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Senior research fellow, UNSW Sydney

Dr Lise Lafferty is a Senior Research Fellow at UNSW Sydney with positions at the Centre for Social Research in Health and The Kirby Institute. She is a qualitative social health researcher with a focus on infectious diseases in priority populations.


  • 2017–present
    Research fellow, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney
  • 2017–present
    Research fellow, The Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney


  • 2017 
    UNSW Sydney, PhD
  • 2011 
    UNSW Sydney, Master of Social Development
  • 2011 
    UNSW Sydney, Master of Indigenous Studies
  • 2009 
    Southern New Hampshire University, Bachelor of Arts (Social Science)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Research Postgraduate Scholarship
    Funding Source:
    National Health and Medical Research Council

Professional Memberships

  • International Network on Hepatitis in Substance Users
  • Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health