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Dr Olivia Fisher
Research Fellow (Health Services Research)
Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work
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Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Public Health and Social Work - HDHS
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Public Health and Health Services
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Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Olivia is an implementation science research fellow with the Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI). Olivia has extensive experience in the mental health sector over the past 20 years in clinical, health promotion, community development, employment, teaching and research roles. Her mental health research focuses on protective factors which may play a role in prevention of depression and anxiety disorders and promotion of mental wellbeing. Olivia leads the working group developing the Engaging Health Consumers in Research advisory panel, training and resources for the Centre for Healthcare Transformation. Olivia’s research interests include consumer engagement in research, implementation science, mental illness prevention, mental wellbeing, and the social and emotional determinants of health.

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From 2019-2021 Olivia was the Academic Coordinator for the Graduate Certificate in Health Science (Health Services Innovation) supporting students to use strong research and project management methodology to utilise their knowledge of implementation science, health systems and cost effectiveness analysis in real world projects.

Olivia has given multiple guest lectures on topics related to mental health and implementation science.

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Olivia has written for The Conversation,¬†and been interviewed by ABC Science, as well as multiple radio shows and podcasts, including Bill Nye the Science Guy’s Science Rules! Podcast.

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For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.