Dr Joan Carlini

Dr Joan Carlini is a strategic and outcome-focused researcher with extensive experience in social advocacy in health, and business sectors. Dr Carlini is expert in marketing person-centred approaches in health and engagement collaboratively with a range of stakeholders driving policy change. Recognised as a leader in this field, she often presents at industry and government events, and has progressed changes to policy for involving people in decision-making and participatory research methods. 

Dr Carlini is highly regarded in user-experience in health research and is the former founding Chair of the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service Consumer Advisory Group (CAG), member of the GCHHS Board Research Committee, Clinical Trial Steering Committee, Menzies Health Institute Queensland Patient-Centered Health Services Associate Member, and co-chairs the Centre for Research Excellence in Wiser Wound Care Consumer Committee. 

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