Director, Medical Education, Southern Health
With a background in intensive care nursing, Debra co-ordinated postgraduate critical care courses for Monash University for over nine years. She spent the next 10 years developing and coordinating postgraduate courses and continuing professional development programs in health professional education for Monash University. As part of this role, she set up a simulated patient program at the university. Debra has recently returned to the health care sector to take up a new position as the Director of the Medical Education Unit for Southern Health. She has a special interest in the field of interprofessional learning and simulation-based education and is currently completing a PhD in this area.