Mrs Colleen Cheek
RN, BSc(Info Systems), PostGrad Cert in Biostatistics, MIS
|Building||Rural Clinical School, Brickport Road, Burnie|
|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.
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.