Dr Katherine Harding



Katherine Harding is a Principal Research Fellow with the Allied Health Clinical Research Office at Eastern Health, a joint initiative between Eastern Health, Victoria, and La Trobe University.  She began her career as an Occupational Therapist, went on to complete a Masters of Public Health from James Cook University in 2010, and received her PhD in the field of prioritisation and triage systems for Allied Health Services from La Trobe University in 2013. 

Katherine has become a well-established Health Services Researcher, with interests in the areas of improving access to outpatient and community health services, improving outcomes after rehabilitation, and enhancing research education, training and culture within clinical settings.  In her current role, Katherine provides research training and support for allied health clinicians, promotes research activity and leads a range of projects within Eastern Health.  She is a current recipient of a Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP) Fellowship funded by the Medical Research Future Fund, supporting research into methods for reducing waiting time for paediatric therapy services in the community. 

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