With an interest in health psychology, Lynsey completed a PhD in 2013 which focused on the physical and psychological wellbeing of spouse dementia caregivers and lead to a long association and range of roles with the Australian Association of Gerontology (e.g., Board Director, State Conference Convenor). She has a Psychology Honours degree (Flinders University), a Graduate Diploma in Counselling (UniSA) and has recently completed a Master’s in Public Health (Torrens University). Currently Lynsey's main role is as a Research Fellow with General Practice in the College of Medicine and Public Health where she is working on practice-based research investigating quality improvement in general practice.
Lynsey is a member of the Australasian Association for Academic Primary Care (AAAPC) Executive Committee and the Conference Organising Committee responsible for convening the inaugural AAAPC 2019 Annual Research Conference. In 2018 Lynsey was accepted into the World Health Organization's Primary Health Care Young Leaders Network and travelled to Kazakhstan for the launch of the Astana Declaration at the Global Conference on Primary Care. Throughout 2019 Lynsey will continue to work with the Young Leaders Network to advocate for primary health care.
Primary health care
Gerontology (caregiver wellbeing)