Dr Laurelie Wishart (nee Wall) holds a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Hons, University Medal) from the University of Queensland, and completed her PhD in 2016, investigating the use of telehealth applications to assist the management of swallowing disorders in patients with head/neck cancer. She is an active clinical researcher within Metro South Health, and has wider research interests in the use of digital technologies/telehealth, cancer care and survivorship, health services research, models of care and implementation science.
Laurelie has published over 25 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and other works, and has been awarded over $2.8 million in competitive research funding. Laurelie currently works as the Workforce Development Officer – Research (Allied Health) within CFAHR, where she provides research capacity building and mentoring to allied health clinicians throughout Metro South Health. Laurelie is also a Senior Lecturer with the School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, UQ, and is research affiliate of the Centre for Research in Telerehabilitation (UQ), the Queensland Collaborative for Cancer Survivorship, and the Translational Research Institute.
Research interest and experience: telehealth, cancer, models of care, implementation