Dr Leah Couzner

Research Support Officer

Research Development and Support

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

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

Honours, awards and grants


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

Teaching interests

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.