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Kerryn has a long work history in the promotion of health equity. She started out as a clinician working with individuals before moving onto addressing systems and structures that cause social inequities and make people sick in the first place. 

Kerryn's PhD study was a realist evaluation of a doula support program for women experiencing socioeconomic adversity. She now works remotely (from Melbourne) with CDU as a Senior Research Fellow for the Realist Evaluation, Research and Learning Initiative in the Northern Institute, on commisioned realist evaluations, and methodological development. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

Honorary Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

30 Mar 202330 Mar 2028


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