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Lesley Halliday

Associate Professor & Director of Under-Graduate Education, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Lesley Halliday is an Associate Professor within the School of Health Sciences. She has a BSc(Hons) in Psychology, a Master of Public Health (MPH), a Post Graduate Diploma in Counseling and holds a Post Graduate Certificate in University Teaching. She undertook her PhD in Nursing under the supervision of Professor Ian Kerridge (Consultant Haematologist) and Associate Professor Maureen Boughton at the University of Sydney, Australia.

Lesley is the Director of Undergraduate Education in the School of Health Sciences and has broad experience in health education acquired through academic roles and consultancies. She has held membership with the British Psychological Society (BPS), the Australian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM), the Higher Education and Research Society of Australia (HERDSA) and Public Health Australia (PHA).

Expertise Summary

Lesley's research interests predominantly focus on women's health and how disruption or alteration to the three M's - Menstruation, Motherhood, Menopause can significantly impact on women's wellbeing and quality of life. Her PhD focused on the impact of infertility for young women who had received treatment for haematological malignancy. It investigated the biological, psychological and social implications of treatment and ongoing side effects.

Lesley is also an experienced academic and health education consultant having worked with Australian Government agencies, tertiary institutions and private organisations. She is passionate about teaching quality and has extensive knowledge and skills in developing, delivering and evaluating professional education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. While working at the University of Sydney, Lesley received a prestigious Australian Learning and Teaching Council Award (ALTC) in 2009 for her 'outstanding contribution to the Learning Experience'.

Research Summary

Women's health

Midwifery Research

Experience of care

Psychosocial impact of challenges to fertility and motherhood

Serious conditions in pregnancy

Recent Publications

  • SULLIVAN, E, SAFI, N, LI, Z, CHEN, T, JAVID, N, DICKINSON, J, IVES, A, HAMMARBERG, K, ANAZODO, A, BOYLE , F, FISHER, J, HALLIDAY, L, DUNCOMBE, G, MCLINTOCK, C, WANG, A and SAUNDERS, C, 2020. Perinatal outcomes of women with gestational breast cancer in Australia and New Zealand: a prospective population-based study Birth. (In Press.)
  • HAMMARBERG, K, SULLIVAN, E, JAVID, N, DUNCOMBE, G, HALLIDAY, L, BOYLE , F, SAUNDERS, C, IVES, A, DICKINSON, J and FISHER, J, 2018. Health care experiences among women diagnosed with gestational breast cancer. European Journal of Cancer Care. 27(2), e12682
  • SULLIVAN, E, JAVID, N, DUNCOMBE, G, LI, Z, SAFI, N, CINCOTTA, R, HOMER, C, HALLIDAY, L and OYELESE, Y, 2017. Vasa previa diagnosis, clinical practice, and outcomes in Australia. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 130(3), 591-598
  • ZHAO, C, BHALLA, S, HALLIDAY, L, TRAVAGLIA, J and KENNEDY, J, 2017. Exploring the Role of Assessment in Developing Learners’ Critical Thinking in Massive Open Online Courses.. In: DELGADO KLOOS, C, JERMANN, P, PÉREZ-SANAGUSTÍN, M, SEATON, D and WHITE, S, eds., Digital Education: Out to the World and Back to the Campus.: EMOOCs 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10254. Springer, Cham.
  • SULLIVAN, E, JAVID, N, CINCOTTA, R, OYELESE, Y, HOMER, C, HALLIDAY, L and DUNCOMBE, G, 2015. Vasa praevia: a population based study in Australia. BJOG-An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 122, 61-62
  • HALLIDAY, L, BOUGHTON, M and KERRIDGE, I, 2015. Liminal Reproductive Experiences After Therapies for Haematological Malignancy Qualitative Health Research. 25(3), 408-416
  • HALLIDAY, L and TRAVAGLIA, J, 2015. Expanding possibilities in blended learning: scaffolding traditional professional leadership development using a MOOC. Learning for Life and Work in a Complex World. In: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Melbourne, Australia.
  • HALLIDAY, L and TRAVAGLIA, J, 2015. Enhancing employability: formalising professional development programs for casual tutors. Learning for Life and Work in a Complex World In: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, 6th - 9th July Melbourne, Australia.
  • JAVID, N, SULLIVAN, E, HALLIDAY, L, DUNCOMBE, G and HOMER, C, 2014. Wrapping myself in cotton wool: Australian women's experience of being diagnosed with vasa praevia BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 14(1), 318
  • KENDALL, S and HALLIDAY, L, 2014. Undertaking qualitative research in public health: are current ethical processes sufficient? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 38(4), 306-310
  • HALLIDAY, L, BOUGHTON, M and KERRIDGE, I, 2014. Mothering and Self-Othering: The Impact of Uncertain Reproductive Capability in Young Women After Hematological Malignancy Healthcare for Women International. 35(3), 249-265
  • HALLIDAY, L and TRAVAGLIA, J, 2014. Widening Participation for Professional Development Using Moodle: Enhancing Tutor Feedback Capabilities In: Moodleposium, 3-4th November, ADFA, UNSW Canberra.
  • HALLIDAY, L and LAWSON, X, 2014. Using Webinars to improve the personalisation of online learning In: L&T Forum: Personalised learning: pathways, partnerships and possibilities, Oct 2014, UNSW, Australia.
  • HALLIDAY, L, POULOS, R and TRAVAGLIA, J, 2014. A program of support to enhance tutor’s feedback quality and consistency. In: L&T Forum: Moving feedback forward, May 2014, UNSW, Australia.
  • HALLIDAY, L, 2014. Improving feedback quality, consistency and usefulness in postgraduate programs in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine In: UNSW Network of Faculty Educational Developers (UNFED), 24th September 2014, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW, Australia.
  • DONNELLY, N, HALLIDAY, L and OYELESE, Y, 2013. Vasa Praevia: a descriptive review of existing literature and the evolving role of ultrasound in prenatal screening Australasian Journal of Ultrasound Medicine. 16(2), 71-76
  • HALLIDAY, L, PEEK, M, ELLWOOD, D, HOMER, C, KNIGHT, M, MCLINTOCK, C, JACKSON-PULVER, L and SULLIVAN, E, 2013. The Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System: An evaluation of stakeholder engagement, usefulness, simplicity, acceptability, data quality and stability Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 53(2), 152-157
  • HALLIDAY, L, DUNCOMBE, G, CINCOTTA, R, OYELESE, Y and SULLIVAN, E, 2013. Vasa Praevia: care experiences and outcomes of Australian women and their babies In: Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ) Annual Conference, April 2013, Adelaide, Australia.
  • HALLIDAY, L and SULLIVAN, E, 2012. Beyond the numbers: Integrating qualitative research into the Australian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System (AMOSS) In: 2nd International Congress on Qualitative Health Research, 28-30th June 2012, Milan, Italy.
  • HALLIDAY, L, VAUGHAN, G and ON BEHALF OF THE AMOSS INVESTIGATORS, 2012. The Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System (AMOSS): Evaluation of the first two years In: 4th Biennial Breathing New Life Conference, 24th-26th May, 2012, South Bank Melbourne, Australia..
  • HALLIDAY, L, SAUNDERS, C, BOYLE , F, DICKINSON, J, IVES, A, DUNCOMBE, G and SULLIVAN, E, 2012. Breast Cancer in Pregnancy: Surveillance, Management, Outcomes and Experiences In: 7th Sydney International Breast Cancer Congress 2012 (SIBCC), 23-26 October 2012, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW. Australia.
  • HALLIDAY, L, 2012. Breast cancer diagnosed during pregnancy: what do we know and what can we find out using the Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System (AMOSS)? In: Pregnancy Help Australia (PHA) annual conference, September 15-17, 2012, Sydney Australia.
  • HALLIDAY, L, 2011. Integrating qualitative research into the Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System (AMOSS) In: Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System Annual Advisory Group Workshop, 27th November 2011, Coogee Bay Hotel, Sydney, Australia.
  • HALLIDAY, L and BOUGHTON, M, 2010. Surviving haematological malignancy: the lived experience of uncertain fertility, reproduction and motherhood In: Clinical Oncological Society of Australia, Cancer Care Co-ordination Conference, March 2010, Surfers Paradise, Queensland Australia.
  • HALLIDAY, L and BOUGHTON, M, 2010. The Nature and Impact of Living with Uncertain (In) Fertility after Treatment for Haematological Malignancy in Young Adult Women In: 9th International Conference for Cancer Nursing, March 2010, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • HALLIDAY, L and BOUGHTON, M, 2009. Premature menopause: exploring the experience through online communication Nursing and Health Sciences. 11(1), 17-22
  • HALLIDAY, L and BOUGHTON, M, 2009. The Nature and Impact of Living with Uncertain (In) Fertility after Treatment for Haematological Malignancy in Young Adult Women In: Fertility Society of Australia Annual Conference, 25th - 28th October 2009, Perth, Australia.
  • HALLIDAY, L and BOUGHTON, M, 2009. The Lived Experience of ’Uncertain Motherhood’ after Haematological Malignancy in Young Adulthood In: Association for Research on Mothering, October 22-25, 2009, York University, Toronto, Canada.
  • HALLIDAY, L and BOUGHTON, M, 2009. The lived experience of ’uncertain motherhood’ after haematological malignancy in young adulthood In: 5th Australian International Conference on Motherhood, 2-4th July, 2009, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
  • BOUGHTON, M and HALLIDAY, L, 2008. A challenge to the menopause stereotype: young Australian women's reflections of 'being diagnosed' as menopausal Health and Social Care in the Community. 16(6), 565-572
  • HALLIDAY, L and BOUGHTON, M, 2008. The moderating effect of death experience on death anxiety: Implications for nursing education Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. 10(2), 76-82
  • HALLIDAY, L and BOUGHTON, M, 2008. The lived experience of ‘uncertain motherhood’ after haematological malignancy in young adulthood In: ‘From Cell to Society’, Leura, Blue Mountains, Australia, November 2008.

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