Susan Shaw is Associate Dean (Undergraduate) and a director of the National Centre for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (NCIPECP) within the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at AUT. Her research interests include quality education and clinical practice along with the responses of patients and health professionals towards experiences of chronic illness and disability. Her doctorate explored chronic pain in nursing education.
W. Lindsey White is Head of the School of Interprofessional Health Studies at AUT University. Dr White's research interests are in seaweed utilisation, both by humans and by marine herbivores.
Bron Deed is a psychodynamically trained registered psychotherapist in private practice, with a particular interest in the field of trauma. She has a background in healthcare and education, and her current area of professional development is in grief and palliative care.