Dr Slavica Kochovska PhD, MA, BA (Hons). Dr Kochovska is a Senior Research Assistant within IMPACCT (Improving Palliative, Aged and Chronic Care through Clinical Research and Translation) and a linguist by background. She was awarded her Bachelor of Arts (Highest Honours) (University of Auckland, NZ, 1998), Masters in Linguistics (First Class Honours) (University of Auckalnd, NZ, 2000) and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Linguistics (Rutgers University, USA, 2010).
Dr Slavica Kochovska has experience in implementation science and in conducting quality improvement projects. Dr Kochovska is working on several research projects focussed on identifying the needs of people living with life-limiting illnesses and their families, as well as strengthening palliative, cancer and delirium care service provision. Her research interests include health literacy in palliative and aged care, and consumer involvement in healthcare research.