Magnolia joined the team in early 2023 when she was appointed implementation scientist on the GROWTH program - Groups and Relationships to Optimise Wellbeing and HealTH - which is supported by the university's Health Research Accelerator (HERA) funding. Magnolia's work involves her leading a series of social connectedness interventions for youth and older people in the community. She brings expertise in large scale implementation of interventions in real life health services and many years' experience in clinical and public health multidisciplinary research in Australia and overseas.