Catherine Hungerford

Professor and Head of School, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health, Charles Sturt University

Catherine is Professor and Head of School, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health, at Charles Sturt University, Australia. This School is located on multiple campuses in rural New South Wales – Albury, Wagga Wagga, Bathurst, Orange and Dubbo; and also includes a large distance education cohort of students located across Australia. Catherine is also a credentialed mental health nurse, as well as an endorsed Nurse Practitioner who is actively involved in leading and promoting the Nurse Practitioner role through education and research. Catherine is also lead author of the highly successful textbook: "Mental Health Care An Introduction for Health Professionals in Australia", which will shortly be going into its 3rd edition.

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Professor, Charles Sturt Unversity
  • 2009–2015
    Associate Professor, University of Canberra

Education

  • 2008 
    WSU, Master of Nursing (Mental Health - Nurse Practitioner)
  • 2005 
    ADACTS, Bachelor of Counselling Studies
  • 2004 
    UQ, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2000 
    CSU, Bachelor of Health Science
  • 1999 
    UNE, Master of Letters (Communication Studies)
  • 1998 
    CSU, Graduate Diploma in Education
  • 1995 
    UNE, Bachelor of Arts