Research Output per year
Dr Katrina Long is a mixed-method early career researcher with a background in healthcare implementation and evaluation research. Her current work at the Department, the OPTIMISE and PRACTIS projects, focuses on improving access to quality healthcare for people from refugee and limited English proficiency background.
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 is currently offering the following student projects:
- The provision of Translation and Interpreting Services in Residential Aged Care Facilities
- Medication management with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) residents in Residential Aged Care Facilities – what could go wrong!
- Examining the impact of staff language barriers in the provision of quality care in residential aged care facilities
- Improving the provision of Translation and Interpreting Services in community aged care
PhD, MONASH UNIVERSITY
Psychology, BSc(Hons), Australian National University
Senior Research Assistant, Swinburne University of Technology5 Feb 2018 → 26 Feb 2019
Research Assistant, The University of MelbourneJan 2017 → Dec 2017
Tutor, Australian National UniversityFeb 2012 → Nov 2012
Interviewer, National Drug and Alcohol Research CentreApr 2008 → Jul 2012
Research area keywords
- Complexity Theory
- Health services research
- Mixed methods
- Implementation science
- Mental Health
- Health Equity
Understanding the role of primary care access and appropriateness in hospital use: A Cross-sectional survey of patients attending a public hospital in the south east of MelbourneLong, K. M., Enticott, J. & Russell, G., 5 Jul 2019.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Abstract › Other › peer-review
Being pragmatic about healthcare complexity: Our experiences applying complexity theory and pragmatism to health services researchLong, K. M., McDermott, F. & Meadows, G. N., 20 Jun 2018, In : BMC Medicine. 16, 1, 9 p., 94.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review Article › Research › peer-review