Project Management Team members

roger-head-shotRoger Dunston
Project Lead
University of Technology Sydney
Associate Professor Roger Dunston joined the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in 2007. He is located as part of the School of Communication and is a member of the International Research Centre for Communication in Healthcare (IRCCH). Roger’s research and development interests are diverse – the nature of professional practice, making change andRead more…



Dawn Forman
Representing Curtin University (Aus) and the University of Derby (UK) for this project.
For the last 10 years Dawn has been a co-owner and director of Interactive Leadership and Management Development a consultancy specialising in executive coaching, leadership and team development and academic writing. Read more…


Monica Moran

Central Queensland University
Monica Moran is an occupational therapist, university educator and researcher. She is a founding member of the Australasian Interprofessional Practice and Education Network (AIPPEN) and is active in several international research teams focusing on interprofessional learning.  Read more…



Maree O’Keefe
The University of Adelaide
Collaborating across discipline boundaries is a key theme underpinning much of Maree O’Keefe’s work in health profession curriculum development and education research. Although relevant across higher education, it is particularly important that healthcare disciplines embrace interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaborative learning in alignment with… Read more…



Gary Rogers
Griffith University
Professor Gary D. Rogers is a health professions educational leader, public health researcher and GP with a focus on HIV medicine. He hails from Adelaide, South Australia, where he pioneered the development of interprofessional community-based care for people living with HIV in the 1990s. His PhD research at the University of Adelaide focused on Primary Health Care for… Read more…


carole-steketeeCarole Steketee
The University of Notre Dame
Carole is the Director of the Learning and Teaching Office (LTO) in The University of Notre Dame Australia, as well as the Associate Head of the Fremantle campus. In heading up the LTO she provides strategic leadership in supporting academic staff continue to provide rich learning experiences to students. Read more…


matthew_oatesMatthew Oates
Australasian Interprofessional Practice and Education Network
Matthew is a Podiatrist and Head of the Department of Rehabilitation, Nutrition & Sport in the School of Allied Health at La Trobe University in Melbourne. Matthew is currently completing his PhD in interprofessional education. His research involves the development of an instrument to measure outcomes of interprofessional education in pre-qualification health professional students. Read more…



ben-canny Ben Canny
Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators
Professor Ben Canny is Head of School of Medicine at the University of Tasmania where he is responsible for the Divisions of Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychology and Paramedicine and their cognate Health Professions degrees.  Read more…


adrian-fisherAdrian Fisher
Victoria University
Adrian Fisher is now an Emeritus Professor at Victoria University. He previously was the Head of Psychology, working in the area of community psychology and has established successful postgraduate programs in this area. Adrian has an international reputation for his work in Psychological Sense of Community, an area of research and application for himself and his students – particularly with a focus on social inclusion and exclusion mechanisms. Read more…


Project manager

tagrid-yassineTagrid Yassine
University of Technology Sydney
Health curriculum has been a focus of Tagrid’s work since 2009. With a background in organisational learning and adult education, Tagrid has worked with universities and professional colleges to develop and renew health curricula at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Read more…


Project Consultants

jill-thistlethwaiteJill Thistlethwaite
University of Technology Sydney
Jill Thistlethwaite is a health professional education consultant, medical adviser at NPS MedicineWise and adjunct professor at University of Technology Sydney. She received her medical degree from University College London and has since practised as a general practitioner (family doctor) in the UK and Australia.  Read more…


david-boud-1David Boud
University of Technology Sydney
David Boud is Professor and Foundation Director of the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning, Deakin University and Emeritus Professor at the University of Technology Sydney. He has previously held the positions of Head of School, Associate Dean and Dean of the University Graduate School. He is one of the most highly cited Australians in the field of… Read more…


Project Reference Group

  • Professor John Gilbert, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Professor Mark Barrow, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Professor Patrick Crookes, Australian Catholic University, Australia
  • Professor Madeleine Dahlgren, Linkøping University, Sweden
  • Professor Carole Orchard, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • Professor Scott Reeves, University of London
  • Professor Madeline Schmitt, University of Rochester, US
  • Dr. Simon Towler, WA Health, Australia
  • Professor Jill Thistlethwaite, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Professor Sue Gordon, Flinders University, Australia
  • Professor Ruby Grymonpre, The University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Professor Hugh Barr, Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE)
  • Professor Juanita Sherwood, University of Sydney, Australia


Project evaluator

patrick-boylePatrick Boyle
After working for 20 years in academic and leadership roles in universities in Australia (ANU, UNSW) and overseas, since 2007 Patrick has run his own small consulting business, Q Associates International, which he started in 1999. His expertise and much of his work and scholarship are in the related areas of evaluation, measurement, and learning and systematic improvement at the individual, team or organizational levels. Read more…