Sue Raleigh

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Senior Lecturer - Human Anatomy and Physiology

Phone: +649 921 9999 Ext. 7338


Physical Address:

AUT North Shore Campus, 90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote, Auckland 0627, New Zealand

Postal Address:

Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, AUT University, Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142, New Zealand


Sue is a Senior Lecturer, working in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies. Sue transferred from the AUT School of Nursing in 2009 where she had taught from 1999. Since registration as a nurse in 1980 clinical nursing roles were undertaken in Palmerston North, Dunedin, Auckland and London. Areas of expertise include Intensive Care, Coronary Care, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care, Orthopaedics, Respiratory Medicine, Hematology, Urology and Renal Transplantation, and project work with Auckland District Health’s Material Management Department. Positions of responsibility included Nurse Educator, Charge Nurse and Nurse Specialist. Sue is a recent recipient of three teaching awards. Two were student nominated AUT Student Movement (AUTSA) Awards in 2007 and 2008; for Best Lecturer Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences and Overall Best Lecturer at AUT in 2007 and 2008. In 2010 Sue received a Vice Chancellors Excellence Teaching Award. Sue teaches microbiology, pharmacology and human physiology to future midwives, nurses, paramedics, oral health and other students including medical laboratory science, military medics and pre-chiropractic students. In the near future Sue plans to commence a PhD.

Teaching Areas:

Senior Lecturer, providing lectures, tutorials and labs for students enrolled in Human Anatomy and Physiology II. Member and participant of the following:

  • Departmental Representative on Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences Exam Board
  • Member by invitation to the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences Learning and Teaching Forum
  • Member by invitation to the AUT wide Assessment Guidelines Policy Working Group

Research Areas:

Sue’s Master’s thesis was a participative enquiry study which explored the meaning and importance of service. Current research interests, interdisciplinary dynamics of teaching and learning and identifying the bioscience knowledge required for health professionals practice.

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