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Meet Our Team

Professor Malcolm Battersby

Professor Malcolm Battersby

PhD, FRANZCP, FAChAM, MBBS

Malcolm is Professor of Psychiatry at Flinders University. Professor Battersby was a chief investigator of SA HealthPlus Coordinated Care Trial in 1997 and studied chronic condition self-management with Prof Ed. Wagner in the USA as a Harkness Fellow in 2003.

He has led the development, evaluation and implementation of the Flinders Chronic Condition Management Program, now provided across Australia and internationally.

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Sue Bertossa

Sue Bertossa

Research Fellow/Psychotherapist

Recently Sue has been responsible for the adaption and trial of therapeutic practice to suit the needs of Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander people and other members of cultural minorities experiencing problems with gambling.

Sue has extensive experience in delivering and coordinating a tobacco intervention program for people living with severe mental health conditions and also has experience as a CBT practitioner in treating anxiety, depression and/or addictions.

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Andrea Morello

Andrea Morello

Education & Training Project Manager

Andrea is a registered nurse with over 20 years’ experience as an academic within nursing. Since joining Flinders University, Andrea has focused on primary health care, chronic disease management and the changing scope of nursing practice. She coordinates the ongoing development and delivery of on-line training and teaches within the post-graduate programs.

Andrea maintains a career long involvement with education, with a focus on the development of blended and on-line courses for the primary health care workforce.

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Support Team

Candice Oster – On-Line Education and Development
Adriana Turner – Short Course Support Officer
Sue Pfitzner – Short Course Support Officer