Dr David Arthur
Dean, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Pakistan
Dr David Arthur is a Registered Nurse and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Advanced Nursing (Education) from the Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences, Melbourne; a Bachelor of Educational Studies (Psychology) from Monash University; Master of Educational Studies from the University of Newcastle and a PhD in Nursing, also awarded by the University of Newcastle. Dr Arthur brings 37 years of rich international experience in nursing education, practice and research from health care institutions and universities.
Dr Arthur has been associated with the School of Nursing at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, holding several positions including Professor and Associate Head Research. As Professor and Head of the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, National University of Singapore, he led the development of the first BN in Singapore.
His areas of expertise and research interests are mental health nursing, curriculum development, brief pscyhosocial interventions and primary health care. Dr Arthur has published extensively, most recently on diverse subjects including enhancing student nurses' competence through web-based simulations; assessing violence in people with schizophrenia; and mindfulness and well-being amongst students of nursing.