Professor Cadilhac (PhD, MPH [program evaluation and health economics], BN (post-reg), RN [div 1]), is the Head of the Translational Public Health Research Division at the Stroke and Ageing Research Group (STAR – http://www.med.monash.edu.au/scs/medicine/star), Monash University. She is an expert in public health research related to stroke and cardiovascular disease, particularly in the areas of health service delivery models, economic evaluation, program evaluation and chronic disease prevention. She has worked directly with non-government organisations and government to develop policy for chronic disease prevention in Australia. She has a clinical background in nursing, MPH and PhD.
Dominique has over 220 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to book chapters and government reports, as well as clinical practice guidelines. Her team have published several consultancy (policy and/or program/economic evaluation) reports for non-government organisations. She has also contributed to more than 150 ‘quality of stroke care’ individual hospital reports to facilitate direct translation of evidence into practice. She is also the Data Custodian for the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry and Research Lead for the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine program. Her excellence in research has been recognized most recently with being awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Research Impact & Dean’s Award: Social and Economic Research Impact (Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences) from Monash University in 2015. In 2019, she received the Stroke Foundation President’s award.