Our team

Tara is a full-time member of AHSRI, joining in 2002 after working at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. As the AROC Data Manager and Statistician she is responsible for data management, benchmarking, reporting and research analysis components of AROC. Tara brings extensive statistical and database management skills to AHSRI. She is mostly involved in AROC research and occasional CHSD projects, ranging from rehabilitation specific patient experience surveys to community health and community care surveys, to building databases to assist various evaluation projects. Tara has experience in data linkage of de-identified data sets and has provided the statistical work for building a number of priority rating tools for the community care side of the Institute's work.

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Jacquelin joined the AHSRI team in 2011. She has extensive experience in physiotherapy, adult education and research. Jacquelin holds a Masters by Research and obtained a Graduate Certificate in Health Services Research and Development in 2012.

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Andrew joined the AROC team in 2020 as a research fellow. He has worked as a physiotherapist for over 10 years specialising in rehabilitation. His experience includes working in acute, subacute and ambulatory rehabilitation teams within the NSW Health public sector.

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Wendy has more than 20 years’ experience in rehabilitation nursing at specialist units. She has been a FIM Master Trainer since 2008, and joined the AROC team to provide training and support for AROC New Zealand Data Collection in 2012. Wendy has a special interest in the consistency of rehabilitation delivery.

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Nicole has a health information management background, previously working in classification development on ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS and involved in the development of an International Classification of Health Interventions (ICHI). Nicole has a range of experience in different areas of the health system particularly in data analyses, casemix and costing/performance reporting. Nicole previously worked at NCCC as a classification developer and returned in 2017 as a research fellow. She is currently a Research Fellow at AROC.

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Andrew Joined AHSRI in 2020 and works part-time as a data analyst. He has a background in Nephrology research and medical applications of isotope geochemistry in Chronic Kidney Disease, graduating with a Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences (Honours - Class 1) from UOW in 2019. 

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Lewis joined AHSRI in 2009 and began work as a part-time admin assistant.  He has since graduated with a bachelors in mechanical engineering and now works full time as a Data Analyst in the AROC team.  Lewis’ main roles involve managing the collection and dissemination of AROC’s routine data and reporting procedures.

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Daniel joined AROC in 2018 and is involved in managing and reporting on AROC data. He has a background in both Medical Science and Mathematics, graduating a Bachelor of Medical Mathematics (Honours) from UOW in 2017.

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Pat works at AHSRI as part of the CASiH and AROC team, and he brings an IT perspective to the team.

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Donna joined AHSRI in August 2016. She has a background as a Registered Nurse and private business Practice Management. She has also spent over 10 years in South East Asia developing projects. Her role with AROC is as Senior Administrative Officer. She also provides administrative support for the FIM.

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Rebecca joined AHSRI in February 2017. She provides administrative support to the AROC team. Rebecca volunteers as a StrokeSafe Ambassador and sits on the Consumer Council for the Stroke Foundation and advocates for the Unanderra community about the access at Unanderra Train Station.

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Rhodri joined AHSRI in January 2019. He provides administrative support to the AROC team and has a background in Operations and Performance Management.

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