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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Sydney

Dr Kristen Pickles is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Wiser Healthcare collaboration and Sydney Health Literacy Lab at The University of Sydney's School of Public Health. Her research interest is cancer screening in primary care, particularly psychosocial aspects of overdiagnosis and uncertainty, doctor-patient-public communication, and informed decision making. Kristen has training in public health and psychology and expertise in qualitative research methods. Her current projects focus on prostate and breast cancer, decision support, and environmental impacts of health care.