Jessie’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Applied Public Health and Bachelor of Global Studies from Australian Catholic University, through which she explored the broader social determinants of health and root causes of inequality. As part of her studies, Jessie completed an internship with a Melbourne MP’s office, conducting research on the differences in maternal health policies across Australia. Jessie has a particular interest in improving health outcomes and reducing health inequalities between population groups.
Since joining AHA in 2022, Jessie has worked across a wide range of projects, including our Evaluation of the National Rural Generalist Pathway (NRGP), Evaluation of the National Suicide Prevention Leadership and Support Program, Review of Auslan service use in primary care and Long Form Outcomes Framework (LFOF) data collection services. Her involvement in these projects has given her a strong understanding of a wide range of current issues and concerns within the health, mental health, disability and aged care sectors.
Jessie brings strong communication and organisational skills to build effective relationships with stakeholders across a range of projects