Meet the KT Team


Katherine Boydell 

Professor of Mental Health

Katherine Boydell is Professor of Mental Health at the Black Dog Institute. She is also a Professor in Medicine at the University of New South Wales, an Adjunct Professor within the Department of Psychiatry and Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, and Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program in Theatre at York University, Toronto.



Chloe Watfern

PhD Scientia Scholar, KT Research Associate 

Chloe Watfern is a Scientia PhD scholar at UNSW Art & Design and The Black Dog Institute. With an academic background in art history and psychology, her interdisciplinary research spans the social sciences and the arts. Her PhD dissertation is exploring neurodiversity and art in supported studio organisations.


Chloe also works in Katherine Boydell’s team as a research associate for the Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE) Knowledge Translation Strategic Platform. 



Ann Dadich

Associate Professor

Ann Dadich is an Associate Professor within the Western Sydney University School of Business and a registered psychologist. A/Prof. Dadich has expertise in health service management, notably knowledge translation. She is also the Deputy Director of the Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE) Knowledge Translation Strategic Platform; she chairs the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Health Management and Organisation (HMO) Conference Stream; and she convenes the ANZAM HMO Special Interest Group. 



Stephanie Habak

KT Research Officer 


Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) from the University of Wollongong. She is currently providing support to the KT Platform of SPHERE. She recently assisted with the evaluation of ‘Edge of the Present’, an immersive virtual reality experience in conjunction with The BIG Anxiety: festival of art + science + people.  Stephanie provides research support to the Arts-Based Knowledge Translation (AKT) Lab within the Black Dog Institute.  Previously, she has also worked in the area of mental health research with refugees and asylum seekers who have survived torture and trauma, where she assisted in the development of a New Refugee Assessment Tool.