Ms Colleen Cheek
RN, BSc, MIS, PhD Candidate
|Contact Campus||RCS NW Hospitals Campus, Burnie|
|Building||Rural Clinical School|
|Telephone||+61 3 6430 5922|
|Fax||+61 3 6431 5670|
Colleen is an experienced project manager and has over 25 years nursing experience as a health background. At the RCS Colleen has managed the Cradle Coast Electronic Health Information Exchange Project ($1.2 million), and the 2011 national lead eHealth site Cradle Coast Connected Care (4C) Project ($3.4 million), and has also coordinated large research projects – a 2012 population survey of a remote Tasmanian site, King Island, and the January 2013 National Bushfire CRC post fire survey in South East Tasmania.
Currently Colleen facilitates research projects of local clinicians and medical students, and undertakes funded research to progress the rural health agenda.
Colleen has a background in perioperative clinical nursing working in a variety of public and private settings in New Zealand, Australia and England.
Colleen has also worked with a Division of General Practice and the Rural Clinical School in Western Australia.