Principal Research Manager – Queensland Ambulance Service
Jamie has been working for the Queensland Department of Health for 14 years, in numerous research and policy related roles, mostly at the Queensland Ambulance Service. In her current role as Principal Research Manager, Information Support, Research and Evaluation (QAS), she manages workflow for a team of eight, including the Cardiac Outcomes Program. The unit undertakes a varied work program of clinical, service-delivery and operational research projects.
Over the years she has investigated childhood injury and drowning, falls in older people, expanded paramedic scope of practice, ambulance performance reporting and most recently the growth in low-acuity patients and the strategic aspects of demand management and service re-design.
Her current interests include change implementation and program evaluation, and she also lectures and mentors paramedics and students on evidence based medicine. Jamie has completed a Masters in Public Health at the University of Queensland.