Chris is Head of Research and Aged Care Clinical Services for HammondCare. He is also a Conjoint Professor in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales; and a Visiting Professorial Fellow with the Australian Health Services Research Institute (AHSRI), University of Wollongong.
Chris has an active teaching role in the areas of rehabilitation, reablement and restorative care, and the role of arts in health and aged care. He contributes to the University of New South Wales postgraduate and undergraduate teaching programs and has presented widely at national and international aged care and rehabilitation conferences. He is the co-convenor for a new postgraduate course, Contemporary Issues in Ageing, within the Master of Public Health degree. He also consults to government on aspects of aged care and to the private health insurance sector on contemporary rehabilitation models. During 2018, Chris assumed Executive responsibility for the Hammond College, the training and education arm of HammondCare, bringing together research, policy and education.