Rodger Paul

Senior Consultant
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Rodger brings a breadth of experience in the health system, including in policy, service delivery and peer advocacy.

He has a keen interest in public health and a goal to improve the health system through a systems-based approach. Rodger’s background in public health and health research lends to his passion for evidence-based reform and program design.

Influential Work

  • Developed the Australian Government Department of Health’s strategic framework for the establishment and implementation of the aged care system’s regional network of staff, including a nationally consistent approach to capacity and capability uplift  
  • Delivered an evaluation of the Victorian Cancer Screening Framework to inform future governance and funding structures for the Victorian Department of Health 
  • Evaluated standards for burns care in Victoria, recommending a new care model in line with best practice  
  • Undertook an environmental scan of existing Victorian mental health services and the potential implications of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System 
  • Led a mixed-methods research project examining the transition of patients from paediatric care to adult medical and surgical care, improving standard operating procedures.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous, Rodger was a research assistant at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and an intern at the Victorian Healthcare Association in its Policy and Advocacy team. He holds a Master of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Melbourne and has published his research in multiple international medical journals and presented his work at national and international conferences. Rodger has also played an active role on the Board of Kingston Heath Golf Club and remains a member of multiple Working Groups.

In his spare time...

Rodger enjoys spending time with his partner, walking their dog Murphy, cycling, playing golf, and heading to the ‘G to watch the Bombers.