Dr Suzanne Robertson-Malt is Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) and is the Discipline Leader for the Bachelor of Nursing (Bridging) and the Master of Nursing programs. She has a keen interest in Leadership, Clinical Research, Evidence
Dr Suzanne Robertson-Malt is Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) and is the Discipline Leader for the Bachelor of Nursing (Bridging) and the Master of Nursing programs. She has a keen interest in Leadership, Clinical Research, Evidence Implementation and Shared Governance.
Dr Robertson-Malt is an advocate of the ‘flipped classroom/learning’ pedagogy proposed by Flipped Learning Network (FLN) that is defined by four principles: Flexible Environment, Learning Culture, Intentional Content and Professional Educator.
Prior to joining UOWD, Dr Suzanne was the Executive Director, Clinical Excellence & Research – Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi.
Dr Robertson-Malt has a successful track record as an industry specialist with a work history that includes both senior position in Clinical and Academic environments, such as Director of Implementation Science, Joanna Briggs Institute, University Adelaide; Director of Nursing Practice & Research and Clinical Director of the Heart Institute at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Clinical Manager, Coronary Care Unit – John Flynn Private Hospital, Gold Coast, Australia.
Dr Robertson-Malt obtained her PhD from the University of Adelaide, Australia with a National Medical & Research Council scholarship studying the social, ethical and professional impact of ‘Organ Donation and Transplantation’.
Publications include but not limited to:
Her current research interests include Governance structures that enable/ stimulate clinical excellence; Mindfulness as a prevention strategy for ‘Burnout’ in healthcare professionals; Compassion Based Resilience skill development and the Fundamentals of Care.
Understanding Resilience in Healthcare Professionals Working in UAE: 2019-2021
UOWD Internal Research Grant—25,000
Centre of Research Excellence- Indigenous Health: 2013 – 2017
National Health & Medical Research Council – 2.2 million / annum
Systematic Reviews - Non-communicable Disease- related disability: implications for policy and practice:
2012 – 2015
World Health Organization 100,000/ annum
Dr Robertson-Malt’s professional contributions include the Chair of the Evidence Implementation Committee – JBI Institute of Evidence Based Healthcare;
Inaugural member of the Steering Committee for Cochrane Collaboration’s NursingNetwork and the inaugural Managing Editor – Bloomsbury’s Qscience publication: Avicenna;
The Research & EBP Sub Council and Leadership Council of the UAE Nursing & Midwifery Council. Inaugural membership of Healthcare Chapter for the Charter of Compassion;
Master in Nursing