Associate Professor Sealey has been working at JCU since 2001. Associate Professor Sealey is the Director, Academic Program Quality  for the Academy, after serving as the Director Academic Quality and Strategy for the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine. Associate Professor Sealey previously served eight years as the Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching, and is a Fellow of Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

In her current position Asscociate Professor Sealey is a member of the Vice Chancellors Academic Group, Academy Executive, Academic Board, Digital Advisory Committe, Curriculum Committee (deputy Chair), and Education Committee; and leads the Academic Pathways, Academic Services, Curriculum Management and Accreditation, Learning Technology, Professional Programs, and Academic Partnerships and Projects units for the Academy, overseeing quality assurance and support for program design, delivery and review.

Associate Professor Sealey worked for over a decade in the JCU Sport and Exercise Science discipline and coordinated the Bachelor of Exercise Physiology (Clinical) and Graduate Diploma of Exercise Physiology (Clinical) courses. Associate Professor Sealey has a research track record in clinical curriculum design and assessment, exercise for chronic disease management, sports performance enhancement, and scholarly learning and teaching practice. Associate Professor Sealey has supervised PhD projects on reducing sedentary behaviour in the workplace and on optimising sports recovery.

  • Educational enhancement
  • Clinical placement
  • Assessment
  • Human health
  • Sports performance enhancement
  • 2016 to present - Associate Professor, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2013 to 2021 - Associate Dean Learning and Teaching, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2013 to 2015 - Senior Lecturer, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2009 to 2012 - Lecturer, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2008 to 2009 - Clinical Educator, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2001 to 2008 - Technical Officer, James Cook University (Townsville)
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  • 2020 - JCU Team Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
  • 2017 - JCU Award for Excellence - JCUOnline Launch Working Group
  • 2014 - Co-author, best sports science presentation, Exercise and Sports Science Australia Conference
  • 2013 - Graduate Certificate of Education (Tertiary Teaching)
  • 2011 - JCU Faculty Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • 2011 - ALTC Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • 2010 - Australian College of Educators certificate of recognition
  • 2010 - highly commended, injury prevention category, Asics Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport
  • 2009 - Townsville Festival of Life Sciences postgraduate presentation winner
  • 2008 - Young investigator best poster, Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science Conference
  • 2008 - National inaugural recipient of the Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science Tom Penrose research and community service grant
  • 2008 - over best poster co-author, Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science Conference
  • 2017 - Exercise and Sports Science Australia Fellow
  • 2015 - Member, International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • 2013 to 2017 - Member, HERDSA
  • 2011 to 2015 - Exercise and Sports Science Australia Accredited Exercise Physiologist
  • 2015 to 2017 - Deputy-Chair, National ExEd group
  • 2014 to 2015 - Chair, QLD branch of HERDSA
  • 2013 to 2015 - Chair, JCU Teaching and Learning Academy
  • 2012 to 2015 - Exercise and Sports Science Australia Media Spokesperson

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