|Associate Professor Christine Neville|
RN, Endorsed MHN, BHSc C, Qld, MHSc C Sturt, PhD Qld, FACMHN
Deputy Director UQ/Ipswich Hospital Clinical School
Master of Mental Health Nursing Coordinator
Profile and Research Interests
Associate Professor Christine Neville is the Deputy Director of UQ’s Ipswich Clinical School and co-ordinates the Master of Mental Health Nursing program. She has general and mental health nursing qualifications with clinical experience in both these areas and a PhD in psychiatry. For over 20 years she has been involved in the tertiary education of nurses. Dr Neville is a Fellow of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses and was the recipient of the internationally acclaimed Stan Alchin Award for Outstanding Mental Health Nursing Practice.
Dr Neville has a strong clinical, educational and research background in mental health and aged care, particularly caring for older people with dementia. Her current research focus is on family-centred counselling for carers of people with dementia, pain rating scales for older people with dementia, managing the behavioural and psychological of dementia, respite care for older people with dementia, undergraduate nurse perceptions of a career in aged care and nurse caring behaviours in mental health. In 2010, she was the recipient of a Trans-Pacific Research Fellowship undertaken at the University of Washington with Professor Linda Teri.
Dr Neville is the Vice President of the Psychogeriatric Nurses Association and Chairperson of its Education and Research committee and a Research Board member for the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses. She has been an invited speaker at many aged care and mental health forums and co-authored the book Community Mental Health for Older People
. Additionally, Dr Neville is a peer reviewer for national and international journals and research funding agencies.
Publications by Dr Christine Neville
Research Projects by Dr Christine Neville.
Current Student Supervision
Fiona Dziopa (PhD)
Chris Taua (PhD)
Gill Lewis (MPhil)
School of Nursing & Midwifery
Faculty of Health Sciences
The University of Queensland