CREHSCI is a unique platform that brings together key stakeholders to enhance integrated health and social care models.
CREHSCI (Centre of Research Excellence for Integrated Health and Social Care) is an scheme and initiative which was granted with the overall view of reducing hospitalisation through innovative, high quality, collaborative research of home and community-based service systems, including the development of digital and virtual modes of community-based service delivery.
Our mission is to improve the health of vulnerable people in the community, and to advance the translation of health, economic and social systems research into policy and practice.
Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC)
Associated Post-Doctoral Fellows
Dr Maja Lindegaard Moensted is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney. Qualitative Researcher and Sociologist, Maja has more than a decade of experience working within the academic and health sector, mainly focusing on the meeting between disadvantaged people and health and welfare institutions such as youth services, educational institutions and drug and alcohol services. Her research focuses on health equity, linkage of marginalised communities into health and welfare services, loneliness and social connectedness for those living with chronic illness, accessible service models for people who use illicit substances and translating research evidence into policy and practice. Maja is currently undertaking a study examining comprehensive integrated social and health service delivery to highly vulnerable people experiencing long-term homelessness.
Ferdinand C. Mukumbang
Ferdinand C. Mukumbang is a Public Health Scientist specializing in health policy and systems research with a focus on Implementation Sciences. He obtained his Ph.D. in Public Health in 2018 from the School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, South Africa. He has worked extensively in the area of retention in care and adherence to medication among people living with HIV (accross all populations). He is particularly interested in the development and adoption of Critical Realist research methods for evidence-based theorizing in integrated health care and global health.
Dr Suzy Honisett is a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Centre of Research Excellence in Childhood Adversity and Mental Health (CRE). She has a keen interest in health systems research, particularly related to sustainable scaling of evidence-based interventions to state and national levels.
Suzy is currently working with the CRE where her work focuses on scaling up successful components of an integrated Child and Family Hub model of care within community health services to be implemented more broadly at a state and national level. She also manages a recently funded NHMRC Partnership Project - Co-designing, developing, and evaluating a digital eHub to improve access and utilisation of existing primary health, mental health, and social services. Suzy has a Master in Public Health, with a major in public health policy, and PhD in Health Science.
Cecilia Correy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work from The University of Sydney and a Communications degree in Social Inquiry from UTS, Sydney.