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Ms Toni Wain

Senior Project Adviser

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 3538, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO21.544
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3538
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5577
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.544  


Toni is the program manager for the Systems and Intervention Research Centre for Health (SIRCH) within the School of Medical and Health Sciences.


Toni can be contacted about the administration and implementation of existing projects, grant applications and the development new grant applications.


  • Graduate Diploma of Health Service Management, Edith Cowan University, 2009.
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology), Curtin University of Technology, 1991.
  • Bachelor of Arts (English), Curtin University of Technology, 1990.


Recent Research Grants

  • Online Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Education for the Department of Health,  Department of Health WA,  Tender,  2014 - 2018,  $386,307.
  • Primary Care Capacity Building ? Alcohol and Drugs,  WA Primary Health Alliance,  Grant,  2017 - 2018,  $310,000.
  • Workforce Development: Hepatitis B and C Health Professional Engagement and Education,  Department of Health WA,  Grant,  2009 - 2014,  $592,014.
  • Creating cultural empathy and challenging attitudes through Indigenous narratives,  Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations,  Novated ALTC Grant,  2010 - 2012,  $351,816.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Wain, T., Sim, M., Bessarab, D., Mak, D., Hayward, C., Rudd, C., (2016), Engaging Australian Aboriginal narratives to challenge attitudes and create empathy in health care: a methodological perspective. BMC Medical Education, 16(1), Article no. 156, BioMed Central Ltd., DOI: 10.1186/s12909-016-0677-2.
  • Sim, M., McEvoy, A., Wain, T., Khong, E., (2014), Improving health professional's knowledge of hepatitis B using cartoon based learning tools: a retrospective analysis of pre and post tests. BMC Medical Education, 14(online), Article no. 244, United Kingdom, Biomed Central Ltd, DOI: 10.1186/s12909-014-0244-7.

Conference Publications

  • Kutay, C., Sim, M., Wain, T., (2013), Support for non IT savvy teachers to incorporate games. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 141-151, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-41175-5_15.
  • Sim, M., Khong, E., McEvoy, A., Wain, T., Sim, M., Williams, T., (2013), Cartoons for e-health informatics. Proceedings of the 2nd Australian eHealth Informatics and Security Conference, 50-57, Perth, WA, Security Research Centre, Edith Cowan University.


  • Wain, T., (2013), Creating cultural empathy and challenging attitudes through Indigenous narratives., Sydney, NSW, Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
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