Victoria Palmer led the grant proposal for the Special Initiative in Mental Health and a Co-Directors of the ALIVE National Centre. She is internationally recognised for advancing primary care mental health research and for her use of participatory design, experience-based co-design for health systems improvement, and translational science.
Victoria leads a program of research in Primary Care Mental Health where models of lived-experience inform end to end research design to translation through a Co-Design Living Labs model. Victoria is responsible for oversight of Centre activities, research programs and networks, and strategic development of the Centre. She leads the Co-Design Living Labs Network nationally to deliver co-design capabilities and foster community-led co-design.