Professor Richard Osborne (Chief Investigator)

Professor Richard Osborne, Deakin University Professor Richard Osborne is a recognised international leader in measurement science, health literacy and approaches to implementation. Over the past 15 years his tools have come to be used locally and globally, including the Health Education Impact Questionnaire (heiQ),Health Literacy Questionnaire (HLQ) and the Ophelia (OPtimising HEalth LIteracy and Access)…

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A/Prof Billingsley Kaambwa (Chief Investigator)

Associate Professor Billingsley Kaambwa, Flinders University A/Professor Billingsley Kaambwa is a senior Health Economist within the Flinders Health Economics Unit at Flinders University. His main research interests are in the application of econometric and statistical techniques in economic evaluation, decision analytic modelling and economic evaluation of new and existing health care technologies. He has substantial…

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Dr Leigh Roeger (Trial Manager)

Dr Leigh Roeger (Trial Manager), Flinders University Dr Leigh Roeger is a Research Psychologist with over a decade of experience in designing and implementing primary care (General Practice) interventional research studies. He has strong methodological skills, including in the statistical analysis of data and an in-depth understanding of the requirements of conducting clinical trials in…

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Dr Danny Byrne (GP Advisor)

Dr Danny Byrne (GP Advisor) Dr Danny Byrne has been a general practitioner for more than 20 years and is a long-standing partner at the Chandlers Hill Surgery. Danny is an active member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Immediate Past Chair of the RACGP SA and NT Faculty Board.…

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Dr Heilie Kwok (Study Coordinator)

Dr Heilie Kwok (Study Coordinator), Flinders University Dr Heilie Kwok is a Research Pharmacologist and has worked in a clinical research setting for 8 years. She has successfully coordinated both academic and commercial clinical trials to a high standard. As the QUEST Study Coordinator she is able to apply her skills and experiences in conducting…

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Dr Lynsey Brown (Research Fellow)

Dr Lynsey Brown (Research Fellow), Flinders University Dr Lynsey Brown is a Research Fellow in the College of Medicine and Public Health at Flinders University where she is involved in knowledge exchange (as co-convener of the national Primary Health Care Research Conference) and practice-based research focusing on quality improvement in General Practice. She has a…

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Toni Chappel (Research Nurse)

Toni Chappel (Research Nurse), Flinders University Toni Chappel has been working as a Practice Nurse within the General Practice arena for over 10 years. Toni was recently nominated in the 2018 South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards for ‘Excellence in Practice’. She has vast knowledge of the workings within General Practice and the challenges that…

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Marnie Joyce (Senior Research Support Officer)

Marnie Joyce (Senior Research Support Officer), Flinders University Marnie has been working across research support roles within Flinders University and joined the Discipline of General practice in March 2018 to complete an evaluation of the Local Area Coordination services program. From a postgraduate background, Marnie has skills in quantitative and qualitative research and an interest…

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Pamela Kassais (Research Assistant)

Pamela Kassais (Research Assistant), Flinders University Pamela Kassais is a Graduate Research Assistant who completed her Honours degree of Health and Medical Sciences in Pathology, as well as Majoring in Pathology and Anatomical Sciences in her Bachelor’s Degree. She has mainly been involved in the Bone and Joint research field where she has participated in…

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Rhea Wadhwani (Research Assistant)

Rhea Wadhwani (Research Assistant), Flinders University Rhea Wadhwani is a Physiotherapist currently pursuing her Masters in Clinical Rehabilitation at Flinders University. She has a special interest in client-centred, holistic and value-based healthcare.She has previously worked with Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorder Society and Neurology Foundation in India and was actively involved in community based rehabilitation, research…

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