Professor Leanne Boyd

MACN, GAICD, Master Ter Ed Management, PhD, Grad Cert Higher Ed, MN, Grad Cert Crit Care, BN, Dip App Sci


Adjunct Professor

Professor Leanne Boyd is Executive Director Learning and Teaching and Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer at Eastern Health. She has a clinical background in critical care, over 30 years’ experience in health professional education and research. Previously, she worked at Cabrini Health in an executive role and at Monash University as Director of Academic Programs (Middle East) and Head of Department Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice.

Lee holds post graduate qualifications in Education and Critical Care from Monash University and a Masters in Tertiary Education Management from Melbourne University. Her PhD investigated health program evaluation models which reflects her interest in quality improvement.

Lee is keen to facilitate a learning and research culture within healthcare organisations with a focus on safety and high-quality care. She is a strong supporter of value-based care and patient engagement in care planning, systems design, education and research.

Research interests

  • Health service management
  • Nursing workforce
  • Critical care nursing