Adjunct Professor Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, AHHA

Title: Bringing Canberra On Your Research Journey: How To Engage Politicians And Senior Bureaucrats With Your Research

In this seminar, Adjunct Professor Alison Verhoeven takes us inside the Canberra bubble. As an expert in health advocacy, Alison provides valuable insights on the workings of government and shares advice on how health service researchers can best engage with the right people at the right time for maximum impact.

Associate Professor Emily Callander, Monash University

Title: Equity and allocation of resources in maternity and early child healthcare – what administrative data can tell us

In this seminar, Associate Professor Emily Callander demonstrates the value of combining administrative datasets for understanding complex patterns in health service use over time. A health economist and NHMRC Career Development Fellow, Emily shares initial findings on her research into the costs of accessing maternal care services in Australia.

Dr John Wakefield, PSM, Director-General, Queensland Health

Title: Implementation science provides the foundation for successful translation of evidence into practice.

In this video, Dr John Wakefield offers his unique perspective as a clinician driving reform across the health system. John describes his role in fostering an environment that brings together clinicians and researchers to solve today’s challenges affecting sustainable healthcare delivery.

Adjunct Professor Alison Mudge, Physician, Internal Medicine and Aged Care, Health and Medical Research Fellow, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Title: People and health systems are complicated.

In this video, Adjunct Prof. Alison Mudge shares her insights on the value of structured implementation processes when navigating change in complex systems and the importance of engaging consumers with health services research from the outset.

Dr Ian Graham, Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa

Title: Implementation science is the science of knowledge translation.

In this video, Dr Ian Graham highlights the importance of bringing together diverse perspectives to bridge the gap between health services research and the needs of knowledge end-users.