Since joining AHA, Cindy has been the key project support for the Review of PBS Pharmaceuticals in Hospitals and has contributed to the Evaluation of the Forced Adoption Support Services and the Evaluation of the Connected Beginnings Program. She has conducted literature scans, participated in consultations, analysed data and contributed to report writing for a range of projects.
Cindy completed a Bachelor of Biomedicine degree at the University of Melbourne in 2014, with a major in pathology. During this time, she also developed her quantitative research skills as a research student at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Cindy has consistently excelled in mathematics throughout her studies and has demonstrated strong data analysis and research skills.
Cindy completed her Masters of Public Health at the University of Melbourne in 2016, where she specialised in health policy and health promotion. As a result, she has a good understanding of the Australian health care system, as well as a strong interest in obesity and diabetes and how these are influenced by our cities and food system.
During her postgraduate studies, Cindy completed a professional placement unit at the Moreland City Council, where she worked on a background report about the issue of food security within the municipality. Cindy has consistently demonstrated excellent report-writing, proofreading and verbal communication skills.
Prior to joining AHA, she undertook a Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry internship at Diabetes Victoria, where she gained experience in marketing and event management. She also has extensive experience in project management through her time as Chief Operations Officer of not-for-profit organisation Community Health Advancement and Student Engagement (CHASE).
Cindy is an enthusiastic individual who is known to be adaptable, responsive and a fast learner.
“Being a part of the evaluation team has given me the flexibility to work across a number of projects with diverse clients and stakeholders.”