Honorary Titles Awarded


Emeritus Professor

Professor Peter Carpenter - awarded on 18 November 2004
Professor Judith Chapman AM - awarded on 20 November 2014
Professor Doug Clarke - awarded on 14 August 2018
Professor Phil Clarkson - awarded on 19 March 2013
Professor John Coll AM - awarded on 30 March 2006
Professor Gail Crossley - awarded on 20 October 2016
Professor Anne Cummins – awarded on 11 April 2019
Professor Tony d'Arbon fms - awarded on 17 August 2009
Professor Bernard Daffey - awarded on 13 July 1995
Professor Michael Doyle - awarded on 13 August 1998
Professor Peter Drake AM - awarded on 9 October 1997
Professor Patrick Duignan - awarded on 1 January 2008
Professor Muredach Dynan - awarded on 18 November 2004
Professor Marie Emmitt - awarded on 7 May 2015
Professor Jack Flanagan - awarded on 24 November 2005
Professor Robert Gascoigne - awarded on 7 May 2015
Professor Wolfgang Grichting - awarded on 25 May 2000
Professor Anne Hunt OAM FACE - awarded on 7 May 2015
Professor Pamela Joyce - awarded on 24 July 1997
Professor Thomas Martin - awarded 18 June 2013
Professor Morag McArthur - awarded 14 August 2018
Professor Gabrielle McMullen AM - awarded on 16 September 2010
Professor Francis J Moloney sdb, AM - awarded on 17 November 2008
Professor John O'Gorman - awarded on 1 January 2009
Mr Chris Sheargold - awarded on 13 June 2012
Professor Peter Sheehan AO - awarded on 1 February 2008
Professor Dan Stewart cfc AO - awarded on 30 March 2006
Professor Shurlee Swain - awarded 15 August 2017
Professor Elizabeth Warren - awarded on 1 July 2017
Professor Peter Wilson - awarded on 1 January 2009

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Adjunct Professor

Professor Paul Babie - renewed until 14 August 2021 - in recognition of his acknowledges his willingness to contribute to teaching, learning and the ongoing development of the ACU Mission within the Thomas More Law School.

Dr Geraldine (Polly) Bednash - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 - in recognition of her extensive collaboration with ACU and her significant contribution to teaching and research with the development of postgraduate programs, and the setting up of international student exchange programs.

Mr Steven Bernardi – awarded for 3 years to 29 November 2021 – in recognition of his service to the health industry, commitment to the dignity of the human person and the common good, his ongoing relationship with the ACU and the Nursing Research Institute, and support of new initiatives in clinical placements, research, and joint community engagement.

Dr Michael Bezzina - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of his valued contributions to ACU through his expertise in the areas of educational leadership, his support and advocacy for the University, in the field of Catholic Educational leadership and his support of doctoral candidates, particularly those employed by Catholic Schools.

Mrs Linda Blackwell - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 – in recognition of her significant and sustained contribution to the ACU and the ACU School of Physiotherapy, in addition as an eminent senior physiotherapist she has provided visionary leadership to the physiotherapy profession for more than 30 years.

Professor Laurence Boulle - awarded for 3 years to 1 July 2020 - in recognition of his significant contribution to teaching and learning, research, publication, professional training, policy development in addition to his leadership in the field of negotiation and dispute resolution in Australia and internationally.

Associate Professor Leanne (Lee) Boyd - renewed for 1 year to 27 March 2020 - in recognition of her willingness to expand excellence in nursing education and to continue to promote the relationship between ACU and its clinical school based at Cabrini Health.

Professor Frank Brennan SJ AO - awarded for 3 years to 14 April 2020 - in recognition of his reputation nationally as a lawyer and priest with an outstanding record in the areas of social justice and human rights, especially in relation to Aboriginal Australians and refugees, and his willingness to continue collaboration with the Thomas More Law School and ACU.

Associate Professor Susan Bridges - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of her outstanding achievements in medical and dental education as well as her expertise and significant strength in the area of research.

Br Kelvin Canavan - renewed until 14 August 2021 - in recognition of his significant contribution to the development and teaching of the new Master of System Leadership course, his assistance in the organisation of the Centre for Creative and Authentic Leadership international conference 2013, and his invaluable affiliation with ACU.

Professor Paul Carding awarded for 3 years to 11 April 2022 – in recognition of his contribution to Speech Pathology at ACU and his expertise in the field of voice disorders and speech pathology.

Professor Philip Clarke - renewed for 3 years to 1 July 2020 - in recognition of his continued contribution to academic excellence in the Thomas More Law School.

Mr Stephen Cornelissen - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 – in recognition of his leadership and invaluable support in the area of health and aged care services in Victoria.

Mrs Cynthia Dowell - renewed for 3 years to 15 August 2020 - in recognition of her strong and effective professional relations with ACU academics, nursing students and clinicians at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Mr Stephen Elder OAM - awarded for 3 years to 17 February 2022 – in recognition of his contribution to Catholic Education Policy.

Dr Elizabeth Forbat – awarded until 28 February 2020 - in recognition of her outstanding contributions to palliative care research, service development and clinical innovations in Australia and beyond.

Ms Alanna Geary - awarded to 28 February 2022 - in recognition for her support of ACU nursing and midwifery programs, students and graduates over many years.

Mr John Geoghegan - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 - in recognition for his contribution in offering clinical places to ACU students and his success with the development and implementation of multidisciplinary clinical and health services research/practice focused on patient outcomes.

Mr Toby Hall - renewed for 3 years to 11 April 2022 - in acknowledgment of his significant contribution to the partnership between ACU and St Vincent's Health Australia and his support with new initiatives in clinical placement, joint research and joint community engagement.

Ms Lisa Heap - renewed for 3 years to 20 October 2020 - in recognition of her expertise and skills in the areas of employment and industrial relations and her willingness to support research projects with the Institute for Religion, Politics and Society.

Ms Alexandra Joyner – awarded to 11 October 2021 – in recognition of her leadership in nursing and contribution to the strong partnership between ACU, the Nursing Research Institute and the Mater Hospital North Sydney which helps build the bridge between evidence-based multidisciplinary research and best clinical practice.

Dr Jan Kane FACE – renewed for 3 years to 29 November 2021 - in recognition of her contribution through community engagement and raising the ACU profile in professional circles, and supervision of doctoral candidates including collaboration with co-supervisors.

Dr Shane Kelly – awarded for 3 years to 12 October 2020 – in recognition of his significant contribution to the partnership between ACU and the Mater Health Services Brisbane and his support with new initiatives in regards to clinical placement, joint research and joint community engagement.

Ms Margaret Kenny – awarded to 11 October 2021 – in recognition of her leadership in nursing and contribution to the strong partnership between ACU, the Nursing Research Institute and St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney.

Mr Alan Lilly - renewed for 3 years to 17 July 2022 – in recognition of his willingness to develop and enhance industry and sector relationships with ACU.

Ms Janine Loader - renewed for 3 years to 15 August 2020 - in recognition of her significant contribution in the area of postgraduate nursing courses and clinical models and her commitment to collaboration between the University and the Mater Hospital, North Sydney.

Dr Nancy Low Choy– renewed to 28 February 2022 – in recognition of her significant and sustained contribution to the School of Physiotherapy and ACU, it also acknowledges her as an eminent senior academic physiotherapist who has provided visionary leadership to the School of Physiotherapy, ACU, and the Physiotherapy Department at The Prince Charles Hospital and to the physiotherapy profession for more than 30 years.

The Hon Paul Lucas - renewed until 11 October 2021 - in recognition of his distinguished career in Queensland Government, his achievements in business and his contributions to the general community.

Mr Duncan MacLaren - renewed for 3 years to 1 July 2020 - in recognition of his international leadership in the area of humanitarian relief, his commitment to Catholic Social Teaching and, most particularly, his significant contribution to ACU’s Thai Burma Program.

Mr Patrick McClure AO - awarded for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in acknowledgement him as a government advisor on social policy issues and in recognition of his expertise in the area of social policy and critical issues that impact Australian society and his willingness to collaborate with ACU in community engagement and profile-raising activities.

Dr Patricia McMullen - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her strong leadership in collaboration and relationship building between ACU Faculty of Health Sciences and The Catholic University of America School of Nursing by facilitating teaching, learning and research opportunities to ACU staff and students.

Professor Patricia O'Rourke - renewed for 3 years to 15 August 2020 - in recognition of her significant contributions in maintaining a strong partnership with the University, as well as supporting new initiatives in clinical placement, joint research, and joint community engagement.

Dr Nilda (Nena) Peragallo-Montano - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her expertise as an advisor in nursing leadership and higher education, especially in the area of research and community engagement as well as her strength in facilitating collaboration between ACU and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Professor Ronald Petersen – awarded for 3 years until 14 August 2021 – in recognition of his substantial international contribution to the field of cognitive functioning and dementia research.

Associate Professor David Prior - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of his expertise in research related to non-invasive diagnostic technique for cardiovascular disease and his strength in facilitating collaboration on research projects between ACU and St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne.

Associate Professor Anthony Schembri - renewed until 9 April 2021 - in recognition of his strong commitment and willingness to collaborate with ACU for research outputs from the Nursing Research Institute and the establishment of ACU and St Vincent's Hospital Clinical Skills Centre.

Mr Christopher Sidoti - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 - in recognition of his continuing contribution to the work of the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Engagement.

Mr David Swan – renewed to 28 February 2022 – in recognition of his leadership in nursing and contribution to the strong partnership between ACU  and St Vincent’s Private Hospitals Division, St Vincent’s Health Australia and his collaboration of teaching, learning and research opportunities to our staff and students.

Ms Anna Thornton – awarded to 28 February 2020 – in recognition his strong leadership in collaboration between ACU Faculty of Health Sciences, and St Vincent’s Private Hospital’s Division, St Vincent’s Health Australia and in recognition of his work in assisting ACU staff and students with teaching learning and research opportunities.

Mr Terence Kevin Tobin QC – awarded for 3 years to 12 October 2020 – in recognition of his contribution to Law and Legal Education, both in Australia and internationally; and to the Catholic Church.

Dr Paul White – renewed for 3 years to 29 November 2021 – in recognition of his doctoral supervision and expertise in Mathematics education.

Associate Professor Gail Winkworth PSM - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of her high standing as a social worker and her notable publication record.

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Honorary Professor

Dr Anne Benjamin - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 - in recognition of her continued contribution made to Catholic education locally, nationally and internationally.

Professor Robert Bland AM, Phd – renewed to 28 February 2022 – in recognition of his outstanding and ongoing contribution to the profession of social work in the field of mental health through practice, service development, scholarship, research and education of social work practitioners and students.

Ms Veronica Casey – awarded until 28 February 2020 – in acknowledgement of her support of ACU nursing programs, students and graduates over many years.

Professor Tony Coady FAHA FASSA - awarded for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in acknowledgement of his willingness to provide support and guidance for the newly appointed team of researchers in the area of moral philosophy and applied ethics in the Institute of Religion and Critical Inquiry.

Professor Cyrus Cooper – awarded to 28 February 2020 – in recognition of his international reputation as a cited biomedical researcher and in acknowledgment of his support to the ACU research program on musculosketal health.

Professor Joy Cumming - awarded to 31 December 2020 - in recognition of leadership in the field of education and will continue to support ILSTE through the supervision of two doctoral students through to completion in 2020.

Professor Harry Daniels - awarded for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of his reputation as an internationally-renowned expert educational researcher and in acknowledgement of his willingness to collaborate with researchers on grant applications, participate as an international partner in applications, provide research mentorship and to raise the profile of ACU in international research communities.

Dr Robert Dixon – renewed to 28 February 2020 – in recognition of his outstanding work in social research for the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.

Dr Sabine Hammond - renewed for 3 years to 11 April 2022 - in recognition of her expertise in the areas of ethics, professional practice and supervision, and her significant contributions to teaching and learning in the School of Psychology.

Professor Wayne A Hochwarter – awarded until 11 October 2021 – in recognition of his standing as one of the most influential scholars in Organisational Behaviour.

Professor Tiny Jaarsma  awarded for 3 years to 17 July 2022 - in acknowledgement of his highly cited publications and research priority area of health, specifically in the area of self-care research.

Professor Geoff Kiel - renewed for 3 years to 12 November 2022 in recognition of his expertise in the area of governance, his publications and his significant contributions to the ACU.

Professor Thomas Lange FRSA CAHRI SFHEA – awarded to 11 October 2021 – in recognition of his top-tier publications on HRM and wellbeing, as well as his widely-recognised scholarly qualities.

Professor Kristina Love – awarded until 9 April 2021 – in acknowledgement of her contribution to ACU in literacy and teaching.

Dr Graham Maxwell - renewed for 3 years to 10 April 2020 - in recognition of his national and international reputation as a leader in the area of educational assessment.

Professor Emeritus Maev O'Collins - renewed for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of her significant and extremely valuable contribution to the ACU School of Social Work at the University's Canberra campus.

Dr Lee-Anne Perry - renewed until 9 April 2021 - in recognition of her reputation as a leader in the field of education and acknowledges her willingness to collaborate with ACU in partnership building, developing excellent teacher education programs and in building enhanced capacity in Catholic schools through collaborative professional development and policy formation.

Professor Dr Georg Peters - renewed until 14 August 2021 - in recognition of his international expertise as a lecturer and researcher in the areas of computer science, applied mathematics, business administration and professional education.

Professor David Runia - awarded for 3 years to 29 November 2021 – in recognition of his outstanding research achievements, involvement in ACU research projects, mentoring of ACU researchers, and ongoing support for the University’s strategic research priorities in religion, philosophy, and historical studies.

Associate Professor Miriam Schoenfield - awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2022 - in recognition of her expertise in and intellectual contribution to research in epistemology and metaethics, philosophy of race and gender and logic.

Emeritus Professor Gordon Stobart - awarded for 3 years to 23 February 2020 - in recognition of his reputation as an internationally-renowned expert in education assessment and in acknowledgement of his willingness to collaborate with ACU and Catholic school communities and his willingness to provide additional international strength to the educational assessment profile of the Learning Sciences Institute Australia at ACU.

Professor Rudolf Straesser - renewed for 3 years to 10 April 2020 - in recognition of his publication record in Mathematics and his willingness to participate in joint research projects with Australian Catholic University.

Professor Theo van Leeuwen - renewed for 3 years to 12 October 2020 - in recognition of his leadership in the field of social semiotics, in particular his development of social semiotic theories and methods for the analysis of multimodal communication.

Dr Ruth Webber – renewed to 28 February 2020 – in recognition of her considerable achievements as a researcher, particularly in the area of intellectual disability and ageing, and her significant contribution to ACU for many years, including her time as Director of University research centres and as a member of the Senate of the University.

Professor Michael Weiner - awarded for 3 years to 29 November 2021 – in recognition of his expertise in Brain Health and specifically Alzheimer’s disease.

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Adjunct Associate Professor

Dr Helena Johansson - awarded for 3 years to 13 January 2020 - in recognition of her international reputation in the field of musculoskeletal health and her willingness to collaborate with ACU in research in this area.

Associate Professor Mary Macken-Horarik – awarded to 10 September 2021 – in recognition of her international reputation and scholarly expertise in the field of Senior Secondary English Curriculum.

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Honorary Fellow

Sr Rosemary Crumlin rsm OAM - renewed for 3 years to 21 September 2020 - in recognition of her expertise and experience as an art educator and her willingness to contribute to the ACU research quantum via the production of high-level publications.

Dr Michelle Delaney – renewed to 28 February  2022 – in recognition of her contribution towards research.

Ms Alison Fitchett Climenhaga – awarded for 3 years to 9 July 2021 – in recognition of her contribution as an emerging future leader in theology research in the area of World Christianity.

Dr Duncan French - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of his contribution to student learning in ACU's High Performance Sport programs, and the establishment of an international partnership between University of Notre Dame (USA) and ACU which provides learning, teaching and research opportunities to both institutions, their staff and students.

Professor Adrian Gellel - awarded to 28 February 2020 - in recognition of his willingness to support higher degree research students through to completion of their doctoral studies.

Ms Joanne Griffin - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of her contribution to ACU High Performance Sport qualifications and raising its reputation as a leader in education underpinned by ethical and social responsibility which is increasingly relevant in the high performance sport industry, especially in Australia, with a growing expectation of professional training in ethics and social justice.

Dr Brian Hoare - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of building engagement, impact and  research excellence in the field of cerebral palsy and his preparation of quality graduates through placement opportunities within the ACU Health Clinics and his practice.

Dr Peter Horton - renewed to 28 February 2020 - in recognition of his scholarly work in the field of Sports History and International Sports Studies, through writing research and editing and also as a physical educator and ambassador for the sport of rugby union, in particular his contributions to the maintenance of the values and practices that optimise sport’s well-being in the community.

Lieutenant Commander Dr Dominic H Katter - renewed for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of his continuing contribution to the reputation, professional standing and community engagement of the ACU Thomas More Law School in Queensland and to his continued contribution to learning and teaching at the Thomas More Law School.

Dr Berenice Kerr rsm – renewed for 3 years to 12 November 2021 – in recognition of her standing in the Sisters of Mercy congregational community maintaining the Mercy traditions, presence and continuing connections with the ACU, Ballarat Campus, and her contribution to the governance of ACU through her activities on the Victorian Chapter.

Mr Kurt Marder - renewed for 3 years to 12 November 2022 - in recognition of his most valuable contribution to the Institute of Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE) in regard to his support and advice to PhD students, his representation of and promotion of IPPE internationally  in addition to his commitment to the ACU mission.

Dr Susanne Mavoa – awarded for 3 years to 21 September 2020 – in recognition of her strong collaborative links with the Institute for Health and Ageing and extensive expertise in health geography, Geographic Information Systems and Global Positioning System technology and their applications to the study of health-related behaviours.

Dr Mitchell Mooney - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of his contribution to curriculum design and quality student learning experiences in ACU's High Performance Sport suite of programs, and raising ACU's reputation as a leader in high performance sport and sports education.

Dr Tristan Moss – awarded until 27 March 2021 – in recognition of his outstanding research contribution to the field of history at such an early stage in his academic career.

Dr Monica Nebauer - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her expertise as a researcher and her willingness to continue to contribute to projects and mentor staff in scholarship activities.

Dr Mary Nuttall rsm - renewed for 3 years to 16 March 2020 - in recognition of her collaboration between ACU and Catholic schools through the Catholic Education Office and for her advocacy and provision of training for teachers to implement the Family Learning Programs.

Dr Rapin Quinn - renewed to 28 February 2020 - in recognition of her substantial and sustained contribution to the interfaith and inter-religious dialogue initiatives of the University and specifically the generosity of her family in sponsoring the Phayon-Thonghau Eiamlapa Scholarship.

Dr Paul Sharkey – awarded for 3 years to 9 July 2021 – in recognition of his ongoing and significant contributions to the enhancement of Catholic identity in Australian Catholic schools.

Associate Professor Mindy (Krischer) Shoss – awarded to 10 September 2021 – in recognition of her significant track record of top-tier publications and research on employee wellbeing, adaptability and job insecurity.

Dr Rosaleen Smyth - renewed for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of her international experience in working with young people and her outstanding contributions to ACU’s Thai-Burma Program.

Associate Professor Emily Thomas - awarded for 3 years to 2022 - in recognition of her leadership and scholarly contributions in the history of philosophy, including the concept of time in early modern and early twentieth-century philosophy and the neglected work of early modern women philosophers.

Mr Dallas Williams – renewed until 28 February 2020 – in recognition of his leadership for the community engagement based Clemente Australia programme with the Archdiocese of Hobart and ongoing contribution to the national impact of ACU with the Catholic Church of Australia.

Dr Shirley Worland - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her research, advocacy, education and community development work to improve the circumstances of refugees in the Thai-Burma border regions and raise the international profile of the plight of refugees; in addition her expertise as an active researcher in the area of Migrant Education and her collaboration by providing ACU students opportunities to contribute to and learn from this work.

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Clinical Associate Professor 

Ms Donna Bonney - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her expertise in the areas of nursing and midwifery practice, and her leadership within Mater Health Services.

Ms Susan Bullock - renewed for 3 years to 9 July 2021 - in recognition of her leadership in nursing and her willingness to collaborate with ACU and contribute to research initiatives and student programs relevant to contemporary health care.

Mr Andrew Carter - awarded for 3 years to 17 July 2022 - in acknowledgement of his ongoing support of the ACU School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine.

Mr Anthony Dombkins - renewed for 3 years to 9 July 2021 - in recognition of his contribution to the teaching and learning of students in ACU's transition to a Professional Practice unit, as well as his contribution to a number of ACU committees related to his expertise in clinical practice.

Ms Belinda Faulkner - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of her strong support for the ACU/The Prince Charles Hospital partnership, specifically in regard to the ACU/The Prince Charles Hospital Nursing Research and Practice Development Centre.

Ms Lisa Fawcett - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her role as Nursing Director Metro Mental Health, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) which is an important link for the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (QLD) and further augments our partnership with RBWH by providing formal recognition of ACU’s commitment to the discipline of mental health nursing.

Dr Robyn Fox - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition for her leadership and facilitation of future opportunities to extend our current postgraduate program offerings with The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHS) and her contribution to the review and development of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing and midwifery programs.

Ms Cherie Franks - renewed for 3 years to 29 June 2020 - in recognition of her significant support and contribution made to the development and support of nursing research and practice development.

Ms Denise Heinjus – awarded for 3 years to 17 July 2022-- in recognition of her significant contribution to the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (Victoria) resulting in quality learning experiences, clinical placement opportunities for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and collaboration in research opportunities.

Mr Michael Kilshaw - renewed for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of his contribution in the development of the Master of Mental Health (Nursing), his support to the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (Qld) and his continued collaboration between ACU and The Prince Charles Hospital.

Ms Megan Lowe - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her commitment and leadership in the area of nursing education and her significant ongoing support to extend and develop undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered in partnership with the Prince Charles Hospital

Dr Geraldine Mitchell – renewed to 28 February 2022 – in recognition of her strong commitment in assisting ACU PhD students in AORTEC with enrolment and scholarship applications, including preparation for PhD confirmation.

Mrs Helen Peters - renewed for 3 years to 1 September 2020 - in recognition of her expertise and medical knowledge and her commitment to community engagement and health capacity building with the people and Diocese of Baucau, Timor-Leste and the San Antonio Clinic.

Ms Mary Wheeldon - renewed for 3 years to 9 July 2021 - in recognition of her leadership in nursing and her willingness to collaborate with ACU and contribute to research initiatives and student programs relevant to contemporary health care.

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Clinical Fellow

Ms Darrelle Ahchay - awarded to 28 February 2022 – in recognition of her commitment to quality clinical placement experiences for ACU nursing students and her ongoing support of the ACU TPCH Clinical School of Nursing.

Ms Natalie Bailey - awarded to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her commitment to the ACU School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine and her ongoing support of the ACU TPCH Clinical School of Nursing.

Ms Catherine Barnes – awarded for 3 years to 17 July 2022– in recognition of her significant contribution and collaboration in the promotion of ACU as the preferred higher education partner for the delivery of its Postgraduate Anaesthetics and Perioperative speciality programs.

Mrs Elisabeth Black - renewed for 3 years to 9 July 2021 - in recognition of her collaboration with the Nursing Research Institute and her willingness to contribute towards the quality of ACU’s nursing graduates.

Dr Catriona Booker - renewed to 28 February 2022 – in recognition of her as an alumnus and strong advocate of ACU and of her role as Assistant Nursing Director, Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital (RBWH) which is an important link for the School and further augments the strong partnership between ACU and RBWH..

Ms Tina Boric - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of her strong contribution to the ACU/The Prince Charles Hospital Clinical School and the ACU Graduate Certificate Clinical Nursing, its students and graduates.

Ms Patricia Maree Boss - renewed for 3 years to 9 July 2021 - in recognition of her significant contributions in the area of paediatric nursing and collaborative work with the School of Nursing (NSW and ACT).

Ms Cathy Boyle - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her role as Nurse Educator, The Prince Charles Hospital and her expertise and leadership in the field of Clinical Supervision, and her significant contributionto the discipline of mental health nursing.

Ms Nicolle Burns - awarded for 3 years to 16 March 2020 - in recognition of her willingness to collaborate with ACU in the promotion of the Discipline of Occupational Therapy, her continued coordination and supervision of student placements; as well as her contribution to the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy curriculum.

Mrs Ana-Eugenia Castro – awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2021 – in recognition of her passion for psychological practice which she imparts onto the students whom she supervises on placement. She utilizes her clinical expertise to develop student capacity to work as a psychologist in community mental health settings.

Ms Claire Dalliston - renewed for 3 years to 9 July 2021 - in recognition of her willingness to contribute to the teaching and learning in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy curriculum and her assistance to improve the quality of our practice education.

Mr Nathan Dart - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of his role as Nursing Director Mental Health at Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital in which provides an important link for  the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (QLD), and further augments our partnership with the Hospital and gives formal recognition of ACU’s  commitment to the discipline of mental health nursing.

Ms Yasmin Ellis – awarded for 3 years to 17 July 2022 – in recognition of her significant contribution to the promotion of ACU programs and her collaboration and support to postgraduate students studying emergency nursing.

Ms Joanne Garvie - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her coordination and supervision of student placements and her promotion of ACU and the Discipline of Occupational Therapy for the purpose of strengthening relationships for research, community engagement and increasing capacity for student placements and her contribution to the teaching of professional skills and theories into the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy curriculum.

Ms Julie Gawthorne - renewed for 3 years to 9 July 2021- in recognition of her clinical expertise in the area of emergency care and her willingness to collaborate with the Nursing Research Institute on research projects.

Ms Fleur Gladwell – awarded for 3 years to 9 July 2021 – in recognition of her strong affiliation with ACU in fostering positive learning environments to maximise outcomes for all ACU students and her specific educational contribution to the Master of Clinical Nursing and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing postgraduate courses at ACU.

Ms Sharon Glass - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her coordination and supervision of student placements and her willingness to promote ACU and the Discipline of Occupational Therapy for the purpose of strengthening relationships for research, community engagement and increasing capacity for student placements and her contribution to the teaching of professional skills in the area of preparation for placement and theories into the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy curriculum.

Ms Tanya Harding - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in acknowledgment of her strong affiliation with ACU and her significant contribution in fostering positive learning environments to maximise outcomes for all ACU students.

Ms Robyn Heesh - awarded for 3 years to 19 March 2022 - in recognition of her expertise in the field of everyday living for children with cerebral palsy and their carers, provides highly valued opportunities for ongoing skills development of our students and potential honours research in this area of practice. Together with the ongoing opportunities for highly sought after paediatric placements at RCH, Robyn's appointment as an honorary clinical fellow to ACU will strengthen industry partnerships in our discipline.

Ms Joan Holmes - renewed for 3 years to 9 July 2021- in recognition of her expertise as a nurse educator and her willingness to collaborate with ACU in regard to the provision of high quality clinical placement experiences for nursing students.

Mr Dave Hustler – awarded for 3 years to 9 July 2021 – in recognition of his strong affiliation with ACU in fostering positive learning environments to maximise outcomes for all ACU students and his specific educational contribution to the Master of Clinical Nursing and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing postgraduate courses at ACU.

Ms Tracy Kidd – awarded for 3 years to 17 July 2022 – in recognition of her contribution to the promotion of ACU programs and her collaboration and support to postgraduate students studying gerontological nursing.

Ms Karolin King – awarded for 3 years to 9 July 2021 – in recognition of her strong affiliation with ACU in fostering positive learning environments to maximise outcomes for all ACU students and her specific educational contribution to the Master of Clinical Nursing and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing postgraduate courses at ACU.

Mr Anthony Kohn - renewed for 3 years to 9 July 2021 - in recognition of his expertise as a nurse educator and his valued contribution towards the development of the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing (Cardiothoracic Nursing) and his willingness to provide high quality learning experiences and collaborative opportunities for ACU activities in this field.

Mr Ryan Mendoza – awarded for 3 years to 9 July 2021 – in recognition of his strong affiliation with ACU in fostering positive learning environments to maximise outcomes for all ACU students and his specific educational contribution to the Master of Clinical Nursing and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing postgraduate courses at ACU.

Dr Margaret Mills - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her significant contribution to social work in health care and practice in the fields of ageing and dementia and for her extensive practice expertise in industry relations and Social Work curriculum development at ACU.

Mr Bradley Maunder - awarded for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of his strong support for the ACU/The Prince Charles Hospital Clinical School and the ACU Bachelor of Nursing program, its students and graduates.

Ms Edel Murray - renewed to 11 October 2021 - in recognition of her expertise as a Quality Coordinator and her collaboration regarding the successful implementation of Nursing Research Institute projects at St Vincent’s Private Hospital.

Ms Jemima Ritchie - renewed for 3 years to 9 July 2021- in recognition of her expertise as a nurse educator and her valued contribution towards the development of the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing (Cardiothoracic Nursing) and her willingness to provide high quality postgraduate programs delivered in partnership with industry leaders.

Ms Ester Roberts - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her continued coordination and supervision of student placements and her willingness to promote ACU and the Discipline of Occupational Therapy, for the purpose of strengthening relationships for research, community engagement, and increasing student placements and her contribution to the teaching of professional skills and theories into the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy curriculum.

Ms Carolyn Ross - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of her strong and valued affiliation with the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine’s midwifery placement program and her significant assistance in securing additional placements.

Mr Keppel Schafer - renewed for 3 years to 2 June 2020 - in recognition of his continued support of the midwifery program of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (Qld), particularly the ACU student placement program and his collaboration between ACU and the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Ms Annette Tarabaras – awarded for 3 years to 17 July 2022 – in recognition of her significant contribution to the promotion of ACU and her collaboration between ACU and St Vincent’s Private Hospital.

Mr Matthew Thorpe - renewed to 28 February 2022 - in recognition of his ongoing support for staff supervising student placements, his promotion of ACU and the Discipline of Occupational Therapy for the purpose of strengthening relationships for research community engagement and increasing capacity for students placements  and his contribution to the teaching of professional skills and theories into the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy curriculum.  

Ms Linda Tilgner – awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2021 – in recognition of her supervision of masters level psychology students completing placements.

Ms Margaret Turner - renewed for 3 years to 9 July 2021 - in recognition of her expertise as a Nurse Educator and her willingness to collaborate with the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (Qld), as well as supporting ACU student nurses on clinical placements at The Prince Charles Hospital.

Dr Lyn Walpole - awarded for 3 years to 16 March 2020 - in recognition of her significant contribution in the area of clinical 

Distinguished Fellow of the PM Glynn Institute

Dr Malcolm Mackerras AO - awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2022 - in recognition of his expertise as a respected author and public commentator in the area of political science, the electoral system and politics and his willingness to continue to raise the profile of ACU.

Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO – awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2022 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the work of the PM Glynn Institute, particularly in the area of religious freedom and human rights, and of his many distinguished contributions to public policy and thought leadership in Australia.

The Hon. John Dyson Heydon AC QC – awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2022 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the work of the PM Glynn Institute as the inaugural PM Glynn Lecturer, and his many distinguished contributions to public discussion of religion, law and public life.

Senior Fellow of the PM Glynn Institute

Professor Michael Ondaatje – awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2022 in recognition of his continuing contribution to the work of the PM Glynn Institute, particularly in its focus on understanding current challenges to democracy and the common good.

Associate Professor Catherine Renshaw – awarded for 3 years to 12 November 2022 in recognition of her continuing contribution to the work of the PM Glynn Institute particularly in relation to the Institute’s work stream “The End of Human Rights?”.

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