Graduated from UWA in 2004 with a BA/BSc. (Hons Psych.). Completed a PhD in Psychology at UWA in 2009, before moving to Albany in 2010 and taking up a research position in the Rural Clinical School of WA.
Future research projects include: continued work aimed at understanding the factors which influence the decision to engage in advance care planning, research into medical decision making and supporting legal capacity among older adults.
Research projects have been funded through the Rural Clinical School of WA, and the State Health Research Advisory Committee (SHRAC)
Research officer at Centre for Clinical Research in Neuropsychiatry (UWA) during 2009.
Investigating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of targeted advance care planning interventions among patients with severe respiratory disease in a metropolitan tertiary hospital and in a rural setting.
Advance care planning in residential aged care facilities
Supervising undergraduate medical students in Rural Health Research Option Units (RMED3401/3402 and RMED4401/4402)
Rural and remote health, cancer and palliative care, advance care planning, clinical practice improvement, rural mental health, health promotion, arts/health