Dr Madeline Romaniuk is a Senior Clinical Psychologist & Leader of the Veteran Mental Health Initiative at the Gallipoli Medical Research Institute (GMRI). She holds a Visiting Research Fellow position at QUT as well as Adjunct Senior Lecturer at USQ. Dr Romaniuk was an investigator and the head psychologist on the GMRI Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Initiative and is currently the Principal Investigator of a $5 million, 5 year research project examining the cultural reintegration and psychological adjustment process of transitioning from military service to civilian life. Dr Romaniuk’s doctoral research focused on psychometric assessment of depression. In addition to research, Dr Romaniuk has worked as a therapist since 2009 in a variety of settings including public and private hospitals, community government services, NGOs, and private practice – specialising in the assessment and treatment of current and former ADF personnel suffering PTSD and associated comorbidities.