Professor Caroline Homer is the Professor of Midwifery and Director of the Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Associate Dean (International and Development) and Associate Head of the UTS World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Development.
Caroline is a midwife researcher, educator and clinician involved in the development and evaluation of midwifery and maternity services in Australia and in other countries in the Asia-Pacific, including Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Timor Leste. She directs large development projects in Papua New Guinea.
Caroline holds ARC and NHMRC grants. She co-chaired the development of the National Antenatal Guidelines for the Department of Health (2008-2014) and is a member of the NHMRC’s Research Committee (2009-2015). She is the current President of the Australian College of Midwives.
In addition to her academic work, Caroline still practises as a midwife in Sydney.