PhD, GradDip Arts (Philos & SocTheory), BAppSci (Nsg)
Kathleen is a social gerontologist with a long involvement in the health and community sectors as a clinician, academic, advocate and in policy and program development and evaluation.
Kathleen has been a part of the international Age-Friendly movement since 2006 where she contributed original research to the World Health Organization Global age-friendly cities: a guide.
She is an advisor to the WHO Global Network for Age-friendly Cities and Communities, and has advised state and local governments, and older person’s advocacy organisations, across Australia and New Zealand.
Recently, Kathleen led the Better Care Victoria Building an Age-Friendly Indigo Health System project on behalf of the Indigo Consortium.