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Co-director, Victorian Infant Hearing Screening Program
Dr Zeffie Poulakis is a clinical psychologist who, following completion of her undergraduate studies in psychology, commenced a research career by joining the Victorian Infant Hearing Screening Program (VIHSP) at its inception in 1992.
Since that time Zeffie has had an ongoing career in child health research and in health service delivery and management, with a research focus on early identification of congenital hearing loss and the examination and promotion of optimal developmental outcomes amongst children with hearing loss.
Zeffie completed her doctorate degree in 2003, and currently practises as a senior clinical psychologist at the Royal
Children's Hospital Gender Service, co-director of the Victorian Infant Hearing Screening Program at The Royal Children's Hospital, Centre for Community Child Health, and as a research officer with the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.
The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.