Professor Maria Crotty

Professor of Rehabilitation, Aged & Extended Care

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre (Rehab, FMC 4W209)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Professor Maria Crotty is a clinical academic and rehabilitation physician. In 2001 she was appointed Professor and Director of Rehabilitation Medicine based in the Rehabilitation Unit at Repatriation General Hospital which moved to the Flinders Medical Centre campus in November 2017.

She leads a multidisciplinary research group who focus on how to implement best and promising care models and practices within health and aged care settings. Embedded within a healtcare setting their research aims to bridge research and clinical care using implementation science approaches.


BMed, BA, MPH,PhD, Grad Dip Tertiary Education, FAFRM (RACP), FRACGP, FAFPHM

Honours, awards and grants

Public Service Medal 2018 (services to Rehabilitation)

Key responsibilities

Director, Rehabilitation Medicine - Flinders Medical Centre
Lead SA Health's Rehabilitation Models of Care group 2015- July 2018.

Supervisory interests
Disability rehabilitation
Virtual reality
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Rehabilitation (1)
Associate supervisor: Rehabilitation (3)
Principal supervisor: Rehabilitation (8)