Meet staff from ACU’s School of Allied Health. Search for academic, research and professional staff by campus – or access all school staff via the staff directory.

Meet our head of school

Professor Christine Imms, National Head of School (Allied Health) 

Professor Imms is Professor of Occupational Therapy and Director of the Centre for Disability and Development Research: Diversity across the Lifespan. She holds an Honorary Research Affiliation at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute in Melbourne,  as well as at CanCHILD Centre for Childhood Disability Research in Canada. 

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Academic staff by campus

Browse our list of academic and professional staff at the School of Allied Health by campus and discipline. 

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Associate Professor Rebecca Lane – Lecturer

Dr Belinda Bilney – Senior Lecturer

Shari Maver – Lecturer

Kylie McMahon – Lecturer

Professor Paul Carding – Deputy Head of School, Discipline Lead (Speech pathology)

Dr Michael Steele – Senior Lecturer

Occupational therapy

Dr Laura Miller – Senior Lecturer and Course Coordinator

Dr Deirdre Cooke – Lecturer

Julie Hughes – Lecturer

Nicholas Flynn – Lecturer

Dr Rosamund Harrington – Lecturer

Wendy Stevens – Lecturer


Jane Clarke – Senior Lecturer

Dr Maria Constantinou – Senior Lecturer

Jordan Craig – Lecturer

Dr Marcella Danks – Lecturer

Julie Gauchwin – Lecturer

Dr David Good – Senior Lecturer

Kathleen Hall – Senior Lecturer

Dr Judy Hough – Senior Lecturer

Prof Suzanne Kuys – Professor

Mary Lynch – Senior Lecturer

Dr Vaughan Nicholson – Lecturer

Dr Ann Rahmann – Lecturer

Dr Helen Roach – Lecturer

Carolyn Rutter – Lecturer

Christine Sonsearay – Lecturer

Dr Pam Teys – Senior Lecturer

Social work

Dayle Foreman – Lecturer

Helen Redfern – Lecturer

Kate Saxton – Lecturer (Field Education)

Professor Robert Bland – Course Coordinator

Dr Venkat Pulla – Senior Lecturer

Speech pathology

Ann Edwards – Lecturer

Dr Erin Conway – Lecturer

Katherine Cooper – Lecturer

Dr Kieran Flanagan – Lecturer and Acting Course Coordinator

Dr Sharon Crosbie – Senior Lecturer

Administrative staff

Garth Edwards – Administrative Officer

Ruth Farwell – Administrative Officer (Team Leader)

Bronwyn Franco – Administrative Officer

Dr Parveen Kalliath – Deputy Head of School

Social work

Associate Professor Joanna Zubrzycki – Senior Lecturer

Elise Woodman – Lecturer

Michael Adjei – Lecturer (Field Education)

Dr Parveen Kalliath – DHoS

Peter Humphries – Lecturer

Wendy Rollins – National Professional Practice Education Coordinator (Social Work)

Administrative staff

Lindsey Ross – Administrative Officer (Social Work)

Dr Simone Arnott – Deputy Head of School

Occupational therapy

Associate Professor Annette Joosten – Lecturer

Associate Professor Loretta Sheppard – National Professional Practice Education Coordinator (Occupational Therapy)

Alex Logan – Lecturer

Dr Anne Baker – Lecturer

Dr Cheryl Brown – Lecturer

Dr Claire Lynch – Lecturer

Daniel Clohesy – Lecturer

Jennifer O'Brien – Lecturer

Liana Cahill – Lecturer

Mina Lonsdale – Lecturer

Natalie Roche – Lecturer

Dr Susan Darzins – Lecturer

Speech pathology

Associate Professor Diane Jacobs – Senior Lecturer

Danielle Czapnik – Lecturer

Dr Gabriella Sharpe – Lecturer

Dr Kerry Ttofari Eecen – Lecturer

Marie Atherton – Lecturer

Regina Fitzpatrick – Lecturer

Dr Simone Arnott – Deputy Head of Melbourne Campus and National Professional Practice Education Coordinator (SP)

Dr Zaneta Mok – Lecturer

Administrative staff

James Morrison – Team Leader

Associate Professor Elspeth Froude – Deputy Head of School, Discipline Lead (Occupational Therapy)

Occupational Therapy

Belinda Deramore Denver – Lecturer

Catherine Andrew – Lecturer

Dr Elisa Yule – Lecturer

Dr Margaret Wallen – Lecturer

Melissa Aguey–Zinsou – Lecturer

Ruth Swanton – Lecturer

Dr Sarah Wilkes Gillan – Lecturer

Tracey Denton – Lecturer


Associate Professor Jane Butler – Senior Lecturer

Associate Professor Megan Dalton – Lecturer

Dr Wendy Annable Sonia Coates – Lecturer

Dr Simone Dorsch – Lecturer

Cathryn Emmerson – Lecturer

Sarah Forsyth – Lecturer

Carolyn Gates – Lecturer

Dr Nia Luxton – Lecturer

Dr Lyndal Maxwell – Senior Lecturer

Shreya McLeod – Lecturer

Frances Moran – Lecturer

Lieszel Plumbe – Lecturer

Dr Sue Reid – Lecturer

Dr Audrey Wang – Lecturer

Dr Alex Wirianski – Lecturer

Speech Pathology

Associate Professor Wendy Pearce – Lecturer

Dr Amanda Miller Amberber – Lecturer

Dr Leigha Dark – Lecturer

Dr Michelle Bennett – Lecturer

Dr Michelle Donaghy – Lecturer

Michelle McInerney – Lecturer

Dr Natalie Berg – Lecturer

Nisrine El Choueifati – Lecturer

Administrative staff

Dominique Grady – Administrative Officer

Associate Professor Gabrielle Drake – Deputy Head of School

Social Work

Deborah Boswell – Lecturer

Dr Jean Burke – Lecturer

Natasha Salimbeni – Lecturer

Sera Harris – Lecturer

Administrative staff

Allison Forrest – Research Project Coordinator

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