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Lisa Whitehead is a Professor of Nursing Research within the School of Nursing and Midwifery and her key roles include::
Lisa’s research experience over the past 20 plus years has centred on improving clinical outcomes for people with chronic conditions and supporting older people to remain at home through self-management interventions. Lisa leads the research group “Improving health outcomes for people living with chronic conditions” within the Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research. Lisa has a strong interest in working with families to support the management of chronic conditions. Most of her research and clinical practice has been in the primary health care setting collaborating with GPs, practice nurses, psychologists, mental health nurses and psychiatrists.
Lisa has been awarded over $5M in research funding during her career and is currently an investigator on an $1.11M grant to explore factors predicting regression from pre-diabetes to normal glucose regulation, funded by the Health Research Council (HRC) of New Zealand.
Lisa has supervised 10 PhD students to completion (7 as primary supervisor) and over 30 Masters students, regularly acts as a PhD examiner and is currently supervising 7 PhD students and 2 Masters by Research students.
Lisa is an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Nursing Studies and an active member of the International Family Nursing Association, sitting on the Practice Committee, Practice Sub-Committee, Nominating Committee and as a country liaison. Lisa reviews research grants for a number of funding bodies including the HRC and Lottery Health Research.
Lisa publishes regularly in nursing and wider health journals and values capacity building of early career researchers and higher degree by research students through research experience, publication and presentations.
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