A/Prof Belinda Goodenough

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BA (Hons), PhD

DCRC role / affiliation

Knowledge Translation Fellow, ( all DCRCs, but based at UNSW)

Other roles / affiliations

Manager, Knowledge Translation Program, NSW/ACT Dementia Training Study Centre University of Wollongong


Belinda manages the Knowledge Translation Programs for the Dementia Collaborative Research Centres, and the Dementia Training Study Centres (led by NSW/ACT DTSC, University of Wollongong).  In these two roles she connects knowledge generators (researchers and outputs from the DCRCs) with knowledge users (health professionals and educators via the DTSCs).

Her background training is behavioural science, and she has worked in public health in a variety of areas over the past two decades including:

  • pain,
  • cancer,
  • chidren's health,
  • healthy ageing, and
  • dementia.

Belinda has held senior research appointments in the academic and public health settings, including Senior Lecturer at UNSW (Health Psychology) and Research Fellow on the SMILE Study (DCRC-ABC research project).

Furthering her interests in evidence-based practice and applied research, Belinda spent time at the Sax Institute, in the role of Operations Director for the 45 and Up Study. She continues her link with the Sax Institute as a Knowledge Broker in the knowledge exchange program - helping to link policy makers with best evidence.

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