Dr Jane Carthey

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    • Doctor of Creative Industries – QUT (2021)
    • Master of Project Management – University of New South Wales (1993)
    • Bachelor of Architecture – RMIT (1983)
    • Bachelor of Science (Architecture) – University of New South Wales (1978)





    Dr Jane Repin Carthey is an architect, project manager and researcher who has worked in academia and practice for over 35 years. Jane led the Centre for Health Assets (CHAA) at the University of NSW from 2005-2010 and during this period managed the development of the Australasian Health Facility (Design) Guidelines for Australian and New Zealand hospitals. Her other research interests include health care design user groups (the subject of her doctoral thesis), the impact of climate change on healthcare facilities, flexible and adaptable hospitals and post occupancy evaluation techniques. She has published extensively on all these topics. Her professional work includes major hospital projects such as Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH), Westmead Acute Services Building, NSW, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network Oncology Departments at Westmead and Randwick, and the new acute services building at Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand that was completed post-earthquake. Jane is a registered architect, founded the Australian Health Design Council in 2012, is a member of Australasian College of Health Management and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects. She holds Evidence-based Design Accreditation and Certification from the US Center for Health Design. She speaks regularly at health design and management conferences.