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Dr Catherine Spooner

Centre for Primary Health &Eq
T: 
(02) 9385 1505
E: 
c.spooner@unsw.edu.au

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Profile

Research Interests    
Health risk behaviours, at-risk groups, health inequalities

Qualifications: BA (Hons Psych), MPH, PhD (Public Health)

Broad Research Areas    

  • Health Services Research
  • Primary Health Care
  • Health risk behaviours, including drug use, diet and physical activity
  • Obesity
  • Population Health

         
Specific Research Keywords    

  • Obesity
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Primary Health Care
  • Health inequalities
Qualifications: 

PhD, MPH, BA (Hons Psych)

Grants: 

Pathways to Preventive Care for People with Severe Mental Illness: grant from Disability Innovation Institute, UNSW

Research
Research activities: 

Innovative Models Promoting Access & Coverage Team (IMPACT): multi-site, two-country study of interventions to improve access to PHC

Evaluation of an online research-methods course for health professionals

Improving access to preventive care for people with severe mental illness

Field of Research (FOR) Tag: 
Public Health and Health Services
Primary Health Care
Socio-economic Objective (SEO) tags: 
Health Policy Evaluation
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Health Inequalities
Teaching & Supervision
I am available to supervise: 
Yes
Areas of supervision: 

ILP, Honours

Masters or PhD as cosupervisor

Supervision keywords: 
primary health care
access to health care
inequity
vulnerable populations
Media & Expertise
LinkedIn: 
http://au.linkedin.com/pub/catherine-spooner/11/21/558/