Distinguished Professor Patsy Yates Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Australia

Distinguished Professor Patsy Yates, AM, PhD, RN, FACN, FAAN is the Executive Dean of QUT’s Faculty of Health and Co-Director of QUT’s Centre for Healthcare Transformation. Patsy has extensive experience as a leader in practice, education and research in nursing and the health sector.  She is an NHMRC Investigator Fellow who leads a large competitively-funded research program focused on developing workforce capacity in cancer, palliative and aged care, advancing the management of symptoms associated with advanced disease, and strengthening the nexus between research, policy and practice in palliative and aged care. Patsy is the immediate past-President of the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care and a past-President of Palliative Care Australia.