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Anneke Fitzgerald

Professor, Griffith University

Anneke Fitzgerald (FACHSM) is Professor of Health Management in the Department of International Business and Asian Studies within the Griffith Business School and Coordinator of the Health Management Research Alliance, bringing together health management researchers from a range of universities and external agencies across Australia and New Zealand.

Prior to joining academe in 2002, Anneke worked 20+ years in the health industry in clinical and managerial positions at different levels. Since becoming an academic, Anneke completed a PhD in Commerce. Specialising in organisational behaviour and health service management, she has significant experience in leading projects involving both technical and clinical stakeholders, involving complex organisational cultures. She has secured more than AUD$26 million in research grants, produced over 120 peer reviewed journal and conference publications and completed 15 Higher Degree by Research students.

Anneke is widely published in the area of health management and organisational culture. Her research expertise includes organisational behaviour in healthcare; organisational culture; professional identity; process innovation and dissemination; and knowledge transfer. Anneke is currently investigating models to combine child care with dementia respite centres using an intergenerational approach.


  • 2012–2018
    Professor, Health Management, Griffith Business School