Associate Professor Natalie Taylor is a Health Psychologist and Implementation Scientist with expertise and an extensive publication track record in health systems and health behaviours research.
Natalie is passionate about identifying the best ways to ensure the new knowledge and approaches generated from scientific research reach those who need it most – the patients. Leading the Behavioural and Implementation Research and Evaluation (BIRdE) stream, her program of research focuses on using implementation research methods to design and study approaches for optimising the translation of innovations and interventions into the healthcare system.
Natalie is pioneering the combination of implementation research with microsimulation modelling to test the cost-effectiveness of implementation interventions. She contributes her methodological expertise across a range of grants with academic and clinical collaborators, and leads the development and delivery of international behaviour change workshops and toolkits for healthcare professionals to facilitate and test the impact of the transfer of research evidence into practice.