2015 Conference Speaker Profile

Professor Alison Kitson

RN, BSc (Hons), DPhil, FRCN, FAAN 
  Dean of Nursing and Head of School, School of Nursing at the University of Adelaide

Executive Director of Nursing (Innovation & Reform), Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Associate Fellow, Green Templeton College at the University of Oxford

Alison Kitson is Dean of Nursing and Head of School at the University of Adelaide. 

Alison holds many honorary positions internationally and has published extensively on the subject of implementing evidence into practice.

Her contribution to nursing is recognised through having been awarded many prestigious accolades and fellowships including the Florence Nightingale Leadership Award in 2004 and becoming a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 2009 for her work on standards of nursing care and getting evidence into practice. And in 2013 Alison was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Malmo in Sweden.