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Dr Lesley Andrew

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5037, Email: l.andrew@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO31.467
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5037
Email: l.andrew@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO31.467  

 

Lesley is the Postgraduate Courses Coordinator for Public Health within the School of Medical and Health Sciences. Lesley also coordinates and teaches into a number of postgraduate and undergraduate public health units.

Current Teaching

  • HST5161 Philosophy, Principles and Practice of Public Health
  • HST6333 Diversity Culture and Health

Background

  • 2017 to present: Postgraduate Courses Coordinator Public Health, Edith Cowan University
  • 2014-2016: Lecturer, Postgraduate Public Health, Edith Cowan University
  • 2012-2014: Course Coordinator, Undergraduate Nursing, Edith Cowan University
  • 2010-2012: Lecturer, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nursing, Edith Cowan University
  • 2007-2009: Senior Lecturer, Health and Community Studies, University of Huddersfield, England
  • 2006-2007: Team Leader, Community Health Nursing (Public Health), Kirklees NHS Community Trust, England
  • 2004-2007: Nursing Lead, Child Health Newborn Bloodspot Screening Programme, Kirklees NHS Community Trust, England
  • 1997-2004: Community Health Nurse Specialist (Public Health), Kirklees NHS Community Trust, England
  • 1994-1997: Registered Nurse, Acute Medicine and Community, Leicestershire NHS and Wakefield and Pontefract Community Health Trust, England

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Institute
  • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Public Health Association of Australia
  • Australian Collaborative Education Network

Awards and Recognition

National and International Awards

  • 2017: Outstanding Contributor in Reviewing. Nurse Education Today Journal
  • 2009: Young Apprentice Programme Award, Barnsley Metropolitan Council learning and achieving services.
  • 2006: Chairman Award, Innovative Practice Huddersfield South Primary Care Trust
  • 2003: Recognition of service award - health program development, Kirklees Primary Care Trust

Research Areas and Interests

  • Gender equity
  • Excellence in higher education pedagogy
  • Health promotion
  • Public health
  • Qualitative research methodologies
  • Work integrated learning/ employability
  • International student support

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2019.
  • Master of Science, England, 2003.
  • BSc in Community Health Care Nursing (Health Visiting), England, 1997.
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in Agriculural Zoology, England, 1989.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Meningococcal Infection, Awareness Prevention and Protection (MIapp) – Improving and evaluating adolescent access to meningococcal education through the use of an app ,  Lotterywest,  Grant,  2019 - 2021,  $864,296.
  • Engaging mental health consumers in the co-design of a Safe Space Café through innovative consumer consultation strategies,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2019,  2019 - 2020,  $25,590.
  • Barriers to Achieving High Immunisation Coverage in Perth’s Aboriginal Children: a Midwives Study,  Department of Health WA,  Grant,  2019,  $11,217.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Sambell, R., Andrew, L., Godrich, S., Wolfgang, J., Vandenbroeck, D., Stubley, K., Rose, N., Newman, L., Horwitz, P., Devine, A., (2019), Local Challenges and Successes Associated with Transitioning to Sustainable Food System Practices for a West Australian Context: Multi-Sector Stakeholder Perceptions. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(11), Article number 2051, DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16112051.
  • Carman, R., Andrew, L., Devine, A., Oosthuizen, J., (2019), Barriers to vaccination service delivery within general practice: opportunity to make a sustainable difference in Aboriginal child health?. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, epub ahead of Print(August 2019), 7p., DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12937.
  • Andrew, L., Ewens, B., Maslin-Prothero, S., (2015), Enhancing the online learning experience using virtual interactive classrooms. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 32(4), 22-31, ACT, Australia, Australian Nursing Federation.
  • Andrew, L., Maslin-Prothero, S., Costello, L., Dare, J., Robinson, K., (2015), The influence of intimate partnerships on nurse student progression: An integrative literature review. Nurse Education Today, 35(12), 1212-1220, Kidlington, UK, Churchill Livingstone, DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2015.04.018.

Conference Publications

  • Andrew, L., Ewens, B., Scott, R., (2014), Moderation of assessments in a School of Nursing and Midwifery; Enhancing student assessment experiences. 17th International FYHE Conference 2014. Proceedings, 7, FYHE.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Public Health,  THE IMPACT OF IMMUNISATION SERVICE DELIVERY IN GENERAL PRACTICE ON ABORIGINAL CHILDREN LIVING IN THE PERTH METROPOLITAN AREA: AN OPPORTUNITY TO REDUCE THE GAP?
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