Alison is Chair in Nursing and Director of the Centre for Nursing Research – Deakin University and Monash Health Partnership, and Professor of Nursing at Deakin University, School of Nursing and Midwifery.
Alison is Deputy Director of the Quality and Patient Safety Strategic Research Centre at Deakin University. She is also Co-Director of the Centre for Innovation and Education in Aged Care. Alison is a member of the international editorial boards for journals Implementation Science and Worldviews on Evidence Based Nursing.
Alison has attracted competitive research funding from AHFMR and CIHR in Canada, the Australian Research Council, and the Department of Health and Aging, Australia. She has authored several book chapters and has published widely in international peer-reviewed journals.