Professor Michele Foster
Professor – Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Metro South Health Research Chair, The Hopkins Centre

Professor Foster’s research focuses on: (1) health services and policy research with an emphasis on financing, governance and administration of services and programs for people with complex health needs and disability; (2) street-level implementation of policy initiatives and reforms; and (3) user experiences of health, rehabilitation and disability service systems. As a systems and policy researcher her main focus is on the policy-practice nexus and how health, rehabilitation and disability services and systems operate and transform. Professor Foster’s track record includes over $7.5 million in research grants, fellowships and service improvement grants; and 75 publications, including an edited book, 7 book chapters, 56 peer reviewed papers and 11 research reports.

Panel Discussion and Q&A
The National Disability Insurance Scheme