Dr Elena Rudnik

Academic Status

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre
PO Box 11060, Adelaide SA 5001
  • PhD in the field of Health Psychology, University of South Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (Psychology), University of Adelaide
  • Masters Degree in Grief and Palliative Counselling, University of Adelaide
Honours, awards and grants
  • Winner of the 'Three Minute Thesis' competition, UniSA, in August 2010 presenting her thesis entitled 'Blokes, brains and behaviours' which examined the predictors of health behaviour for young adult men in regional South Australia.
  • Competed in the Australian and New Zealand Three Minute Thesis Finals hosted by the University of Queensland in September 2010.
  • Best Student Presentation at the UniSA Centre for Regional Engagement Research Symposium, 2009
Key responsibilities
Project Manager, Teaching and Learning IPE Communication Project
Tutor, Quantitative Research Methods, Health Sciences
Research Associate, currently working for UniSA
Teaching interests
  • Interprofessional Communication and Practice (IPP)
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Mixed Method Research Methods
  • Vocational Casemanagement & Counselling
  • Rural Mental Health for Men
Supervisory interests
Grief and loss of men following an acquired disability
Health psychology
Interprofessional education
Interprofessional practice in a rural setting
Rural mental health services
Vocational rehabilitation
Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: How do IPE workshops influence health and medical student professional identity (1)
Expert for media contact
Interpersonal skills
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0427 398 713
Media expert
Media expertise
  • Grief
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Men
  • Research

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