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Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University

Dr Sabrina Gupta is a Senior lecturer in the School of Psychology and Public Health at La Trobe University, where she serves as the Head and Course Advisor for the Public Health major within the Bachelor of Health Science Program. Her role involves lecturing in both undergraduate and postgraduate health science courses, with a focus on the development, delivery, and coordination of subjects across various year levels.

She is actively engaged in supervising Honours and postgraduate students involved in public health research, demonstrating a particular interest in culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Sabrina earned her PhD in 2017, with a dissertation titled "Ethnicity, Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes: A comparison between South Asians and Anglo Australians in Victoria, Australia." Her research explores the intersections of migration, ethnicity, lifestyle, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and their relationship with the healthcare system.

Passionate about improving the health outcomes of culturally and linguistically diverse communities, including international students, Sabrina has established global research partnerships in India and the UK. Currently, she serves as the Deputy Program Director for the La Trobe – JSS University Joint PhD Scheme in India. Sabrina has received recognition for her contributions to teaching and research, including the Emerging Scholar Award at the International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations in Greece in 2019, the College of SHE Provost COVID Innovation & Impact Award for teaching, and the 2022 CAPHIA Scholarship of Informed Teaching and Learning Award.


  • –present
    Associate lecturer, School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University