Professor and Head, Discipline of General Practice
Professor Richard Lewis Reed

Richard Reed commenced as Head of the Discipline of General Practice in October, 2005. Originally from the USA, he graduated with the BA degree (Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors in Biology) from Williams College in Massachusetts. He received his graduate entry medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in Rochester New York. After completing medical school he completed post-graduate medical training in Family Medicine, Gerontology and Geriatrics and Public Health at the University of Washington. In addition to the Medical Doctor degree he also holds a Master of Public Health degree.

Principal Research Fellow
Associate Professor Tania Shelby-James

Associate Professor Tania Shelby-James is the manager of the NDIS Transition Support Project based at Flinders University.  Tania is a health service researcher specialising in complex or chronic disease and capacity building and has been working in the area of mental health and the NDIS since the inception of the NDIS in 2013.  She has represented the research community on national committees for the Australian Government and the NDIA.

Senior Research Fellow
Dr Leigh Roeger

Dr Leigh Roeger is a Research Psychologist with over a decade of experience in designing and implementing primary care (General Practice) interventional research studies. He has strong methodological skills, including in the statistical analysis of data and an in-depth understanding of the requirements of conducting clinical trials in primary care settings.