Tresillian's Chair in Child & Family Health

In 2006 Tresillian Family Care Centres created the Tresillian Chair in Child and Family Health in partnership with the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) Faculty of Health. Professor Cathrine Fowler was appointed to the position as the inaugural professor. The Chair is located within the Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health.

Through this Chair, Professor Fowler maintains strong connections with Tresillian assisting with practice and policy development, and providing research supervision and mentoring. She is currently managing Tresillian’s Professional Practice and Innovation Centre.

Professor Fowler is also involved in several Tresillian and external research studies. She is a member of national and state advisory committees. In 2009, she was appointment in an honorary capacity as the child advocate for the Corrective Services NSW Mothers and Children’s program.

This Chair has enabled Tresillian to enhance its ability to provide clinical and academic leadership for child and family health nurses and other professionals working with families and their young children.

Professor Fowler is the author the new Tresillian parenting book “Hello Baby”. This is the second Tresillian book she has contributed to as an author.

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