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Professor Sue Kruske

Professor of Primary Health Care Sue Kruske in Alice Springs

Professor Sue Kruske has worked in health sector for over 30 years. She has contributed to health services in a variety of roles and settings including clinical, policy, education and research. She has clinical, teaching and research experience in maternal, child and cross-cultural health. Her research has received funding from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Australian Research Council.

She has sound industry experience in both government and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations and is an endorsed midwife authorized to prescribe scheduled medicines and order diagnostic tests.

 She has also worked internationally in several countries including PNG, Samoa, Tanzania and Indonesia. Her work on Aboriginal parenting and working effectively with Aboriginal families has broad relevance to the health and education sector.

 Prof Kruske is looking for research students who are interested in the topics below:

  • Maternal and child health
  • Rural and remote health
  • Aboriginal health
  • Workforce and models of care
  • Childhood/complex trauma and parenting

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