Kim Foster

Professor of Mental Health Nursing

Renewing our profession: the power of collective resilience

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Kim is a mental health nurse academic and researcher. She is Professor of Mental Health Nursing and leads the Mental Health Nursing Research Unit at the Royal Melbourne Hospital - a joint research partnership between Australian Catholic University & NorthWestern Mental Health.

Kim is widely published in mental health and has received numerous research awards. She has a long-standing interest in resilience and was awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship to investigate resilience-building programs. Her current research focuses on promoting psychological wellbeing and resilience, and she leads a study investigating the impacts of a resilience program for mental health nurses.