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. 


  • Co cordinates NS2216 Rural and Remote Nursing 
  • Co cordinates NS3363 Mental Health for Nursing and Midwifery
  • Marks into HS 5555 Infection Prevention and Control
  • Marks into NS1555 Culturally safe healthcare for Australia's First Peoples
  • Manages Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education

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


  • HS5555: Infection Prevention and Control in Health Care Settings (Level 5; TSV)
  • NS3363: Mental Health for Nursing and Midwifery (Level 3; CNS & TSV)
  • 2021 to present - Lecturer, James Cook University (Cairns)
  • 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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