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Dr David Snowdon completed his PhD in 2018 on the effectiveness of clinical supervision for allied health professionals working in the public health system. He has experience implementing new models of care and facilitating the uptake of evidence-based practice in the public hospital setting.

David is currently working for the National Centre for Healthy Ageing (NCHA) Data Platform, leading the implementation of patient reported outcome measures. David also holds the position of Allied Health Research Lead at Peninsula Health. This role involves supporting allied health clinicians to conduct research, facilitating the uptake of evidence-based practice and conducting original research in the allied health professions. 

David also continues to conduct research in the areas of clinical supervision of allied health professionals, the allied health assistant workforce, and community reintegration following hospitalisation.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Philosophy, PhD, Clinical Supervision of Allied Health Professionals

Award Date: 19 Dec 2018

Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Award Date: 1 Dec 2008

External positions

Allied Health Research Lead, Peninsula Health

1 Jul 2018 → …

Research area keywords

  • Patient reported outcome measures
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Physiotherapy
  • Allied health
  • Rehabilitation
  • Implementation science
  • Governance
  • Qualitative Research
  • Health Services Research
  • Community Reintegration

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