New Dean for Sydney Nursing and Midwifery
Associate Professor Donna Waters will be the university’s new Professor and Dean of the Sydney Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, the University of Sydney announced recently.
Associate Professor Waters will commence her new role on Jan. 22, 2015.
University Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence said he looked forward to working with Associate Professor Waters as she leads the faculty and as a member of SEG.
“I am particularly pleased that, after conducting an international search, we have appointed an existing member of the faculty to the deanship. This is testament to the contribution Donna has made to the faculty, including as Associate Dean (Research), and also underlines our commitment to promoting women leaders within the university.”
Associate Professor Waters joined the University of Sydney in 2009, having previously worked at the Children’s Hospital, Westmead, the College of Nursing and Justice Health NSW.
She is a registered nurse with 25 years’ experience in the management of nursing, medical and health services research.
Associate Professor Waters enjoys exploring the practical challenges of research with students and her particular research interests lie in evidence-based practice, especially innovative strategies that aid the transfer and implementation of research evidence into clinical practice.
University of Sydney Nursing School
The Master of Nursing at the University of Sydney provides an introduction to the profession of nursing through both clinical and theoretical components for students who wish to become registered nurses. Throughout the course you will gain extensive nursing clinical practice. You will complete 880 clinical hours during your degree. About half of the nursing subjects involving clinical placements in health facilities, both public and private, and in Sydney Nursing School’s clinical laboratories that simulate nursing environments.
Program: Master of Nursing
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Semester intake: March
Duration: 2 years