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Research interests

Dr Katrina Long (she/her) is a mixed-method implementation scientist and health services researcher dedicated to closing the knowledge to practice gap.

She is passionate about generating and translating high quality research to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable Australians. To achieve this, she favours interdisciplinary, co-design and pragmatic approaches to intervention design and implementation.

Dr Long's current projects focus on supporting the residential aged care sector to respond to the Royal Commission report. You can read more about her projects at:

Dr Long's previous projects included work in primary care, and allied health and mental health services within hospital settings. You can read more about these projects at:

Supervision interests

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

  • residential aged care
  • implementation science
  • research networks

Please visit Supervisor Connect to review currently available research projects.

Monash teaching commitment

Unit Coordinator and Chief Examiner for the following units:

University Service

  • Member of the Monash University Ally Network
  • School of Primary and Allied Health Care Early Career Representative 2022-2022

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
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, The Pragmatic implementation and evaluation of a mental healthcare decision support intervention, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Award Date: 6 Mar 2019

Psychology, BSc(Hons), Organisational identification, social networks and need for closure in academia, Australian National University (ANU)

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 (ANU)

Feb 2012Nov 2012

Interviewer, University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Apr 2008Jul 2012

Research area keywords

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

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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  • Programs that Enhance Learning Award

    Chua, Phyllis (Recipient), Dua, Seema (Recipient), Pejnovic, Laura (Recipient), Kehoe, Michelle (Recipient), Long, Katrina (Recipient), Hanlon, Kaylene (Recipient), Conheady, Jackie (Recipient), Hoffmann, Renate (Recipient), Pope, Kirsty (Recipient), Peters, Dave (Recipient), Ozols, Ingrid (Recipient), Swain, Stephanie (Recipient), Brooks, Chris (Recipient) & Lacey, Chloe (Recipient), 2022

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)