Dr Pen Roe

Associate Lecturer

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

+61 8 82015007
place Sturt North (S282)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Pen is a medical social worker with a passion for people living successfully with chronic conditions. Her main area of interest is people with dementia. However, she is also passionate about students transitioning successfully into higher education and through higher education on to their future careers.

Teaching interests

As a medical social worker, I am interested in how health practitioners evolve into their practice:
Primary Health Care
Aged care and specifically people with dementia
Epidemiology and Sociology
Qualitative research methods

Topic coordinator
AGES1002 Attitudes, Language and Communication Influencing the Experience of Ageing
HLTH1305 Health Practitioner Practice 1
HLTH3109 Independent Study in Health Sciences
Topic lecturer
HLTH1305 Health Practitioner Practice 1
Supervisory interests
Public health and health sciences
Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: Health Sciences (1)