Shae brings strong research, analytical and writing skills to her role at AHA. She is passionate about improving population health and has worked across a broad range of projects addressing mental health in both older adults and young people. She has also has authored a number of peer-reviewed scientific publications.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Applied Science and Postgraduate Diploma (Psychology), Shae completed her PhD in the School of Medicine at Deakin University in 2015. Her research focussed on understanding mental health conditions in the community and factors affecting help-seeking. She collaborated and built strong relationships with leading academics in the field and presented her research at domestic and international conferences.
Over the next two years, Share held research positions at Deakin University and The University of Melbourne. During this time she worked with vulnerable populations and people with complex needs, and gained valuable experience in mixed methodology research and evaluations.
Shae is passionate about improving population health and has worked across a broad range of projects addressing mental health in both older adults and young people.