Cheryl is a Registered Nurse with post-graduate qualifications in Midwifery, Health Counselling and Diabetes Education.
She is the manager of Diabetes Education Services at Western Health. Her primary interests in diabetes education are insulin pumps, Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems and Diabetes in Pregnancy.
Cheryl has co-authored papers in peer-reviewed journals on Type 1 diabetes and Gestational Diabetes.
As well as her clinical role, Cheryl has a strong focus on Health Professional education for nurses, allied health, medical practitioners and students.
Cheryl is a member of the clinical advisory committee for Diabetes Victoria, a member of the Medical, Education and Scientific Advisory Board for Diabetes Australia.
Cheryl lives with Type 1 diabetes which she manages with a DYI closed-loop pump.