Associate Professor Dominique Cadilhac has an honorary appointment at Melbourne University and co-supervises UoM PhD students. She is currently employed as Head of Translational Public Health at the Stroke and Ageing Research Centre, part of the Southern Clinical School, Department of Medicine at Monash University. She also holds an honorary appointment as the Head of Public Health and Epidemiology within the Stroke Division of the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. She brings expertise in public health research, particularly in the areas of health service delivery models, translational research, economic evaluation, program evaluation and chronic disease prevention in vascular disease, in particular stroke.
Over the last 15 years her research has provided evidence to improve stroke care services, clinical care in hospitals and the understanding of the costs of stroke. Demonstrating its value, her research is cited in policy documents, clinical guidelines and government reports. Her unique skill set means she is much sought after by government and non-government organisations as a preferred expert because of her track record in health services research for evaluating national and state-based programs.