Associate Professor Kath Peters

Position

Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery

Biography

Kath graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) in 2001 and a PhD from Flinders University of South Australia in 2006. Her Honours and PhD research focussed on women’s and couples’ experiences of infertility and assisted reproductive technology. Her research focus now extends to encompass marginalised populations, women’s reproductive health and mental health. She has expertise in all aspects of qualitative research with a particular interest in feminist methodology. Kath has attained both internal and external research funding and has successfully led multiple funded and unfunded research projects to completion. She has a track record in ensuring research outcomes with over 100 publications in peer- reviewed journals and over 50 conference presentations. Kath has supervised 8 PhD and 8 Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) students to completion and is currently providing supervision for 7 PhD students and 2 BN (Hons) students.

Research Interests

  • Marginalised populations
  • Women’s reproductive health
  • Mental health

Qualifications and Recognition

  • PhD Flinders University of South Australia
  • GCert HE Deakin University
  • BN(Hons) University of Western Sydney, Nepean

Research & Publications

Contacts Details

EmailK.Peters@westernsydney.edu.au
Telephone+61 2 4620 3567
LocationBuilding 7, Campbelltown Campus