well as at CanCHILD Centre for Childhood Disability Research in Canada. 

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Academic staff by campus

Browse our list of academic and professional staff at the School of Allied Health by campus and discipline. 

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Dr Belinda Bilney – Assistant Deputy Head (Ballarat), Course Coordinator

Shari Maver – Lecturer

Kylie McMahon – Lecturer


Bianca Howells – Administrative Officer


Professor Suzanne Kuys – National Head of School


Dr Michael Steele – Senior Lecturer

Occupational Threapy

Dr Deirdre Cooke – Senior Lecturer

Nick Flynn – Lecturer

Ros Harrington – Lecturer

Julie Hughes – Lecturer

Wendy Milgate – Lecturer

Dr Laura Miller – Assistant Deputy Head (QLD)

Hugh Stewart – Course Coordinator, Senior Lecturer

Jane Clarke – Senior Lecturer


Dr Maria Constantinou – Senior Lecturer

Jordan Craig – Lecturer

Dr Marcella Danks – Lecturer

Julie Gauchwin – Lecturer

Dr David Good – Senior Lecturer

Kathleen Hall – Senior Lecturer

Dr Judy Hough – Senior Lecturer

Mary Lynch – Senior Lecturer

Dr Vaughan Nicholson – Lecturer

Dr Ann Rahmann – Lecturer

Helen Roach – Lecturer

Carolyn Rutter – Lecturer

Chris Sonsearay – Lecturer

Dr Pam Teys – Course Coordinator, Senior Lecturer

Social Work

Dayle Foreman – Lecturer

Dr Elaine Nuske – Course Coordinator, Senior Lecturer

Helen Redfern – Lecturer

Kate Saxton – Lecturer

Speech Pathology

Dr Erin Conway – Acting Course Coordinator, Lecturer

Kath Cooper – Lecturer

Dr Sharon Crosbie – Senior Lecturer

Ann Edwards – Lecturer

Dr Kieran Flanagan – Lecturer


Garth Edwards – Administrative Officer

Ruth Farwell – Administrative Officer

Bronwyn Franco – Administrative Officer


Social Work

Michael Adjei – Acting National Placement Coordinator

Peter Humphries – Lecturer

Dr Parveen Kalliath – Assistant Deputy Head (Canberra) / Course Coordinator

Elise Woodman – Lecturer

Associate Professor Joanna Zubrzycki – Senior Lecturer


Lindsey Ross – Administrative Officer

Occupational Therapy

Dr Anne Baker – Lecturer

Dr Cheryl Brown – Lecturer

Liana Cahill – Lecturer

Daniel Clohesy – Lecturer

Dr Susan Darzins – Course Coordinator

Dr Kate Hatzopoulos – Lecturer

Professor Christine Imms – Professor

Associate Professor Annette Joosten – Acting Assistant Deputy Head (Melbourne)

Alex Logan – Lecturer

Mina Lonsdale – Lecturer

Dr Claire Lynch – Lecturer

Jennifer O'Brien – Lecturer

Natalie Roche – Lecturer

Associate Professor Loretta Sheppard – Deputy Head (VIC/ACT) / National Placement Coordinator

Belinda Woods – Lecturer

Speech Pathology

Marie Atherton – Lecturer

Danielle Czapnik – Lecturer

Regina Fitzpatrick – Lecturer

Associate Professor Diane Jacobs – Assistant Deputy Head (Melbourne) / Course Coordinator

Dr Zaneta Mok – Lecturer

Valerie Panayiotou – Lecturer

Dr Gabriella Sharpe – Lecturer

Dr Kerry Ttofari Eecen – Lecturer


Anita Drakulic – Administrative Officer

Jessica Holt – Personal Assistant to HoS / Administrative Officer

James Morrison – National Team Leader

Occupational Therapy

Melissa Aguey-Zinsou – Lecturer

Catherine Andrew – Lecturer

Tracey Denton – Lecturer

Belinda Deramore Denver – Lecturer

Associate Professor Elspeth Froude – Deputy Head (NSW), Head of Discipline

Ruth Swanton – Lecturer

Dr Margaret Wallen – Course Coordinator OT

Dr Sarah Wilkes-Gillan – Lecturer

Dr Elisa Yule – Lecturer

Wendy Annable – National Placement Coordinator, Lecturer

Associate Professor Jane Butler – Head of Discipline

Sonia Coates – Lecturer

Associate Professor Megan Dalton – Deputy Head (QLD)

Simone Dorsch – Lecturer

Cath Emmerson – Lecturer

Sarah Forsyth – Lecturer

Carolyn Gates – Lecturer

Nia Luxton – Lecturer

Dr Lyndal Maxwell – Course Coordinator, Senior Lecturer

Shreya McLeod – Lecturer

Fran Moran – Lecturer

Lee Plumbe – Lecturer

Sue Reid – Senior Lecturer

Dr Alex Wirianski – Lecturer

Speech Pathology

Dr Michelle Bennett – Lecturer

Dr Leigha Dark – Lecturer

Lisa Dent – Lecturer

Michelle Donaghy – Lecturer

Nisrine El Choueifati – Lecturer

Maryane Gomez – Lecturer

Dr Jane McCormack – Assistant Deputy Head (North Sydney)

Associate Professor Wendy Pearce – Head of Discipline


Dominique Grady – Administrative Officer

Nilla Madera – Administrative Officer

Lisa Pearson – Administrative Officer

Social Work

Dr Jean Burke – Course Coordinator, Senior Lecturer

Natalie Morton – Lecturer

Professor Debbie Plath – Assistant Deputy Head (Strathfield) / Head of Discipline


Amy Junshen – Administrative Officer - Casual

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