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Senior research fellow, Monash University

I am a Senior Research Fellow in the Insurance Work and Health Group at Monash University. I have a Physiotherapy degree and PhD from La Trobe University, and a postgraduate diploma in Work Disability Prevention studies from the University of Sherbrooke, Canada. Prior to joining the IWH Group at Monash I taught physiotherapy and research skills to university students for over ten years.

My research interests focus on methods of identifying individuals at risk of prolonged work disability. I have been involved in projects aiming to reduce work disability across four states, so I have a practical understanding of the differences in systems working across Australia. I am particularly interested in the implementation of new processes that aim to improve the health of Australian workers.


  • 2017–2018
    Senior Research Fellow, Monash University
  • 2012–2017
    Senior Lecturer, Monash University
  • 2016–2017
    Research Fellow, ISCRR
  • 2008–2012
    Lecturer, La Trobe University


  • 2012 
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Postgraduate Diploma in Work Disability Prevention
  • 2012 
    La Trobe University, PhD
  • 2004 
    La Trobe University, Bachelor of Physiotherapy