Prof Caroline Homer
Professor Caroline Homer is Co-Program Director, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health at the Burnet Institute in Melbourne and Emeritus Professor of Midwifery in the Faculty of Health at UTS. In the last 2 years she has collaborated on a number of studies on the impact of COVID-19 on pregnant women, partners, midwives, midwifery students and medical doctors and more recently on COVID-19 vaccination. She is a member of the Victorian Consultative Council on Maternal and Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality and co-authored the 2020 COVID-19 Communique analysing the indirect impact of COVID-19 on pregnant women. She worked closely with the Australian College of Midwives to develop new free resources for midwives on COVID-19 vaccination.
Prof Linda Sweet, RN RM, BNg, MNgS, Grad Cert Higher Ed, PhD
Linda is a midwife with broad experience in clinical environments, management, education, and research. She is currently the inaugural Chair of Midwifery in the Deakin University and Western Health Partnership. Linda is a Life Member of the Australian College of Midwives, a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Health Professional Educators, and a Flinders University distinguished scholar. Linda has a long-standing role with the journal Women and Birth. She was first an associate editor from 2007 until 2015 when she became Deputy Editor, a position she continues today.