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Sara Holton

Senior Research Fellow, Deakin University

Dr Sara Holton is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research - Western Health Partnership in the School of Nursing and Midwifery and Institute of Health Transformation at Deakin University. Sara is mid‐career researcher and social scientist who conducts psychosocial research in three main, often intersecting, areas: women’s health, mental health and wellbeing, and health services research. Sara is currently leading several COVID-19 related research projects including one of the first Australian studies to investigate the psychosocial impact of COVID-19 on hospital clinical staff. Sara’s research findings have informed health policy, practice and research.


  • –present
    Research Fellow - Women's Health, Monash University


  • 2010 
    University of Melbourne, PhD