Dr Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh

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DCRC role / affiliation

DCRC-CC, Research Collaborator

Other roles / affiliations

Deputy Director, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care (ACEBAC)


Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh is the Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care (ACEBAC) at La Trobe University in Victoria.

Her research focuses on: the translation and implementation of research evidence into practice; the ethical implications of clinical practice and research; and the conceptualisation and operationalisation of person-centred care.

Her PhD research involved a longitudinal study exploring informed consent and decision-making in a cohort of older people with end-stage kidney disease. Deirdre is a member of three human research ethics committees.