Doug is a lecturer in the College of Health & Biomedicine. He teaches anatomy, physiology and pathology to students in the Bachelor of Science (Osteopathy) program.
Doug is passionate about providing his students with engaging learning opportunities. He recently completed a Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education, with a research project entitled ‘Active learning in osteopathic education: evaluation of Think-Pair-Share in an undergraduate pathology unit’.
Doug possesses both nursing and osteopathic qualifications.
- 2016: College of Health & Biomedicine award for teaching excellence (early career teacher).
- 2013: ‘A nurse-led education intervention to improve non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug safety on a short-stay surgical ward’.
- 2012: ‘Emergency Department volunteer perspectives on professional challenges and learning needs: implications for education and practice’.
- 2007: ‘Participation of Australian elders in lawn bowls: implications for health and wellbeing’.
- HBS1103 Scientific Basis for Osteopathy 1
- HHO1271 Scientific Basis for Osteopathy 2
- HHO2171 Scientific Basis for Osteopathy 3
- HHO2272 Scientific Basis for Osteopathy 4
- HBS1104 Clinical Skills 1
- HBS1204 Clinical Skills 2
- HBS2304 Clinical Skills 3
- HBS2404 Clinical Skills 4
- Registered Nurse – Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
- Registered Osteopath – Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Doug has worked in a range of healthcare settings, including a major tertiary hospital as a peri-operative nurse, and in an osteopathic practice in suburban Melbourne.
Areas of expertise
- Anatomy and physiology education
- Applied pathophysiology
- Clinical examination