Professor Patsy Yates

Professor Patsy Yates

Executive Dean, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology

Patsy is a Registered Nurse with extensive experience as a leader in education and research in the health sector. Prior to her appointment as Executive Dean in 2020, Patsy was Professor and Head of the School of Nursing at Queensland University of Technology.

Patsy is also a Co-Director for Queensland University of Technology’s Centre for Healthcare Transformation. She holds visiting appointments as Lead Researcher for the Cancer Nursing Professorial Precinct at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, and Visiting Fellow at Princess Alexandra Hospital. She is also a Senior Fellow of the Centre for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania.

Patsy is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the Australian College of Nursing. She has been inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame of Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing and was awarded the prestigious USA Oncology Nursing Society Distinguished Researcher Award in 2018. She has also received a citation from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning.

Patsy is the immediate Past President of the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care and a past President of Palliative Care Australia.

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