Catherine Haigh

Assoc Professor

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Personal profile


Cathy Haigh is Deputy Director and Year 4C Academic Coordinator at Monash Rural Health: Latrobe Valley and West Gippsland. Cathy was educated at Dublin University, Trinity College and the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. She worked at Strathclyde University and in King's College London, before coming to Monash University. She joined the School of Rural Health in July 2008.

Cathy teaches into the Health Enhancement in Year 3B and Medicine of the Mind in Year 4C. She coordinates Patient Safety teaching (MED5102) for Year 5D at Traralgon.

Cathy is a member of Latrobe Regional Hospital's Human Research Ethics Committee.

Cathy is a Australian Research Council (ARC) Grant Assessor.

Research interests

  1. Learning in the clinical workplace
  2. Assessment in the clinical workplace
  3. Development of clinical reasoning skills
  4. Patient safety

External positions

Detailed Assessor, Australian Research Council (ARC)

2016 → …

Projects 2006 2013

Putting the blind in touch with computers

Richardson, B., Haigh, C., Symmons, M. & Wuillemin, D.

Jack Brockhoff Foundation


Project: Research

Research Output 2004 2019

Open Access

Testing: The testing effect in a PDL curriculum

Birks, D., Fankhauser, J., Haigh, B., Rajasingham, K. & Haigh, C., 2016, p. 344-345. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

How Do Students Access Their Anatomy Knowledge During Assessment?

Machado, M., Haigh, C. & Haigh, W. M., 2015, p. 20. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Activities 2009 2010

  • 2 Peer review responsibility

Monash University Publishing (Publisher)

Catherine Haigh (Peer reviewer)
30 Aug 2010

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Medical Education Journal (Publisher)

Catherine Haigh (Peer reviewer)
1 May 2009

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility