Allied Health Research Lead
Dr Rebecca Jessup is the Allied Health Research Lead at Northern Health, and an Adjunct Research Fellow at La Trobe University School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport. Rebecca has a clinical degree in Podiatry, a Master of Public Health and a PhD in Health Literacy for which she received an NHMRC post-graduate scholarship. She completed a two year post-doctoral research program at Monash’s Department of Clinical Epidemiology where she worked on two National NHMRC collaborative research projects that aimed at improving the sustainability of the Australian health system (PCHSSCCC and Wiser Healthcare). Rebecca’s research interest areas include health literacy and communication, health equity, and alternative models of service delivery to improve access, outcomes and health system sustainability.