Dr Leah Couzner is a Research Associate with research interests in the health and wellbeing of older adults. Her research experience has focused on clinical rehabilitation interventions for older adults residing in residential care and the quality of life and health care preferences of older adults. Leah is currently involved in projects focusing on trauma-informed care for older adults and young onset dementia. Leah has previously conducted both quantitative and qualitative research in the areas of health economics, mental health nursing, clinical education and paramedicine. Prior to this she worked in the community aged care sector.
Leah is also employed as a Research Support Assistance in Research Development and Support, providing assistance to members of Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute with the submission of research grants and tenders.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Flinders University 2017
Bachelor of Health Sciences (Hons) - Flinders University 2008
Certicicate II Community Work - TAFE SA 2002
Flinders University Academic Internship Program
Flinders University Research Student Conference Travel Grant
Flinders University Research Scholarship
Waterman Honours Scholarship, Flinders University
Health Promotion Association of Australia (SA Branch) Prize
Leah has experience teaching in first, second and third year undergraduate topics focusing on the Australian health care system, qualitative research methods and sociology and epidemiology.
Flinders University Social and Behavioural Research Ethics Committee's low risk review panel: 2020-current
SA Ambulance Service Research Review Committee ex-officio member: 2017- 2020
Australian Health Promotion Association SA Branch Executive Committee
Public Health Association of Australia - member
International Health Economics Association - member
Australian Health Econmics Society - member
Health and Social Care in the Community
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
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