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Executive Dean

  • Professor John Bartlett: Executive Dean, Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering
    • Shelley McGuigan: Executive Assistant to the Executive Dean – Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering

Associate Deans

  • Dr Graham Ashford: Lecturer (Environmental and Natural Resources Economics) and Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching)
  • Professor Marion Gray: Professor, Discipline Leader, Occupational Therapy | Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering
  • Dr Colin Solomon: Senior Lecturer, Exercise Physiology | Associate Dean, Graduate Studies

Research Centre Directors

Heads of Schools

Please direct all Head of School enquiries to their Personal Assistant.

 

Centre for Animal Health Innovation

Director
Researchers

Cluster for Health Improvement

Leader
Researchers

Genecology Research Centre

Director
Researchers

Inflammation and Healing Research Cluster

Leader
  • Dr David McMillan: USC Senior Research Fellow | Leader, Inflammation and Healing Research Cluster
Researchers

Marine and Coastal Ecology

Researchers

Nursing and Midwifery Cluster for Research Excellence

Leaders
Researchers
 
Adjunct academic staff
  • Dr Arnon Accad: Expert in GIS and species distribution modelling, as well as climate change modelling. Queensland Herbarium, Department of Science Information Technology and Innovation.
  • Dr John Adie: Medical Coordinator/General Practioner at Ochre Health Medical Centre - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Dr Yosi Aizen: Expert in reproductive biology of aquaculture species; comparative endocrinology; and aquaculture biotechnology.
  • Associate Professor Janet Allan: Expert in Mental Health Nursing — Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Ms Laura Bagnall: Science Coordinator, Victory College, Gympie - STEM engagement.
  • Mr James Bailey: Head of Department - Science, Kawana Waters State College - STEM engagement.
  • Professor Eric Bakker: Department of Inorganic, Analytical and Applied Chemistry.
  • Ms Anne Maree Baldwin: Expert in Epidemiology in the Sunshine Coast Public Health Unit , Queensland Health - Adjunct Lecturer.
  • Professor Susan I. Barr - Expert in Nutrition and Dietetics, Professor of Nutrition, The University of British Columbia - Adjunct Professor.
  • Dr David J Beale: Expert in Environmental Chemistry.
  • Ms Sally Bekker: Head of Department - Science, Agriculture, Marine, Gympie State High School - STEM engagement.
  • Dr Jason Bendall: Expert in Paramedicine, Epidemiology, Anaesthesia & Pharmacology.
  • Professor Max Bennett: Professor Bennett is the Director, Brain and Mind Research Institute at the University of Sydney and is an expert in brain and mind sciences - Adjunct Professor in Neuropsychiatry.
  • Professor Ian Bilkey: MWH Australia Pty Ltd.
  • Dr John Bradley: Expert in material science, testing research and design - Adjunct Senior Scientist.
  • Dr Elizabeth Broad: Expert in Sports Dietetics and is currently a Senior Sports Dietitian, Paralympic Program with the United States Olympic Committee - Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Dr Lesley Brooker: Expert in Physiology - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Mr Matt Brooks: Head of Department, Technologies - Burpengary State Secondary College - STEM engagement.
  • Dr Kristyna Burglova: Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine - Adjunct Research Fellow - Expert in Synthetic Organic Chemistry; synthesis of oncology drugs.
  • Dr Robert Burns: Expert in Educational Psychology with a specific interest and expertise in quantitative statistics. Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Dr Rod Campbell: Expert in english language and literacy - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Mr Iain D. Carson: Head of Department (Science), Aldridge State High School - STEM engagement.
  • Professor John Chapman: Expert in Horticulture & Strategic Agriculture Forestry & Food.
  • Ms Susie Chapman: Expert in Environmental Science - Adjunct Lecturer.
  • Associate Professor Norman Cheetham: Expert in food chemistry and analysis, drug action and analysis, environmental toxicology and biological chemistry - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Dr Pat Chung: Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent. Dr Chung is an expert in the occupational activity patterns of people with a diagnosis of dementia. She will collaborate on research in the field of OT and the Older Adult.
  • Mr Anthony Clancy: Science Head of Department, Urangan State High School - STEM engagement.
  • Dr Jeff Clewett: Director and Principal Scientist, Agroclim Australia - Adjunct Professor.
  • Associate Professor Steven Coverdale: Head, Sunshine Coast Clinical School, Sunshine Coast Academic and Research Centre - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Mr Gregory Cox: Senior Sports Dietitian, Australian Institute of Sport, Sports Nutrition Team - Adjunct Associate Professor. He has been part of the Australian Institute of Sport, Sports Nutrition team since 1998. He has extensive dietetic experience having worked in clinical and community settings as well as working in specialty area of sport Nutrition.
  • Dr Scott Craig: Area of expertise is Medical Microbiology - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Ms Leanne Craigie: Extensive experience working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (Hearing and Ear Health) - Adjunct Research Fellow.
  • Dr Romane Cristescu: Dr Cristescu is an expert in fauna restoration ecology (context mining) - Adjunct Researcher.
  • Mr Chris Dann: Expert in mobile technologies in Educational Assessment. Mobile technology for practicum assessment, work integrated learning experiences and it's impact on the pedagogy of assessment - Adjunct Research Fellow (Mobile Assessment in Higher Education).
  • Dr James Davie: Indonesia expert - Adjunct Professor.
  • Dr Valerie Debuse: Expert in Forestry. Dr Debuse is currently an Ecologist with the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) — Adjunct Researcher.
  • Dr Susan de Jersey: Dr de Jersey is currently working as a Senior Dietitian Nutritionist at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. Her areas of interest include prevention and management of chronic disease during reproductive years; infant feeding; health behaviour changes models and theory; integration of research and practice; and health service delivery - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Professor Chris Del Mar: Professor of Public Health, Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University. Expert in Respiratory Viruses / Public Health - Adjunct Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine.
  • Dr Andrew Dettrick: Anatomical Pathology.
  • Dr Beverley Duff: Clinical Nurse Educator - Surgical Services, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS).
  • Dr Peter Duncan: School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University, United Kingdom - Adjunct Lecturer. Dr Duncan's area of expertise is Mollusc taxonomy and aquaculture, water quality, aquatic production systems (fisheries and aquaculture), marine biology, environmental science, harvest and post harvest issues and animal welfare. His adjunct appointment will allow for continued links with USC.
  • Ms May El Haddad: Nurse Educator, Workforce Development, SCHHS - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Ms Kathryn English: Climate Change, environmental policy, engagement and communication.
  • Ms Annette Faithfull-Byrne: Nursing Director, Education, Staff Development and Research, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Ms Lisa Farnes: Head of Department - Science, James Nash State High School - STEM Engagement.
  • Dr Lorraine Ferguson AM: Expert in Nursing - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Professor Ian Findlay: Executive Dean, Health and Wellness, Think Education Group — Adjunct Professor.
  • Dr John French: Ecospan Consulting Services, Managing Director.
  • Professor Laurent Frossard: Biomechanics, Prosthetics and Osseointegration - Adjunct Professor of Biomechanics.
  • Miss Sarah Fyffe: Dog handler / trainer, collection and storage of scents for training - Adjunct (Detection Dog Trainer).
  • Professor Amareswa Galla: Cultural Heritage - Adjunct Professor.
  • Professor Edward (Ted) Gardner: Waste Water Management and Modelling - Adjunct Professor.
  • Mr Neil Gordon: Science & Chemistry Teacher, Chancellor State College (Secondary Campus) - STEM engagement.
  • Mr Stephen Gough ASM: Assistant Commissioner for Ambulance Services in Queensland and Executive Director, Capability and Development in the Queensland Ambulance Service Structural Reform Program - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Dr Rosie Gowran: Expert in participation action research which means she involved the stakeholders as co-researchers in her studies - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Dr Fiona Graham: Occupational Therapist specialising in work with families and children - Adjunct Lecturer.
  • Emeritus Professor Jenny Graham: Southern Cross University - Experienced in senior academic and executive management positions in Higher Education - Adjunct Professor.
  • Dr Lena Grams: Expert in nutrition for high performance athletes, exercise physiology, exercise testing, sports medicine, preventiona dn rehabilitation of sports injuries with the Technical University of Madrid - Adjunct Researcher.
  • Professor Gregory Gray: Infectious Disease Epidemiology Expert. Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Global Health, College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida - Adjunct Professor.
  • Professor Al Grenfell: As a highly regarded previous employee Professor Grenfell will continue his association with courses and staff teaching into ENS103, and providing targeted advice to USC staff to enrich their understandings and learning and teaching practices and administration - Adjunct Professor in Earth Sciences.
  • Dr Russell Haines: Expert in Forestry - Adjunct Professor.
  • Professor Hank Harlow: Expert in comparative, integrative, and ecological physiology of vertebrates - Adjunct Professor.
  • Mr Simon Harris: Curriculum Leader - Science, Siena Catholic College - STEM teacher.
  • Dr Mark Hayes: Expert in cellular and molecular biology - Adjunct Researcher.
  • Mr Kevin Hegarty: Chief Executive, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS).
  • Ms Anthony Hucker: Queensland Ambulance Service Manager, Clinical Education - Adjunct Associate Professor - Expert in Paramedic Science - (Clinical, Research, Industry & Strategic Development of Ambulance Services and the Paramedic Profession).
  • Mrs Patricia Hudson: CEO of Sunshine Coast Medicare Locals/Central QLD and Sunshine Coast Primary Health Network. She is an expert in primary health care, alcohol and drug services, mental and community health - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Dr Fernandez Cuevas Ismael: Expert in exercise physiology, sports medicine, application of infrared thermography in sports, thermoregulation and exercise, strength and conditioning training - Adjunct Researcher.
  • Mr Gary Jackson: Expert in training of environmental detection dogs for conservation - Adjunct Dog trainer.
  • Mr Peter Jackson: Clinical Embryology Expert. Scientific Director, Coastal IVF, Maroochydore - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Dr David James: Adjunct Professor. Dr James' area of expertise is environmental economics, natural resource economics, climate change policy and ecosystem service valuation.
  • Dr San Ping Jiang: Professor of Chemical Engineering and Deputy Director of Fuels and Energy Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University — Adjunct Professor. Dr Jiang also co-supervises a PhD student and collaborates on other research projects/grants with Professor De Marco.
  • Associate Professor Liz Jones: Associate Professor and Director of Organisational Psychology Training at Griffith University. She is an expert in stress and well being in parents of preterm infants, communication in neonatal nurseries and organisational change - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Dr Susan Keays: Expert in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Dr Justin Keogh: Associate Professor, School of Health Sciences, Bond University — Adjunct Associate Professor. Dr Keogh is an experienced researcher in the field of clinical exercise science and sport science. His clinical research has involved examining the benefits, barriers and motives to a range of physical activities such as resistance training, walking and dancing for older adults and those with chronic conditions especially cancer.
  • Dr Sean Keogh: Expert in Emergency Medicine, Aeromedical Retrieval and Disaster Management - Adjunct Professor.
  • Dr Hugo Kerherve: Expert in Exercise Physiology, Universite Savoie Mont Blanc, France - Adjunct Lecturer.
  • Dr Gary Kong: Expert in biosecurity law and systems - Adjunct Professor in Biosecurity.
  • Dr Tetiana Kuzmenko: Expert in paediatrics and Public Health from the Odessa Region Children's Hospital in the Ukraine. Adjunct Associate Lecturer.
  • Dr Christine Lambooy:  Expert in Haematology and Transfusion Science - Sunshine Coast Health and Hospital Services, Cancer Care Services - Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Haematology.
  • Dr Robert Lamont: Expert in botany, molecular ecology, population genetics, conservation genetics and ecology, fire ecology and paternity and inbreeding genetics - Adjunct Post-doctoral Research Officer, Genetics and Plant Science.
  • Dr Peter Larsen: Expert in Cardiology - Adjunct Professor of Cardiology.
  • Dr Anna Lashtabeg: Expert in material science and electrochemistry - Adjunct Senior Scientist.
  • Dr Peter Lee: Principal Scientist (Aquaculture), Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Bribie Island Research Centre - Adjunct - Expert in Aquaculture.
  • Dr Christine Leech: Experienced Occupational Therapist in the field of chronic disability in the community setting - Queensland Spinal Cord Injuries Service, Spinal Outreach Team, Metro South Hospital and Health Service - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Dr Sara Leonhardt: Chemical Ecology Group, Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology, University of Wurzburg, Germany - Adjunct Lecturer and Visiting Researcher.
  • Dr Tom Lewis: DEEDI, Expert in Forestry — Adjunct Researcher.
  • Dr Yining Liu: Expert in biogeography, plant ecology and data analysis - Genecology Research Centre.
  • Dr Xiaosong Liu: Experienced Research Fellow in the area of Cellular Immunology.
  • Dr Rebecca Magee FRACS: Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Dr Kristina Malko-Nyhan: Nursing, Rural Health and Health Services Expert - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Professor Melinda Manore: Expert in Nutrition and Dietetics - Adjunct Professor.
  • Dr Jerry Maroulis: Expert in Geography - Adjunct Senior Research Fellow.
  • Dr Samuel Marx: Expert in Geography — Adjunct Lecturer.
  • Dr Deb Massey: Research Coordinator, Anaesthetics Department, Nambour General Hospital - Adjunct Senior Lecturer. Expert in Health Research.
  • Mr Paul McDonald: Manager, Natural Asset Solutions with SEQ Catchments. He is an expert in Natural Resource Management (NRM); Environmental Planning; Community Engagement - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Mr Damien McGarry: Civil Engineering Expert. Director, Hydralogic - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Dr Mark McKean: Expert in Fitness, Strength and Conditioning and Sport Science - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Ms Amanda Morgan: Service Manager, Blue Care Maroochy - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Dr Ann Morgan: Staff Formation and Professional Learning Coordinator for Youth Plus. She is an expert in alternative education, flexi schools and teacher professional development - Adjunct Lecturer.
  • Dr Bernadette Morris-Smith: Clinical Phamacist at Nambour General Hopsital. Expert in Pharmacy - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Associate Professor Hanlie Moss: Director of Research - Physical activity, Sport and Recreation (PhASRec) at North-West University in South Africa. She is an expert in chronic disease prevention and management, particularly using exercise interventions and working in resource limited communities - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Associate Professor Wayne O'Connor: Expert in Mollusc aquaculture, including genetics, hatchery technologies and reproduction, Port Stephens Fisheries Institute - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Associate Professor Lily O'Hara: Emirates College for Advanced Education, Abu Dhabi, UAE - Expert in Public Health — Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Professor Douglas Paddon-Jones: Expert in Metabolism from the University of Texas Medical Branch - Adjunct Professor.
  • Mr Brad Patten: Science & STEaM, Head of Department - Maleny State High School.
  • Ms Susan Poole: Principal Scientist and Seafood Team Leader, Agriscience Queensland, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Dr Michael Powell: Expert in GIS and habitat and climate modelling - Adjunct Lecturer.
  • Ms Leanne Raven: CEO, SIDS and Kids Australia - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Professor Lloyd Reeve-Johnson: Adjunct Professor of One Health.
  • Dr Jacqueline Ripat: Expert in Occupational Therapy and assistive technology - Adjunct Researcher.
  • Dr Anne Roiko: Associate Professor of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Griffith University - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Dr Jeremy Russell-Smith: Ecological Consultant — Adjunct Professor.
  • Dr Sally J.E. Sargeant: Assistant Professor, Behavioural Sciences, Bond University - Adjunct Senior Lecturer. Research expertise is in the use of qualitative methods for exploring clinical questions.
  • Mr Keppel Schafer: Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service - Nambour Hospital - Adjunct Senior Lecturer. Mr Schafer is an expert in Midwifery & Neonatal Education.
  • Dr Stefan Schneider: Dr Schneider was appointed to the Neuroscience Workgroup of the Institute of Movement and Neurosciences at the German Sport University in Cologne in 2001. His fundamental work interest is on motor control and electroencephalographical activity in altered gravity environments as well as the interconnection of brain activity, sports and health. His appointment will continue the collaborative efforts between USC and the German Sport University (DSHS).
  • Emeritus Professor Rod Simpson: Former Dean, Faculty of Science, Health and Education and expert in air pollution, health and sustainability — Adjunct Professor.
  • Dr Tim Smith: Senior Scientist, Soils and Nutrition, Forest Health, Horticulture & Forestry Science, DAF (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries) - Adjunct Professor.
  • Mr Paul Summers: Expert in urban and regional planning - Adjunct Lecturer.
  • Ms Geraldine Tapia: Expert in substance abuse and misuse with the University of Bordeaux - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Professor Roy Tasker: Expert in Visualisation technology - School of Science and Health, University of Western Sydney.
  • Dr Mary Taylor: Agro-biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation - Adjunct Professor. Dr Taylor has 22 years research in the Pacific in the areas of: agriculture and climate change adaptation; agriculture/agro-biodiversity, nutrition and health; conservation and utilisation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture to include policy and methodologies, and development of the Pacific regional genebank and regional plant genetic resources network.
  • Dr Aue Te Ava:  Expert in indigenous and Pasifika research methodologies, health and physical education, teacher education and curriculum, health and wellbeing promotion, and culturally responsive pedagogy. Dr Te Ava is a lecturer in International Graduate Centre in Education, School of Education at Charles Darwin University in the Northern Territory of Australia.
  • Mr Bill Thew: Expert in Engineering, Roads and Infrastructure - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Dr Ogilvie Thom: Expert in Emergency Medicine - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Dr Lex Thomson: Adjunct Associate Professor (Agroforestry).
  • Dr Rose-Marie Thrupp: Expert in early years literacy and numeracy, science and technology education, ICT in learning - Adjunct Lecturer.
  • Professor Susan L Tighe: University of Waterloo, Canada — Adjunct Professor of Transportation Technology. Professor Tighe will co-supervise a HDR student, mentor the proposed Master of Engineering degree and the proposed Functional Pavement Centre which is modelled on a similar facility at the University of Waterloo, Canada, where she currently holds two Chairs and is Director of the Centre for Pavement and Transportation Technology.
  • Professor Will Toisuta: Willi Toisuta and Associates — Adjunct Professor.
    Dr Toisuta's adjunct appointment will strengthen the basis for a productive ongoing connection between USC, Dr Toisuta and West Papua. His area of expertise is Indonesian and West Papuan governance and education.
  • Dr Paul Turner: Expert in immunology and inflammation; public health and tropical medicine - Adjunct Research Fellow.
  • Ms Colleen Vieritz: Head of Department (Science), Caloundra State High School - STEM engagement.
  • Dr Mohammad Wahab: ARC Centre for Functional Nanomaterials, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The University of Queensland - Expert in Materials Chemistry.
  • Dr Christopher Walker: Expert in Environmental Engineering and Stormwater Management - Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Associate Professor Richard Walton: Senior Principal Engineer for Water Technology, Brisbane — Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Associate Professor Peter Waterman: Expert in climate change and forests - Adjunct Associate Professor.
  • Dr Jolanta Watson: Expert in physics, maths, nanoscience and biophysics - Adjunct Lecturer.
  • Professor Marcus Watson: Expert in simulation-based learning in health - Adjunct Professor of Simulation-based Learning.
  • Dr Courtney Waugh: Adjunct Researcher - Koala Chlamydia Disease.
  • Dr Haylee Weaver: Adjunct Researcher - Expert in Taxonomy and ecology of the nematode and acanthocephalan parasites of fish and mammals.
  • Professor Alan White: Expert in Emergency Care at Leeds Beckett University in the UK - Adjunct Professor.
  • Dr Greg White: Expert in Airport and Heavy Duty Pavement Engineering - Adjunct Associate Professor in Pavement Engineering.
  • Mr Graham Wilkinson: Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery Services, Sunshine Coast Health District.
  • Dr Colin Winkler: Adjunct Senior Lecturer.
  • Professor Ken Wishaw: Adjunct Professor - Expert in anaesthesia, emergency medicine and aeromedical retrieval.
  • Dr Karen Woolley: Divisional Lead, ProScribe. Expert in Clinical and non-clinical research studies sponsored by biotechnology, device, and pharmaceutical companies, experience and proficient medical writer, and line management experience of medical writers, business development managers, project managers and administrative staff — Adjunct Professor.

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