Prof Yvonne Zurynski

Yvonne Zurynski, in addition to her role at Macquarie University, leads the Coordinating Centre of the NHMRC Partnership Centre in Health Systems Sustainability. She is Professor, University of Tasmania and Honorary Associate Professor at The University of Sydney and Curtin University, in Perth, Western Australia. As a mixed methods researcher, implementation scientist, epidemiologist, program evaluator and policy analyst, she consolidates broad knowledge and understanding of complex systems from different viewpoints. Using novel co-design approaches she has led evaluations of complex integrated care interventions for children and adults with chronic, complex, and rare disease. She was instrumental in the call for a national rare disease strategy in 2009 and contributed significantly to the Care and Support Pillar of the National Strategic Action Plan for Rare Diseases.