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Research Biography

My research focuses on enhancing people to live well and receive better care through health systems. I have expertise in healthy ageing initiatives enhanced through prevention, support and care. I conduct applied, translational research in partnership with health services with a focus on implementation science.

My recent research topics include:

  • Prevention and early intervention for healthy ageing
  • Ageing well at home
  • Better care in residential aged care homes
  • Allied health workforce in primary care
  • PhD Topic: Managing challenging behaviours after traumatic brain injury in the acute hospital setting


Research interests: supporting health outcomes for adults; healthy ageing; implementation science

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Managing challenging behaviours after traumatic brain injury in acute hospital settings, Flinders University, College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Award Date: 29 Feb 2024

Master, Occupational Therapy, University of South Australia

Award Date: 30 Jul 2009

External positions

Research project coordinator, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network


Occupational Therapist, SA Health



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