Ms Grimes is a registered nurse who has worked in varied hospital settings. She has a Masters of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and a post graduate certificate in Nurisng Education.

She has a keen interest in a broader aspect of health inlcuding the public health related to disaster situations and infectious diseases outbreaks. 

Andrea manages both the Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research and the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Education and Research Capacity Building. in this role she coordinates research projects for both centres and assists with grant writing, ethic submission and manuscripts.

Andrea's keys skills are in project management, education and research coordination


  • HS5381: Health Education and Self Management (Level 5; ONL)
  • HS5555: Infection Prevention and Control in Health Care Settings (Level 5; TSV)
  • NS2216: Rural and Remote Nursing (Level 2; TSV)
  • NS5380: Foundations of Clinical Diabetes (Level 5; ONL)
  • NS5382: Applied Clinical Diabetes Education (Level 5; ONL)
  • NS5383: Diabetes Education Professional Practice (Level 5; TSV)
  • 2015 to 2020 - Research Officer, James Cook University (Cairns)
  • 2017 to 2018 - Conference organiser, James Cook University (Cairns)
  • 2014 to 2017 - Research Assistant, James Cook University (Cairns)
Research Disciplines
  • 2018 - Staff Award for Excellence

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Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation - Research Grant

Primary healthcare injury surveillance in remote Indigenous communities

Indicative Funding
$24,960 over 1 year
A clinical file audit will determine the nature, cause and extent of alcohol-related injuries in three remote Indigenous communities of Cape York. The project will inform community alcohol management decision-making surrounding future approaches to reduce injury and improve community safety.
Caryn West, Daniel Lindsay, Christopher Rouen and Andrea Grimes (College of Healthcare Sciences, College of Public Health and Medical & Vet Sciences)
Injuries; Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander; Primary Health Care; Alcohol

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