Caroline Homer is the Professor of Midwifery, the Associate Dean (International and Development) and the Director of the Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health at UTS. She is the current President of the Australian College of Midwives.
She has been involved in the development and evaluation of midwifery and maternity services in Australia and in in a number of other countries in the Asia Pacific region, including Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Timor Leste. This work has focussed on strengthening midwifery capacity and skills, in supporting the development of midwifery education and evidence-based practice. She was an author in the recent Lancet Series of Midwifery and the 2014 State of the World’s Midwifery Report and also wrote a Commentary for the Stillbirth Series in the Lancet which was published in January 2016.