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Dr Laura Jolliffe is a Lecturer in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Monash University, the Allied Health Research and Knowledge Translation Lead at Peninsula Health, and an experienced occupational therapist (neurosciences). Her NHMRC supported PhD, conferred in 2020, investigated how to implement guideline recommendations into the everyday practices of neurorehabilitation clinicians (thesis title: Improving Evidence-Based Implementation of Guidelines in Rehabilitation). She has published in national and international peer-reviewed journals, and has delivered presentations (and invited presentations) both nationally and abroad.  

Research interests

Laura’s research interests include: Implementation interventions, stroke, rehabilitation, upper limb rehabilitation, audit and feedback, process evaluation, psychometric properties of outcome measures, decision aids, and consumer involvement in decision making.

Community service

Laura is a member of the SmartStrokes Conference Scientific Committee (2022), a member of the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry (AuSCR) Quality Improvement and Implementation Group (2020-current), and a member of four working groups of the Australian Stroke Foundation Clinical Practice Guidelines.

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

Allied Health, PhD, Improving Evidence-Based Implementation of Guidelines in Rehabilitation, La Trobe University

Award Date: 19 Jun 2020

Allied Health, BOccTherapy(Hons), MONASH UNIVERSITY

Implementation Science, Specialist Certificate in Implementation Science, University of Melbourne

Research area keywords

  • implementation science
  • stroke rehabilitation
  • brain injury

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