BAppSc(Physio), MPH, GradDip Applied Epidemiology, PhD
Dr Lara Harvey is a Senior Postdoctoral Fellow in the Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre at Neuroscience Research Australia and a Conjoint Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW.
Lara is an epidemiologist with interest and expertise in epidemiological methods, the analysis of large population-based administrative datasets including linked data, health economic evaluation and survey methodology. Her research areas of interest include population-based trends in injury and the evaluation of health care policies and health and safety-related regulations/legislation.In addition, Lara has clinical experience of health issues and the health care system and a proven track record of policy development and implementation. She is the recipient of multiple awards including a Baxter Health Award and a NSW Premier’s Public Health Sector, Gold Medal for implementation of the NSW State Wide Infant Hearing Screening program (SWISH).
Lara is currently Deputy Chair of the NSW Population and Health Service Research Ethics Committee and is an Executive Member of the Australian Injury Prevention Network.
National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship (2014-2018)
Best PhD submitted, School of Public Heath and Community Medicine, 2012
Baxter Health Award, 2005
Gold Medal, Premier's Public Health Sector Awards, 2005