Genevieve Foster BEd, MEd
Education Development Officer

Genevieve joined NCIRS in January 2020. She has over 10 years’ experience in developing training programs and courses in the tertiary sector, including working with subject matter experts to design and implement engaging online, face-to-face and blended courses for health professionals and university students. She is also experienced in project management for learning design, including detailed planning, program management and evaluation. In her previous roles Genevieve developed education strategy and curricula at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and online and blended units at The University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales. Genevieve has a Bachelor of Education (Human Movement and Health Education) and a Master of Education (Educational Psychology) from The University of Sydney. 

Jan Forber PhD
Education Development Officer  

Jan joined NCIRS in November 2021. She is a healthcare professional with over 30 years' experience in clinical care and education. Jan is a registered nurse and holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, masters in clinical life sciences and completed a PhD focused on evaluating student experiences of clinical learning in 2018. Clinically, Jan initially specialised in emergency and trauma nursing, followed by nurse consultant roles in the field of infection prevention and control. Moving to the tertiary education sector she has extensive experience within undergraduate and post-graduate nursing programs, working both in the UK and in Australia. Jan has broad experience in curriculum development, program management and a range of teaching and learning modalities, including face-to face, use of blended and online platforms, work integrated learning and use of simulation-based approaches to education. 

Emma Andrade BA(Hons)
Education Development Officer

Emma is an experienced program manager with expertise in project design, management, and monitoring and evaluation. She has over 10 years’ experience managing a broad program of clinical workforce development in Australasia, Europe and North America, and is skilled in curricula design, stakeholder partnerships and creation of varied learning interventions. Emma also has expertise in the areas of NGO governance, funding, organisational development and strategic planning.

Lauren Dalton BSc(Hons), MPH
Immunisation Liaison Officer, PHN Immunisation Support Program

Lauren Dalton is the Immunisation Liaison Officer for the Primary Health Network Immunisation Support Program (PHN ISP). Lauren is a health and human sciences graduate from the University of Wollongong and completed a Masters of Public Health at The University of NSW. She gained experience working with immunisation providers at a Medicare Local and Primary Health Network, before which she managed programs at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Lauren is committed to ensuring that those working with providers in primary health care have access to quality and timely information and resources which assists in navigating the complexities of supporting immunisation providers.

Last updated July 2022