Lisa is the Director, NDIA Evidence Service (Contract research for National Disability Insurance Agency) and was formerly Director of Research for the School of Primary and Allied Health Care. She is a member of the department of Occupational Therapy, teaching into Graduate Entry and Undergraduate courses.
Her research has built on her PhD (completed in 2011) which incorporated quantitative (RCT, cohort, and audit) and qualitative methods to explore the issue of treatment adherence in people with acute hand injuries. She now has two key streams of research:
- Clinical research, specifically the management of upper limb injuries and limb absence
- Health Services Research, including workforce design and health literacy