Stella is a Senior Policy Associate with the Health Policy Team at the Australian Health Policy Collaboration. She has a strong interest in the translation of research and evidence to policy and services. Stella’s research has a focus on prevention and the factors influencing the health of individuals. She is particularly interested in health and public policies that directly impact outcomes for health equity.

Stella started her career in allied health before moving into biomedical engineering and biomechanics research. She holds a Master of Engineering (Biomedical with Business) (Honours) and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Applied Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Osteopathy) with distinction from RMIT University. 

Areas of expertise

  • Health policy
  • Health equity
  • Chronic disease
  • Mental and physical health
  • Social prescribing
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise

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