Congratulations to Professor Pauline Nugent who was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2020 Australia Day Honours.
Pauline served as the Board Chair at Southern Health (now Monash Health) for four years and was recognised this Australia Day for her significant service to education and to nursing.
Pauline’s scholarly record includes publications, public lectures and conferences in nursing education, rural health, clinical research and health curriculum development as well as public funding of research development and evaluation projects worth more than $5 million.
Prior to her service on the Board at Southern Health, Pauline was Chair of Nursing Development at Deakin University and Dean of Health Sciences at Australian Catholic University (ACU).
Pauline also served on numerous taskforces to address health workforce issues and nursing education at state and national levels. In 2009, she was named the Victorian Telstra Businesswoman of the Year.
Pauline is currently Provost at ACU and leads the university’s Academic Portfolio.
Congratulations to Pauline on this milestone achievement.