WSU SoNM National Nursing Forum Award

Paula Sanchez receiving award from WSU School of Nursing & Midwifery Dean, Deborah Hatcher

On 24th February 2021, Paula Sanchez received award from Western Sydney University ‘For excellence as an early career researcher, particularly in engaging with and building strong links with industry partners including Sydney and South Western Sydney Local Health Districts’.

COHORT partners with key stakeholders to launch Australian Network for Integration of Oral Health (NIOH)

On the 12th of November 2019, Australia’s first Nework for the Integration of Oral Health had its launch at the 2nd Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Victoria. This launch was attended by various organisations, researchers and policy makers from across the country, and was inaugurated by A/Prof Erin Hartnett, the program director of Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice at New York University. 

Key presentations were also provided by A/Prof Rachel Martin, Prof Hanny Calache, and A/Prof Ajesh George. This launch was supported by the US National Interprofessional Inititative on Oral Health (NIIOH).

Researcher Support

This launch was supported by researchers around the country, including Dr Meng-Wong Tiang, who submitted a video to explain how NIOH could benefit him.

Check out the NIOH website for more information

A/Prof Erin Hartnett visits COHORT

This November we were honoured to have A/Prof Erin Hartnett, the program director of Oral Health Nursing and Practice (OHNEP) from the New York University College of Nursing come and visit COHORT. As part of this visit, A/Prof Hartnett gave the following presentations:

Linking oral health with overall health: Nurses essential role in value-based care

Senior oral health: the missing piece in whole person care

The impact of nursing on oral health across the lifespan

We thank Erin for her time here, and look forward to many more collaborations with her!