Professor Michelle Lincoln is the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health, The University of Canberra. In this senior role she is engaged in all aspects of the leadership of the Faculty. Michelle is focused on promoting the role and impact of health and sport professionals on the lives of clients, patients and communities. Her second focus is on the preparation of the future allied health, nursing, midwifery, public health and sport workforce. This is reflected in both her leadership of the Faculty and her research.
Michelle writes and researches in the areas of allied health service delivery and workforce particularly in rural, remote and Indigenous communities. Her research has been funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Australian Research Council and the NSW Government. She has published more than a hundred and thirty peer reviewed journal papers many about student learning on clinical placements.
Michelle has won university and national teaching awards for her educational expertise in Speech Pathology. She is a Fellow of Speech Pathology Australia and a Principle Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.