Researcher biography

Undertakes health services research: the multidisciplinary field of scientific investigation that studies how social factors, financing systems, organizational structures and processes, health technologies, and personal behaviours affect access to health care, the quality and cost of health care, and ultimately our health and well-being. Its research domains are individuals, families, organizations, institutions, communities, and populations (Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy, 2000). Highly relevant to practice/policy my track-record is already proven to be influential and sustainable. Currently holds a number of honorary positions: an Adjunct Professor position with Yonsei University (Korea); Affiliate Professor position with the University of British Columbia (Canada); a Clinical Associate Professor position at the University of Virginia (USA); and an Associate Professor position at the University of Adelaide (Aust.).