Cherrie Lowe is an Associate Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management, an Honorary Lecturer and Associate of Monash University for the Faculty of Nursing and is currently completing her Doctorate making use of the extensive research undertaken for the development of the TrendCare acuity system. Cherrie completed a Diploma in Teaching (Nursing) from Armidale College of Advanced Education in 1987 and a Graduate Diploma in Nursing Studies Administration from the University of New England in 1990. Cherrie is a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
She is the Co-owner and Chief Executive Officer of Trend Care Systems Pty Ltd and a Senior Quality Surveyor for the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards. She is an experienced health service manager and has been a Director of Nursing in a number of Australian hospitals. Mrs. Lowe is a member of the Australian Information Industry Association, Health Informatics Society of Australia, New Zealand Health I.T. Cluster, Queensland Leaders, and the Australian College of Nursing.
Mrs. Lowe has received many awards including; Royal College of Nursing – Distinguished Nursing Service Award, Freehills Breakthrough Award from the Australian Chamber of Commerce, Singapore. Three awards from the Australian Information Industry Association; Queensland State iAward for e-Health, the Australian National iAward for e-Health, the Australian ICT Exporter of the Year, an Asia Pacific ICT e-Heath Award and an award from the Australian Computer Society for Service, Delivery and Training.