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Senior Lecturer, Health and Ageing, The University of Melbourne

With more than 30 years’ experience in the health and community services sector, I am experienced in strategic planning, policy development and service evaluation.

Over the last decade I have specialised in aged care, completing a PhD in the field in 2009. My work in the field has been published in journals, newsletters and industry magazines.

I am currently employed part time at the University of Melbourne, where I am subject co-ordinator of the Master of Ageing degree that commenced in July 2015.

I have also been invited to speak about my work on radio, and have presented at local, national and international conferences. In 2013 I joined the board of St Mary’s House of Welcome and I am also a member of the Executive Committee (VIC) of the Australian Association of Gerontology.

Mentoring, clinical supervision, teaching, research and submission writing are also key skills.

I have worked with government organisations, hospitals, member based associations, mental health services, child welfare, disability, aged care and not-for-profit organisations.

I have also taught at The MONASH University in research, social policy, health and ageing.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Heatlh and Ageing , University of Melbourne


  • 2008 
    The University of Melbourne , PhD
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