- McMurray, A., Henly, D., Chaboyer, W., Clapton, J., Lizzio, A., & Teml, M. (2012). Leadership succession management in a University Health Faculty. Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management, 34(4), 365–376.
- Swagell, C. D., Henly, D., & Morris, . Phillip. (2007). Regulation of human hepatocyte gene expression by fatty acids. Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 362(2), 374–380.
- Swagell, C. D., Morris, C. P., & Henly, D. (2006). Effect of fatty acids, glucose, and insulin on hepatic glucose uptake and glycolysis. Nutrition, 22(6), 672–678.
- Swagell, C. D., Henly, D., & Morris, C. P. (2005). Expression analysis of a human hepatic cell line in response to palmitate. Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 328(2), 432–441.
- Henly, D. (2003). Use of Web-based formative assessment to support student learning in a metabolism/nutrition unit. European Journal of Dental Education, 7(3), 116–122.
Professor Debra Henly is the Pro Vice Chancellor of the Sciences Group, a role she commenced in June 2012. Debra previously was the Dean, Academic in Griffith Health, a role she had held since 2009.
Debra has also held appointments at Flinders University, the University of Queensland and Bond University where she was Deputy Dean of Health Sciences and Medicine and was heavily involved in establishing their Medical and Physiotherapy programs.
In addition to her research in metabolism and diabetes, Debra was a pioneer of problem-based learning and the use of online assessment. She has won a number of awards for teaching excellence.