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PhD Candidate researching Population Health Policy, University of Wollongong

I have many years of experience as a science teacher and I have lectured in environmental health issues. I began a PhD in Population Health Policy at Wollongong University in 2007 and lectured and researched in Environmental Health at Murdoch University from 2008 - 2010. I am currently completing my PhD at Wollongong University.


  • 2011–present
    PhD Candidate Population Health Policy, University of Wollongong
  • 2008–2010
    Lecturer and Researcher in Environmental and Occupational Health , Murdoch University
  • 1987–2006
    Science Teacher, Holy Spirit College, Wollongong


  • 2007 
    The University of Wollongong, Master of Science (Population Health)
  • 1986 
    University of Wollongong, Diploma of Education
  • 1982 
    University of NSW, Bachelor of Science Degree


  • 2013
    HPV vaccination programs are not shown to be cost-effective in countries with comprehensive Pap screening and surgery, Infectious Agents and Cancer Journal
  • 2011
    The Pathogenesis of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in the Development of Cervical Cancer, The British Society of Ecological Medicine
  • 2010
    The Ethics of Childhood Influenza Immunisation, Medical Veritas: The Journal of Truth in Health Science, vol 7 No2, January
  • 2009
    A New Strain of Influenza or a change in Surveillance?, Australasian College of Environmental and Nutritional Medicine Vol 28, No 4, Dec
  • 2009
    Whooping Cough: Is the vaccine effective?, The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) Intouch Newsletter April
  • 2008
    Coercive and Mandatory Immunisation: how ethical is this policy?, Australasian College of Environmental and Nutritional Medicine, vol 27, No.2, October

Research Areas

  • Environmental And Occupational Health And Safety (111705)
  • Health Policy (160508)
  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)