Elizabeth is a Research Fellow at the ACBRD. Since joining the Centre in 2010, Elizabeth has worked across a varied program of research examining psychosocial aspects of diabetes, as well as completing her PhD in health psychology (Deakin University). Elizabeth’s PhD thesis examined the occurrence, correlates and consequences of negative insulin appraisals among adults with type 2 diabetes. Elizabeth currently leads a program of research focused on barriers and facilitators of treatment intensification among adults with type 2 diabetes, including the development and evaluation of programs and resources to improve receptiveness to insulin initiation. She is the co-ordinator of the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) Type 2 diabetes: Starting Insulin National Priority Area. Elizabeth also has a strong interest in type 1 diabetes and the psychometric assessment, and manages the Diabetes MILES International collaborative.
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