Helen Glass Lecture


Outdated health systems: the case for major disruption
Presented by:
Dr. Amanda Kenny

This timely and innovative talk will be held at the world-renowned Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

March 18, 2019 – Canadian Museum for Human Rights

All are welcome to attend | RSVP or more info: 204-474-6546 or nursing@umanitoba.ca

Speaker bio:

Amanda Kenny

Professor Amanda Kenny is a nurse and midwife and is the inaugural Violet Marshman Professor of Rural Health in the La Trobe University Rural Health School in Bendigo, Australia. Her research involves extensive partnerships with vulnerable populations and she is an expert in primary health and rural health policy.  She is internationally recognised for her expertise in multidisciplinary participatory action research, deliberative decision making, innovative digital methods, and co-design. Amanda is a leader in knowledge translation and qualitative research methods. She has led or contributed to highly cited policy documents, and as an expert witness, has given evidence to major government inquiries. In her career, Amanda has attracted almost AU$105 million dollars of grant funding for research and major strategic initiatives.  Amanda has strong international partnerships, currently holds international grants, and mentors senior leaders in a number of countries. She is the Deputy Editor of Nurse Education Today and Co-Editor in Chief of the Australian Journal of Primary Health.