Our Partners

The Allied Health Clinical Research Office is a key strategic partnership between La Trobe University at Eastern Health. The Office also has a variety of other partners and collaborators.

The Eastern Health Foundation provides direct funding for projects related to Improving Rehabilitation Outcomes.

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services is an industry partner and has contributed to funding the STAT project, reducing ambulatory waiting time.

Monash University shares with Eastern Health the appointment of Dr Judi Porter, and is therefore an important partner in malnutrition and dietetics research.

Deakin University has partnered with Eastern Health with provision of health economics expertise through collaboration with Associate Professor Jenny Watts in several major projects, including the STAT and Weekend Allied Health Services projects.

Collaborators include:

Professor Sandy Leggat, Health Services Management, La Trobe University

Professor Nora Shields, Allied Health, La Trobe University

Professor Bridie Kent, Interim Executive Dean, Health & Human Services, Plymouth University

Professor Peteris Darzins, Monash University and Executive Clinical Director Aged Medicine, Eastern Health

Associate Professor Raphael Hau, Clinical Director of Orthopaedic Surgery, Eastern Health

Dr Casey Peiris, Eastern Academic and Research Network Coordinator, La Trobe University

Professor Julie Considine, Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research Deakin University - Eastern Health Partnership

Dr Tash Brusco,Research Fellow, Health Economics (Health Service Research) Cabrini,

Associate Professor Jenny Watts, Health Economics, Deakin University

Associate Professor Mary O’Reilly, Eastern Health and Monash University

Ms Michelle Kotis,Manager, Office of the Director, Department of Health and Human Services

Dr Paul O’Halloran, Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University