Dr Sandra Grace PhD, MSc(Research), GradCertSportsChiro, ClinicalCertChiroPaeds,
DBM, DipAcup, DO, DC, DipEd, BA Dr Sandra Grace is a health services researcher with
extensive research experience, including primary health care, practice-based education,
models of care and interprofessional education and practice. She has extensive experience
as a practitioner, teacher, designer of health training courses and project manager,
including grant writing, managing staff and budgets, meeting key performance indicators
and preparing project reports. 

Journal articles


Interprofessional competencies in the curriculum: interpretations of educators from five health professions, Journal of Interprofessional Care (2104)

nterprofessional (IP) practice embraces a range of collaborations among health professionals that includes referral networks,...



Above all, do no harm: educating the ethical practitioner using research pedagogy in an osteopathic master’s course (with Gopi McLeod, Paul J. Orrock, William E. Boyd, Raymond Blaich, and Julie Streckfuss), Creative Education (2014)

Post-graduate students of osteopathic medicine are required to engage in research-based work-integrated learning as educational...



Benchmarking the strategies for assessing clinical reasoning in osteopathic curricula (with Keri Moore, Paul J. Orrock, Rosanne A. Coutts, Raymond Blaich, and Brett Vaughan), International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (2014)


Benchmarking between educational institutions is a vital component of quality assurance and...



Developing professionalism in physiotherapy and dietetics students in professional entry courses (with Franziska Trede), Studies in Higher Education (2013)

In a context of education focused on skill mastery and graduate-level competence in preparation for...



Implementing large-scale workforce change: learning from 55 pilot sites of allied health workforce redesign in Queensland, Australia (with Susan A. Nancarrow, Alison Roots, Anna M. Moran, and Kerry Vanniekerk-Lyons), Human Resources for Health (2013)


Increasingly, health workforces are undergoing high-level ‘re-engineering’ to help them better meet the needs...



Textbook of remedial massage (with Mark Deal), (2012)

Writing qualitative research on practice (with Joy Higgs and Debbie Horsfall), (2009)

This book is located in the context of professional practice and the practice world. It...


Book chapters

Phenomenology (with Rola Ajjawi), Researching practice: a discourse on qualitative methodologies (2010)

The evidence for massage therapy, Foundations of massage (2010)

Celebrating writing (with Joy D. Higgs and Debbie Horsfall), Writing qualitative research on practice (2009)

Sourcing and referencing (with Joan Rosenthal), Writing qualitative research on practice (2009)

Writing for audiences (with Nita Cherry), Writing qualitative research on practice (2009)


Better prepared, better placement: an online resource for allied health students (with Keri Moore), Practice-Based Education Summit 2013 (2013)

Osteopathic students in hospital placements, Festival of Teaching 2013 (2013)

Teaching research: developing a research disposition, Teaching osteopathic research: proceedings of the OsEAN Open Forum 2012 (2013)


Enhancing students' learning of palpatory skills: a focus on language, Teaching palpation: proceedings of the OsEAN Open Forum 2011 (2011)

Collaborations in integrative medicine, All Together Better Health 5 Interprofessional Education, Practice and Research Conference (2010)