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
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.
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University of Wollongong
Executive Director, Dementia Training Australia; Professor, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong
Queensland University of Technology
Director, Dementia Training Australia; Director, Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration
University of Western Australia
Director, Dementia Training Australia; Director, Consultant Pharmacy Services
Director, Dementia Training Australia; Director, Dementia Australia Centre for Dementia Learning
La Trobe University, Victoria
Director, Dementia Training Australia; Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care, La Trobe University