Sharon Warel

Clinical Mentor Nurse


Sharon has extensive experience providing patient care to clients and management and mentoring support in both clinical and research settings. She currently works on the PRIME-TB project as a clinical mentor nurse at Burnet’s Papua New Guinea office.

With a background in midwifery, Sharon is a focused, determined individual with a passion for disease elimination research.


  • Registered Nurse, Papua New Guinea Nursing Council
  • Registered Midwife, Papua New Guinea Nursing Council


  • 2021–current: Clinical Mentor Nurse (PRIME-TB Papua New Guinea & Republic of Indonesia Micro-Elimination of Tuberculosis), Burnet Institute
  • 2017–2021: Midwife/Team Leader/Ultrasonographer, Women And Newborn Trial of Antenatal Intervention and Management (WAINTAM), Papua New Guinea Institution of Medical Research (PNGIMR)
  • 2014–2016: Nursing Officer/Team Leader, Obstetric and Gynaecology Department, Port Moresby General Hospital


  • 2022: Certificate of Completion, Programmatic and Clinical Management of DR-TB, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), Online
  • 2017: Certificate of Attendance on Early Pregnancy Assessment Ultrasound, Zedu Ultrasound Training Solutions, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2016: Certificate in Emergency Obstetric Care, Papua New Guinea Nursing Council, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • 2016: Bachelor in Midwifery with Merit, Pacific Adventist University, Papua New Guinea
  • 2013: Bachelor in Nursing, Pacific Adventist University, Papua New Guinea

Projects (1)

Current (1)

  • PRIME-TB: Papua New Guinea & Republic of Indonesia for the Micro Elimination of TB