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Associate Professor Georgina Willetts

Head of Discipline


Georgina over 35 years’ working as a nurse and midwife across many acute clinical enviornments. 

She moved into academia in 2010 and has led the introduction of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programs. In 2015 Georgina undertook the Harvard Macy program ‘Educators in Health Professions’ in Boston and she continues to return to the program as a co-facilitator.

She was awarded ‘Monash Teacher Accelerator Programme’ honours in May 2015 in recognition of her leadership in Education. In October 2015, she presented the 2015 Sir Henry Parkes Oration titled ‘From Nightingale Nurses to a Modern Profession: ‘The Journey of Nursing in Australia’ and was presented at the School of the Arts in Tenterfield where Sir Henry Parkes gave his inaugural speech in 1889. 

Research interests

practice development; leader member exchange; clincial leadership; education scholarship; qualitative methods

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Teaching areas

nursing;clincial leadership;educational theory


Also published as: Willetts, Georgina; Willetts, G.; Willetts, Georgina A. P.
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