Dr Karen Zwi

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Faculty
Medicine
School
Women's & Children's Health
Bio: 

Dr Karen Zwi is a Conjoint Associate Professor with the School of Women's & Children's Health.

Research Interests:

  • Determinants of wellbeing in childhood
  • Inequity in childhood disease and injury rates
  • Targeting needs of refugee and Aboriginal children
  • Early childhood intervention programs
  • Child abuse
  • Childhood disability
  • Population Health
  • Indigenous Health
  • Medical Education

Specific Research Keywords: Health Services Research, curriculum development, Aboriginal Health, Refugee Health, Child Protection

Qualifications: MBBCh (Witw), MSc (Lond.), MMed (Witw), MRCP (UK), FRACP

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) (Child Health Division) and the Chapter of Community Child Health, Chairperson RACP Refugee Child Health Policy Group, Member, Australian Alliance for Children and Youth ARC Research Network, Future Generation: New Knowledge for Better Outcomes for Children and Young People. , Member, South Eastern Sydney Area Health Service Refugee Health Co-ordination Committee


Phone
(02) 9382 8189
Email
k.zwi@unsw.edu.au
Field Of Research (FOR)
Paediatrics
Indigenous Health
Community Child Health
Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)
University role
Conjoint Associate Professor
ILP Research Interests (Will supervise ILP students)
Indigenous Peoples
Refugees
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