Professor Andrew Robinson

University of Tasmania

Former Director, Dementia Training Australia (end 30 June 2019), Co-Founder, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, University of Tasmania

Andrew Robinson DTA Director UTAS

Professor Robinson is Co-Founder of the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre at the University of Tasmania and was Co-Director of the Centre and Professor of Aged Care Nursing until September 2017.

Internationally recognised as a leader and innovator in aged care, he has led translational research and innovation projects involving a broad range of community and residential aged care services across Australia.

Professor Robinson has been a key driver of strategic innovation in research and online delivery systems such as Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) learning platforms. He played a central role in developing the world-leading Understanding Dementia MOOC and the innovative and successful online Bachelor of Dementia Care program run through the Wicking Centre.

As Director of Dementia Training Australia, Professor Robinson leads programs to develop online dementia products for the aged care workforce.

MEET DTA’S LEADERS

Professor Belinda Goodenough, Executive Director, Dementia Training Australia

University of Wollongong

Executive Director, Dementia Training Australia; Professor, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong

Elizabeth Beatty DTA Director QUT

Queensland University of Technology

Director, Dementia Training Australia; Director, Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration

Andrew Stafford DTA Director UWA

University of Western Australia

Director, Dementia Training Australia; Director, Consultant Pharmacy Services

Dr David Sykes, DTA Director, Dementia Australia

Dementia Australia

Director, Dementia Training Australia; Director, Dementia Australia Centre for Dementia Learning

Margaret Winbolt DTA Director, LaTrobe

La Trobe University, Victoria

Director, Dementia Training Australia; Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care, La Trobe University

Michelle Rankin, Dementia Training Australia

University of Wollongong

Chief Operating Officer, Dementia Training Australia