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20202024

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Professor West maintains a strong international reputation having worked extensively with the World Health Organization and Asia Pacific and Western Pacific countries. Key outcome in this space include the preparation of the health professionals and engagement in research that makes real difference. Prof West has a diverse research portfolio within nursing and public health through her professional roles and awards including: an early career fellowship with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Directorship of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) for Nursing, Midwifery Education and Research Capacity Building, Director of the Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research at JCU, and international fellowships. Professor West has held previous positions as Dean of Research and Academic Head of  Nursing & Midwifery, and multiple Centre Directorships. Prof West’s areas of research interest include disaster management, nursing education, alcohol-related injuries in Australian Indigenous communities, mental health, self harm and suicide. These interests are drawn together through the theme of resilience. At times, Professor West has availability for HDR supervision and is happy to be contacted.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Subject keywords

  • disaster management, nursing education, alcohol-related injuries in Australian Indigenous communities, mental health, self-harm and suicide.

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