Dr Jed Montayre


Dr Jed Montayre is a senior lecturer in the School of Nursing & Midwifery. Jed has a strong clinical background in gerontology and medical-surgical nursing.  He is an experienced nurse academic, who has worked in the Philippines and New Zealand. Jed’s teaching areas include gerontology and aged care nursing. Jed’s research focuses on age-friendly communities, ageing and health, cardiovascular health of migrant populations, nursing policy and workforce issues.

Jed’s reputation and expertise in nursing and gerontology research resulted to various professional organisations’ national committee appointments. Jed served as a member of the Nursing Council of New Zealand Registrant and Education Quality Committee. He was also the chairperson of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Nursing Research Section and was an executive committee member of the New Zealand Association of Gerontology. Currently, Jed is an executive committee member of Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG)- NSW Chapter.

In September 2016, Jed received the New Zealand Nurses’ Organisation (NZNO)-Young Nurse of the Year Award, a national award that celebrates the exemplary work of nurses in the younger age group. The award recognised his early-career contribution to gerontology nursing and research. In September 2018, Jed  is one of the only 26 nurses selected from applicants all over the world, to participate in the Global Nursing Leadership Institute Policy Programme hosted by International Council of Nurses.

Jed led an international team for a project commissioned and funded by the World Health Organisation to conduct a review of the community-based age-friendly interventions and programs as part of the WHO and UN Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030 initiative. Jed has written and published several research papers on influence of culture to health, transitions, adjustments and acculturation experience of older immigrants into the mainstream societies. Jed is an associate editor of Australasian Journal on Ageing.

This information has been contributed by Doctor Montayre.


  • PhD University of Bohol

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Association of Gerontology (2020)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Xi Omircron (2020)
  • Australian College of Nursing (2020)


  • ICN Global Nursing Leadership Institute Scholar 2018 2018-09-14
  • New Zealand Young Nurse of the Year 2016-09-08
  • Australian College of Nursing (ACN) Foundation Policy Fellowship 2021-01-05


  • Bioscience
  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations
  • Gerontology
  • Nursing Leadership and Policy
  • Nursing Workforce Issues

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School of Nursing and Midwifery


  • New Zealand Association of Gerontology
  • New Zealand Nurses Organisation- Research Section
  • Nursing Council of New Zealand- Registrant and Education Quality Committee
  • New Zealand Nurses Organisation- Gerontology Nurses College
  • Australian Association of Gerontology- NSW

Contact Jed:

Phone(02) 4620 3762
LocationWestern Sydney University Campbelltown campus