Rasa Ruseckaite


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Dr Rasa Ruseckaite (PhD (Neuro), MCompSc, BCompSc)

Dr Rasa Ruseckaite is a Senior Research Fellow and a Deputy Head (Qualitative Research) with the Clinical Outcomes Data Reporting and Research Program at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. With an undergraduate degree in Science, Rasa has a Master of Science and two PhDs; one in Applied Computer Science and the other in Neuroscience.

As a Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Academic Lead of the Australian Cystic Fibrosis Data Registry (ACFDR) Rasa is responsible for all aspects of the registry data management including acquisition of a good quality data, also analysis, interpretation and reporting.

Rasa has always maintained a strong interest in human health, patient outcomes and clinical registries. Rasa has also a strong interest in quality of life research and patient reported outcome measures (PROMs). Dr Ruseckaite has been involved in a large number of qualitative and quantitative studies on PROMs in patients with cancer, dementia, venous leg ulcers, cystic fibrosis and pelvic floor disorders. Additionally, Dr Ruseckaite is currently leading a world-first study aiming to develop guidelines for PROMs inclusion in clinical registries.

Dr Ruseckaite is a co-founder of the Australian Special Interest Group for the International Society of Quality of Life. Furthermore, she has developed a short course titled” PROMs for Clinical registries”. This course is designed for clinicians, healthcare researchers, clinical registry coordinators and anyone interested in PROMs in a clinical registry setting.

She has published over 80 peer-reviewed journals and four book chapters. Dr Ruseckaite is a reviewer for numerous journals including the BMC Health Services Research, Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, PLOS One, and the Quality of Life Research Journal. Dr Ruseckaite has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes and also serves as editorial board member for the Journal of Quality Management 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

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