About Professor Charlotte de Crespigny AO
The Adams-de Crespigny- Harvey Oration for 2012 was delivered by Professor Charlotte de Crespigny.
Professor de Crespigny (RN BN Grad. Dip. PHC (Addictions) PhD) is Professor of Drug and Alcohol Nursing, Joint Chair of the School of Nursing, University of Adelaide and Drug & Alcohol Services, SA (DASSA). Charlotte has led research and education in alcohol and other drugs, mental health comorbidity and Aboriginal mental health care. Her approach is to build teams work in partnership across systems, nursing and other disciplines and groups including; public health, medicine, social work, pharmacology, Aboriginal health, community and consumer advocates. She is dedicated to providing innovative ways to inform and bridge gaps between areas of practice, education with research.
Charlotte is now a life member of DANA. She has been a member since 1989 and she is always interested in supporting and learning from clinicians, educators and researchers in the mutual quest for new knowledge and ways to deliver quality health care. Charlotte has produced a range of journal articles, reports, clinical guidelines and chapters in international texts. Charlotte is also a mother of five and grandmother of seven.
To read Professor de Crespigny’s oration follow this link