Dr Ian Munro

RPN, RN, Bach. App Sci (Ad N) (CHN); Ma N (admin), PhD, FCMHN

Senior Lecturer, Mental Health Lead 


t: +61 3 9904 4515
e: ian.munro@monash.edu
Ian’s Researcher Profile


Ian has a long history in community mental health nursing, working in several areas of Melbourne with people who are disadvantaged and mentally ill. He moved into academia in 1996 at Deakin, running undergraduate and post graduate Mental Health units. In 2009 he joined Monash University SONM in the first joint appointment with Peninsula health in the Community Mental health area as the Principle Community Mental Health Nurse. He moved back to the university in 2011 and is co-ordinating the postgraduate area of Mental health.


  • NUR5227 - Integrated mental health care
  • NUR9008 - Cognitive behavioural therapy for mental health professionals

Research interests

  • Mental Health
  • Men’s Health
  • Health care for Marginalised individuals
  • Gay and Lesbian health
  • Substance Misuse

Research methodologies

  • qualitative methods: phenomenology and hermeneutic phenomenology

Research projects

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Research grants

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Supervision projects

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Accredited Level 2 Supervisor


Professional affiliations

  • Australian College of Mental Health Nurses- ACMHN, Fellow, 2000
  • Victorian Branch, ACMHN, Past President, 2002; Vice President, 2003
  • JobCo employment agency for people with mental illness, President, 1997 - current


Please refer to Ian’s researcher profile