Program Head, Speech Pathology
School of Allied Health Science and Practice
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Stacie's primary research interests are in health workforce development and systems design for service provision, health professional education, and learning outcomes for culturally and linguistically diverse students. Stacie also leads several research projects investigating health professional service outcomes for people who are culturally and linguistically diverse, and she is currently exploring the experiences of culturally and linguistically diverse health professionals in Australia.
Stacie's clinical research explores mealtime experiences for people with swallowing difficulties. She has a particular interest in how people make decisions about the care they receive, and she applies this to research about the decisions that people with neurodegenerative conditions make about their swallowing and communication.
Stacie offers higher degree research supervision in the area of health professions education and has a specific interest in allied health workforce planning for diverse communities where she leads several projects. Stacie also offers supervision for projects in clinical education, rehabilitation, and adult acquired communication and swallowing disorders. She has successfully supervised projects with health practitioners from a variety of disciplines, and welcomes opportunities to investigate research areas that reflect the needs and interests of the health professional community.
Principal Supervisor: 1 current
Associate Supervisor: 5 current
Date Position Institution name 2020 Associate Professor, Speech Pathology University of Adelaide 2020 - 2020 Associate Professor, Speech Pathology Flinders University 2017 - 2019 Senior Lecturer, Speech Pathology Flinders University 2008 - 2017 Lecturer, Speech Pathology Flinders University
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2019 Award Flinders University CNHS Teaching Excellence Award Flinders University Australia — 2018 Award Flinders University CNHS Publication Award scheme (ECR category) Flinders University Australia — 2015 Award Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences Executive Dean's Teaching Excellence Award Flinders University Australia —
Date Institution name Country Title 2008 - 2016 The University of Sydney Australia Ph.D 2008 Flinders University Australia Master of Clinical Rehabilitation 2001 Flinders University Australia Bachelor of Speech Pathology
Date Title Institution name Country — Certified Practicing Speech pathologist Speech Pathology Australia —
Year Citation 2020 Foley, K., Attrill, S., McAllister, S., & Brebner, C. (2020). Impact of transition to an individualised funding model on allied health support of participation opportunities.. Disability and rehabilitation, 1-10.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2020 Attrill, S., Lincoln, M., & McAllister, S. (2020). International students in professional placements: supervision strategies for positive learning experiences.. International journal of language & communication disorders, 55(2), 243-254.
2020 Suen, J., Attrill, S., Thomas, J. M., Smale, M., Delaney, C. L., & Miller, M. D. (2020). Effect of student-led health interventions on patient outcomes for those with cardiovascular disease or cardiovascular disease risk factors: A systematic review. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 20(1), 332.
2020 Bright, F., Attrill, S., & Hersh, D. (2020). Therapeutic relationships in aphasia rehabilitation: Using sociological theories to promote critical reflexivity. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders.
2019 Doeltgen, S., Attrill, S., & Murray, J. (2019). Supporting the development of clinical reasoning of preprofessional novices in dysphagia management. Seminars in Speech and Language, 40(3), 151-161.
2019 Attrill, S., Dymmott, A., & Wray, A. (2019). Clinical supervisor training: using critical incidents to identify learning outcomes.. The clinical teacher, 17(4), 401-407.
2018 Attrill, S., Brebner, C., & Marsh, C. (2018). Learning from students: Facilitators' learning in interprofessional placements.. Journal of interprofessional care, 32(5), 603-612.
DOI Scopus2 WoS3
2018 Attrill, S., White, S., Murray, J., Hammond, S., & Doeltgen, S. (2018). Impact of oropharyngeal dysphagia on healthcare cost and length of stay in hospital: A systematic review. BMC Health Services Research, 18(1), 18 pages.
DOI Scopus28 WoS27 Europe PMC9
2017 Attrill, S., Lincoln, M., & McAllister, S. (2017). Culturally and linguistically diverse students in speech–language pathology courses: A platform for culturally responsive services. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 19(3), 309-321.
DOI Scopus2 WoS3 Europe PMC2
2017 Brebner, C., Attrill, S., Marsh, C., & Coles, L. (2017). Facilitating children's speech, language and communication development: An exploration of an embedded, service-based professional development program. Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 33(3), 223-240.
2017 Ward, H., Gum, L., Attrill, S., Bramwell, D., Lindemann, I., Lawn, S., & Sweet, L. (2017). Educating for interprofessional practice: moving from knowing to being, is it the final piece of the puzzle?. BMC Medical Education, 17(1), 5-1-5-9.
DOI Scopus4 WoS5 Europe PMC2
2016 Attrill, S., McAllister, S., & Lincoln, M. (2016). Predictors of professional placement outcome: cultural background, English speaking and international student status.. Perspectives on medical education, 5(4), 222-230.
DOI Scopus5 Europe PMC1
2016 Attrill, S., Lincoln, M., & McAllister, S. (2016). Supervising international students in clinical placements: perceptions of experiences and factors influencing competency development.. BMC medical education, 16(1), 180.
DOI Scopus17 WoS16 Europe PMC6
2015 Attrill, S., Lincoln, M., & McAllister, S. (2015). International students in speech-language pathology clinical education placements: Perceptions of experience and competency development. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 17(3), 314-324.
DOI Scopus13 WoS13 Europe PMC4
Year Citation 2012 Attrill, S., Lincoln, M., & McAllister, S. (2012). Student diversity and implications for clinical competency development amongst domestic and international speech-language pathology students. In International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology Vol. 14 (pp. 260-270). England: TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD.
DOI Scopus12 WoS11 Europe PMC6
2010 Attrill, S., & Gunn, S. (2010). Clients becoming teachers: Speech-language pathology students' understanding of rehabilitation following clinical practicum in a rehabilitation setting. In International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology Vol. 12 (pp. 142-151). Adelaide, AUSTRALIA: INFORMA HEALTHCARE.
DOI Scopus2 WoS1
2019 Attrill, S., Barr, C., Wilkinson, B., & Pront, L. ‘Virtual reality experiences that facilitate workplace acculturation for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) students in professional placements’. Australian Collaborative Education Network $10,000
2019 Brebner, C, Crouch, R, & Attrill, S. 'Enabling the allied workforce providing NDIS funded services to develop business strategies' Department of Industry and Skills $54,000
2018 Attrill, S. 'Decision making about swallowing and communication in Motor Neuron Disease: a framework to support individuals, carers, families and health practitioners' Flinders University CNHS Near Miss Award- $20,000
2018 Speech Pathology Australia New Research Grant 'Being a culturally and linguistically diverse speech pathologist in Australia: exploring practice experiences and perspectives' - $15,000
2017 Department of State Development project grant ‘Building allied health workforce for NDIS funded service delivery’ - $467,044
2017 Attrill, S., Brebner, C., Lind, C, & Wray, A. 'Mutual learning: intercultural skills and knowledge developed through supervising culturally and linguistically diverse students in health professional placements'. Prideaux Centre for Health Professional Education - $10,000.
2009 Community Benefit SA Grant (SA Government Department of Family and Community) - $12,000 "Teaming up to enhance the communication skills of disadvantaged children".
2017 Hewat, S., Walters, J., Hill, A., Penman, A., Arnott, S., Attrill, S., Lewis, A., Nichols, R. Clinical Education in Australia project. Speech Pathology Australia - $52, 338.
2014 'Clinical supervision skills initiative', Health Workforce Australia (HWA). $31,800 Contracted to Attrill, S., Kortman, B. & Wray, A.
Date Role Board name Institution name Country 2012 - 2014 Director Speech Pathology Australia Board of Directors Speech Pathology Australia Australia
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2016 - 2018 Chair Asia-Pacific Education Collaboration - Speech-Language Pathology (APEC-SLP) APEC-SLP Australia
Date Role Membership Country 2018 - ongoing Member Australia & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Education (ANZAHPE) Australia 2015 - ongoing Member Prideaux Centre for Research in Health Professions Education Australia 2001 - ongoing Member Speech Pathology Australia Australia
Date Institution Department Organisation Type Country 2008 - ongoing Speech Pathology Australia Professional Standards Business and professional Australia
Connect With Me