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Sharon has a decade of experience in state government as a senior policymaker in health and education, including Principal Medical Advisor in the Victorian Department of Education and Training.
Her research program is made up of complementary, synergistic,
cross-disciplinary and well-funded streams of work focused on investigating,
testing and translating sustainable policy relevant solutions that eliminate
inequities for Australia’s children. As an experienced policymaker, public
health and paediatric researcher she aims to ensure ongoing effective, rapid
translation of research into the policy and service arena.
She leads numerous research and evaluation initiatives, including:
Sharon is frequently invited to provide keynote and workshop presentations, and has been the recipient of the prestigious international Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and the Aileen Plant Medal in Public Health Research.
Personal Assistant: Jayne Ballingall
Phone: +61 3 9345 4295
The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.