Professor Michele Clark | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Professor Michele Clark

PhD UQ, BOccThy (Hons) UQ, BA UQ, GAID

  • ECR Mentor
07 5456 1237
Office location
Room G.42, Innovation Centre
Sunshine Coast
Michele Clark


Adjunct Prof Michele Clark is an Occupational Therapist by training and holds a PhD in Public Health and Public Policy.

She has worked in clinical, teaching and research positions. Michele holds an Adjunct Professorial position with the School of Clinical Sciences at QUT. She was the inaugural Director of the Australian Centre for Pre-hospital Research, and at JCU, was the Foundation Chair of Rehabilitation Sciences. She is a former Director of Research in the School of Public Health at QUT and served in senior executive roles in the area of Research and Postgraduate Studies.

Dr Clark has considerable international experience including working for the United Nations in New York, and is also the former Chair of QUT’s Human Research Ethics Committee. Michele is a skilled researcher and uses both quantitative and qualitative research methods. Her role in the Road Safety Research Collaboration includes mentorship with a focus on capability and capacity building for early career researchers.


  • NHMRC Public Health Fellowship
  • NHMRC Public Health Post-doctoral Fellowship 

Professional Memberships

  • Registered Occupational Therapist 
  • Graduate Women QLD Inc (GWQ) Sunshine Coast Branch
  • Lyceum Club 

Potential Research Projects for HDR & Honours students:

  • Injury prevention
  • Ageing
  • Chronic disease
  • Policy implementation
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methodologies 

Research areas

  • Injury Prevention
  • Policy Analysis and Implementation
  • Population Ageing