OUR PEOPLE

Research areas:
  • Aged care
  • Clinical epidemiology
  • Orthopaedics
Institute/Affiliation:
University of South Australia

@mariacinacio

A/Professor Maria Inacio

PhD, MS, BS

A/Prof Inacio is an epidemiologist working in Stream 2 of the OPUS CRE, which has a focus on identifying patient and surgeon perceptions of risk and decision-making. She is an member of the OPUS Data Linkage Committee and provides valuable insights into population health surveillance systems (i.e. registries) and utilisation of existing data and informatics to enhance these systems.

More broadly, A/Prof Inacio’s work has the goal of identifying good models of care, areas in need of improvement, risk factors for poor health outcomes, and opportunities to improve health and wellbeing of older Australians accessing aged care services.

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OTHER KEY ROLES

SAHMRI Registry of Senior Australians (ROSA): Director

University of South Australia: Adjunct Associate Professor

Hospital Research Foundation: Mid-Career Fellow

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research journal: Editor

Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences: Associate Member