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Research interests

Dr Katrina Long is a mixed-method early career researcher with a background in healthcare implementation and evaluation research. 

Dr Long is passionate about generating and translating high quality research to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable Australians. To achieve this, she favours mixed methods, co-design and pragmatic approaches to intervention design and implementation. She is particularly interested in exploring issues of quality, access and stigma in mental health and primary health care, for young people, refugees and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Dr Long's current projects are:

Supervision interests

Dr Long is currently open to student projects in the areas of:

  • healthcare implementation 
  • residential aged care
  • mental health service planning
  • the use of simulation modelling in healthcare

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
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification


Award Date: 6 Mar 2019

Psychology, BSc(Hons), Australian National University

Award Date: 31 Dec 2012

External positions

Senior Research Assistant, Swinburne University of Technology

5 Feb 201826 Feb 2019

Research Assistant, University of Melbourne

Jan 2017Dec 2017

Tutor, Australian National University

Feb 2012Nov 2012

Interviewer, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

Apr 2008Jul 2012

Research area keywords

  • Pragmatism
  • Complexity Theory
  • Health services research
  • Mixed methods
  • Implementation science
  • Evaluation
  • Mental Health
  • Psychology
  • Health Equity
  • Aged Care


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