Dr Hazel Dalton
Research Leader and Senior Research Fellow at Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health
Dr Hazel Dalton is Research Leader and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Newcastle’s Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH) in Orange NSW. Hazel leads a team of five researchers and manages research across mental health promotion (including the Rural Adversity Mental Health Program and collaborative approaches to community wellbeing), innovation in mental health service provision (including integrated care) and rural suicide prevention.
Hazel has played a key role in the creation of the International Foundation for Integrated Care Australia to advance integrated care in Australia (2016-2021). Some of Hazel's recent work includes a revision of our understanding of rural adversity, the Orange Declaration on rural and remote mental health and working with industries on workplace mental health and wellbeing.
Dr Dalton is interested in translational research, communication of research more broadly and providing evidence to support programs and inform policy. Hazel has extensive research experience across university and health sectors, with skills in conceptual modelling, quantitative and qualitative research approaches.
- PhD, BSc (Hons Class I)
- Adverse events
- Alcohol and other drugs
- Mental health and wellbeing
- Mental ill-health
- Suicide prevention research
- Regional and remote communities
- Older persons