Lisa is Dean and Head in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at La Trobe University. Her professional clinical background is both as a Registered Nurse and Midwife. Lisa has been Editor-in-Chief of Collegian: The Australian Journal for Practice, Scholarship and Research since 2014 and is an Editorial Advisor for Nurse Education Today. She has researched and published extensively in nursing, midwifery and health professions education with a particular focus on simulation and patient safety, peer-assisted learning, professional role development and work readiness. Lisa has also supervised many honours, masters and doctoral students undertaking related studies. She is regularly sought to share her expertise both nationally and internationally.
Lisa sees Fellowship of ANZAHPE as a natural extension to her work in the field and in growing the exposure of health professional education as an area of scholarly and research importance. Through her Fellowship, Lisa intends to continue to provide mentoring and leadership in health professional education to further grow the field.