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Leslie Charles Higgins, Australian health education consultant, writer. Member Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine, Education Research and Development Association, Himalayan Club.

Background

Higgins, Leslie Charles was born on April 20, 1936 in Molong, New South Wales, Australia. Son of Leslie William and Evelena Ellen (Lee) Higgins.

Education

Bachelor, University New England, Armidale, Australia, 1962. Master of Letters, University New England, Armidale, Australia, 1988. Master of Education with 1st class honors, University Sydney, Australia, 1970.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Sydney, Australia, 1975.

Career

Teacher, lecturer, senior lecturer, principal lecturer New South Wales Department Education, Sydney, 1956-1983. Head department behavioural studies Sydney College Advanced Education, 1984-1987, head division graduate studies in nursing, 1988-1989. Pro-dean faculty nursing University Sydney, 1990-1991, principal lecturer in primary health care, 1992-1993, associate professor faculty nursing, 1994-1997, 98-01, honorary associate professor faculty nursing, since 2002.

Honorary consultant Fresh Start program National Heart Foundation Australia, Sydney, 1995-1996.

Membership

Member Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine, Education Research and Development Association, Himalayan Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bushwalking, trekking, writing walking guides.

Connections

Married Margaret Maidment, January 9, 1959. Children: Wendy, Susan.