Ms Kathy Boschen

Casual Professional

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Flinders Medical Centre
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Kathy is a PhD Candidate with the College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University and is researching the formal supports of NDIS Participants with Primary Psychosocial Disabilities and life-limiting diagnoses.

Kathy is also a casual academic and research officer with the Colleges of Nursing and Health Sciences and Psychology, Education and Social work. She is a member of the Flinders University Research Centre for Palliative Care Death and Dying.

Kathy has extensive experience with the NDIS, having worked with the National Disability Insurance Agency, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission, the Flinders University Transition Support Project, the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia’s - NDIS Ready Project and with an NDIS Provider. Prior to this Kathy worked in the health, mental health and justice sectors.

Recent publication

Boschen, K., Phelan, C., & Lawn, S. (2022). NDIS Participants with Psychosocial Disabilities and Life-Limiting Diagnoses: A Scoping Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(16), 10144.


Current - Doctor of Philosophy - College of Medicine and Publich Health

Bachelor of Psychological Science
Diploma of Public Safety (Policing)

Master of Social Work (Paused)

Honours, awards and grants

Police Minister's Excellence in Communication Award (2010)