Meet our postgraduate nursing leaders.
Our internationally recognised nursing experts and researchers continue to improve practice and inform policy globally. You’ll get to meet some of these leaders in person at the next information session and ask them anything you can think of.
Director, Postgraduate Nursing Studies Course Coordinator, Advanced Nursing
"The UTS Master of Advanced Nursing is unique in that it effectively allows students to design their own course. With the diverse range of career opportunities available to nurses, we think it’s crucial that students are able to choose the path that best suits their aspirations." Need career advice? Email me
Course coordinator, Critical Care Nursing
Suzy Ladanyi is a Lecturer and Course Coordinator for postgraduate and undergraduate Critical Care Nursing in the Faculty of Health at UTS.
Suzy is the National Secretary for the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN) and a member of the Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM) where she is currently a PhD candidate.
Course Coordinator, Acute Care Nursing
Dr Debra Palesy is a lecturer in the Faculty of Health at UTS. She has 30 years’ experience in clinical nursing practice, curriculum development and education for a range of health professionals in both acute care and community-based health care settings.
Debra is particularly interested in teaching and learning in socially-isolated health care settings, where workers, such as home care workers and rural nurses, do not have access to direct supervision and support.
Course Coordinator, Child and Family Health Nursing
Jo is a Clinical Nurse Educator with the NSLHD and has many years’ experience working in Child and Family Health.
She also has experience working as a midwife and holds a master's degree in midwifery
Course Coordinator, Diabetes Education and Management
Shannon Lin is a credentialed diabetes educator and an accredited practising dietician. Her research focuses on diabetes in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, diabetes and health literacy.
Shannon has also been involved in many diabetes working parties and committees including the Australian Diabetes Educator Association Program Organisation Committee.