Mrs Sybele Christopher

RN, DipAppSc(Nursing) UTS MN Sydney MPH UNSW
Lecturer in Acute Care and Primary Health Care

M02C - 88 Mallett Street - Building C
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9114 4189

Biographical details

Sybele Christopher is a registered nurse with experience in clinical, acute, and community settings. Her clinical specialties are in orthopaedic nursing, surgical nursing, early discharge planning and community-based care. More recently she has taught nursing courses at undergraduate and postgraduate entry level in a variety of Australian education facilities.

Sybele is a doctoral student focusing on workforce planning and retention strategies. She has completed a Graduate Certificate in Orthopaedic Nursing from the College of Nursing, a Bachelor of Nursing (Conversion) from the University of Sydney, a Master of Nursing from the University of Sydney and a Master of Public Health from the University of NSW.

Research interests

  • Early discharge planning
  • Hospital in the Home
  • Post Acute Care Services
  • Primary Health Care
  • Refugee Health
  • Nursing Workforce Recruitment and Retention
  • Generational Differences in Nursing Workforce

Teaching and supervision

  • Social Contexts of Health
  • Introduction to Nursing Practice
  • Population health to Personal Healthcare
  • Global Health and Nursing


Primary health care; Preventive health services; Refugee & immigrant health

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