Lisa began her occupational therapy clinical career working across a range of public and private health care settings, with particular interest in hand therapy, service improvement and clinical leadership. After more than 10 years working within direct clinical care roles, Lisa began her academic occupational therapy career at Monash University in 2017 as a Teaching Associate; teaching across the undergraduate program and providing clinical supervision to students across the undergraduate and masters programs. More recently, Lisa was appointed Lecturer and Research Assistant, undertaking Fieldwork Coordination and working with colleagues in collaboration on research projects and manuscript development.
In the future, Lisa plans to gain entry to complete a Masters of Philosophy and PhD, where she has interests to pursue research in the realms of occupational therapy, emotional intelligence and fieldwork education. Lisa has a passion for coaching and mentoring students, taking great pride in her work in helping shape occupational therapy practitioners of the future.