IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Chronic conditions and lifestyle

Research focus

  • Primary health care nursing workforce
  • Lifestyle, prevention and management of chronic conditions
  • Mixed methods research

Research projects

Publications and funding


  • Australasian Association of Academic Primary Care NSW Representative
  • Fellow, Australian College of Nursing
  • Xi Omicron Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Member, Editorial Board, Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association “Primary Times”
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Australian Primary Health Care

Other roles

  • Editor, Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research
  • Associate Editor, BMC Family Practice
  • NSW Representative, Association of Academic Primary Care

IHMRI research team

PhD candidates

Kaara Calma Understanding students's perceptions of careers in PHC
Catherine Stephen Impress: An RCT of a nurse-led hypertension intervention in Australian general practice
Sarah Smith Experiences of nurses in small rural hospitals
Grant Kinghorn Transitions to forensic mental health nursing
Sharon James How do registered nurses in Australian primary care deliver and perceive lifestyle risk communication

Masters students

Rebekah Carter Feed-forward: Using annotated exemplars to promote student engagement and satisfaction (FASTEN) project

Honours students

Sarah Remm The diagnosis of individuals with MND