Cath holds a strong national reputation as an industry and academic leader who balances heart and head to positively influence clinical practice via education and research. 

As a previous university Professor of Nursing, Head of School and author of numerous publications Cath facilitated teams to conduct high quality nursing, midwifery and health research to make a difference to health care provision.

With Cath’s experience in rural and regional health and her focus on linking the vision, aims and strategy of the organisation she brings a wealth of knowledge to  Lifeline Darling Downs & South West Qld. 

Cath joined the Board in 2018.