Dr Olivia King

Olivia is currently working as an Allied Health Research and Translation Lead at Barwon Health and South West Healthcare (conjoint appointment with Dr Rosalie Boyce) and holds an Adjunct Research Associate role with the MCSHE. She is a qualified podiatrist and diabetes educator with extensive clinical experience, predominantly in the community health setting. She graduated from Latrobe University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Podiatry (Honours) and subsequently completed her Graduate Certificate in Diabetes education at Deakin University. She completed her PhD (Health) at Southern Cross University in 2018, exploring the professional role boundaries in the interdisciplinary field of diabetes education.

She has recently been working on a research study exploring workplace supervisor and student experiences of workplace dignity during work-integrated learning. She has primarily undertaken qualitative research and her main research interests include health professions education and the sociology of the healthcare professions.