Lisa is driven to enhance the student experience and improve learning outcomes across online and clinical settings. She has developed signature pedagogy encompassing several key elements:

  • Utilising purposeful technology-enabled learning to facilitate learner flexibility and encourage self-directed exploration.
  • Advocating for the flipped classroom model as a participatory learning strategy. This not only boosts individual learner engagement but also fosters teamwork and collaboration among students.
  • Integrating scenario-based inquiry and practice-based learning strategies into assessments. This approach deepens understanding and equips students with the ability to apply clinical reasoning in authentic contexts.

Lisa has cultivated strong community relationships, creating unique opportunities for work-integrated learning for health professional students. She has successfully led student-led healthcare services within both community and hospital settings. Notably, her collaboration with Mater Private Hospital earned her team the 2016 Mercy Quality Improvement Award for their student-led Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. Furthermore, Lisa has established new clinical placement arrangements with Townsville Hospital Community Mental Health Services, facilitating role-emerging placements in secure and youth mental health programs.

Lisa's impact extends beyond the classroom. She is an active contributor to the Health Professional Education field, with her research garnering international attention. Currently, she is spearheading the development of a performance framework for evaluating clinical placement performance and healthcare service delivery within the context of student-led healthcare services. Her dedication to improving education and healthcare delivery is evident in both her academic contributions and practical initiatives.

  • HS5405: Teaching for Learning in the Health Professions (Level 5; TSV)
  • SP3017: Principles of Clinical Exercise Physiology Practice (Level 3; TSV)
  • SP5200: Professional Communication and Practice for Clinical Exercise Physiologists (Level 5; TSV)
  • SP5201: Clinical Exercise Physiology Management of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Conditions (Level 5; TSV)
  • SP5202: Clinical Exercise Physiology Management of Chronic Musculoskeletal Conditions (Level 5; TSV)
  • SP5203: Clinical Exercise Physiology Management of Metabolic Conditions and Kidney Disease (Level 5; TSV)
  • SP5204: Clinical Exercise Physiology Management of Neurological Conditions and Cancer (Level 5; TSV)
  • SP5206: Clinical Exercise Physiology Research and Practice (Level 5; TSV)
  • Health service Management
  • Exercise an as effective therapy in mental health.
  • Clinical Education
  • Authentic student learning experiences
  • 2015 to present - Course Coordinator - Clinical Exercise Physiology, James Cook University (QLD, Australia)
  • 2014 to present - Clinic Lead - JCU Exercise Physiology Clinic, James Cook University (QLD, Australia)
  • 2012 to 2014 - Clinical Educator - Clinical Exercise Physiology, James Cook Universty (QLD, Austalia)
  • 2015 - Member of the Exercise and Cancer group with Clinical Oncology Society Australia (COSA)
  • 2006 - Member and Accredited Exercise Physiologist with Exercise And Sport Science Australia (ESSA)
  • 2012 to 2015 - Master Health and Human Services Management

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