Amelia has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, awarded by Deakin University. In 2013, Amelia joined the Centre as a part-time PhD candidate and Associate Research Fellow to manage the ‘Diabetes and Eye Health’ Project, a Vision 2020 Australia-funded program to promote retinal screening for those at increased risk of vision loss from diabetic retinopathy. She led the evidence-based development and evaluation of the ‘Who is Looking After Your Eyes?’ leaflets for people with type 2 diabetes. She has a Graduate Diploma in Psychology and an extensive experience in managing research projects, including randomised controlled trials and process evaluations. Amelia’s principle research interests focus on methods to promote translation and uptake of research findings into preventative health, self-management of chronic conditions and in promoting health behaviour change. Amelia has a special interest in working with consumer and health professional groups to enable translation of evidence-based research into practice.
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