Rural Clinical School

Colleen Cheek

Colleen Cheek

Mrs Colleen Cheek

Research Fellow

RN, BSc(Info Systems), PostGrad Cert in Biostatistics, MIS

Contact Details

Contact Campus Off-Campus
Building Rural Clinical School, Brickport Road, Burnie
Room Reference 215
Telephone +61 3 6430 5922
Fax +61 3 6431 5670
Email Colleen.Cheek@utas.edu.au

 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.

Publications

Preliminary Report on the January 2013 Fires in South-Eastern Tasmania 

Health-related travel from a remote community:
Making a case for telehealth: measuring the carbon cost of health-related travel

Serious Games for Mental Health:
Views of Young People in Rural Australia on SPARX, a Fantasy World Developed for New Zealand Youth With Depression
SERIOUS GAMES FOR THE TREATMENT OR PREVENTION OF DEPRESSION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

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.