Dr Leah Couzner is a Research Support Officer in the Research Development and Support Team, providing support to Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute. Specifically, Leah provides administrative and project management support to the Discovery Biosciences research theme.
Leah was awarded her PhD in 2017 and has worked in a variety of research-related roles in 13 years at Flinders University. Leah has conducted and supported research in a range of areas including the wellbeing of older adults, young-onset dementia, quality of life, clinical rehabilitation interventions for older adults, health economics, mental health nursing, clinical education and paramedicine.
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.
Australian Research Management Society - SA Chapter committee member 2023-current
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