Course Directors

Associate Professor Patricia Logan

BSc., MAppSc(MRS)(Res)., Grad. Cert. Uni. Teach. & Learn., PhD

Course Director / Associate Professor in Health Science
Bathurst
Building 1448 Room 223

Patricia Logan began her career as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist working for over 20 years in large metropolitan and regional hospitals as well as private practice. She undertook a biology degree at Macquarie University to broaden her skills. Patricia's introduction to university teaching began at the University of Sydney in Nuclear Medicine.

Patricia completed her research Master’s with the University of Sydney and her PhD with the Charles Sturt Faculty of Education. She has been employed with Charles Sturt since the inception of the Dubbo Campus undertaking various roles as the campus developed. Research interests include: Parkinson’s Disease, tertiary education in health science, health practitioner wellbeing, patient safety. Patricia can now be found on the Bathurst Campus.

Course Director Portfolio: Bachelor of Science (Honours), Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition, Bachelor of Health and Medical Science, Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (Pathology), Master of Medical Science (with specialisations).

Professional Memberships

- Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy UK. (SFHEA)

- Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia - HERDSA

- Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Patricia has previously taught the following subjects: Human Bioscience 1 and 2, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 1 and 2, Applied Cardiovascular Physiology, and BMS301 Special Topics – supervising students interested in aspects of health professional practice, education for health practitioners, rural and remote health.

Grants:

Project lead: Office of Learning and Teaching Seed Grant 2016

Enrolled nurse transition: development of a university preparation program for direct entry to 2nd year.

Please see the Bioscience Essentials website developed by this project team -  www.bioscienceessentials2brn.com

Awards:

  • 2011 Faculty of Science Academic Excellence Award
  • 2009 Australian College of Educators World Teachers Day - Teaching Award
  • 2001 Faculty of Health Studies, Award for Teaching Excellence – Orana Health Unit Team Award

Research

Patricia undertakes research in areas of health science practice and tertiary science education. She is a member of the Aging Well Research Group.  She supervisors research students and has mentored  many completed doctoral students.

Current project:

Neurodegenerative conditions in the bush: identifying gaps in needs evidenced by the 45 and Up survey data.

Grant supported project: $45,000.

Logan, P.A., Micalos, P., Wong, A., & Bramble, M.

iPAWS: International Paramedic Anxiety, Wellbeing and Stress Study

Sutton, C., Ashbury, E., MacQuarrie, A., Sheridan, S., Logan, P.A.

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