Researcher

Dr Lise Marie Lafferty

My Expertise

hepatitis C, injecting drug use, prisoner health, social capital, qualitative research

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Biography

Lise recently completed her PhD, titled, “Relationships Matter: Social capital theory and hepatitis C treatment uptake among men in prison. Lise was a recipient of a National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Research Postgraduate Scholarship while undertaking her PhD research. She is currently co-appointed working at the Centre for Social Research in Health on a number of studies...view more

Lise recently completed her PhD, titled, “Relationships Matter: Social capital theory and hepatitis C treatment uptake among men in prison. Lise was a recipient of a National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Research Postgraduate Scholarship while undertaking her PhD research. She is currently co-appointed working at the Centre for Social Research in Health on a number of studies pertaining to people living with BBVs, people who inject drugs, and people in prison and in the community and at the Kirby Institute on a study promoting point-of-care sexual health testing in Aboriginal communities.

Lise’ research interests include prisoner health and wellbeing, Aboriginal health and wellbeing, blood-borne viruses, and social justice. She has a community background working with diverse disadvantaged communities including people with disabilities, young people at risk of entering the criminal justice system, and Aboriginal communities.  


My Grants

National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Research Postgraduate Scholarship (2014-2016)


My Qualifications

PhD, The Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney (2017)

Master of Indigenous Studies, UNSW Sydney (2011)

Master of (International) Social Development, UNSW Sydney (2011)

Bachelor of Arts in Social Science, Southern New Hampshire University, USA (2009)


My Awards

Best early career abstract (Social Sciences), 6th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users (INHSU), New Jersey, USA (2017)

Postgraduate Research Student Award, UNSW Postgraduate Council (2016)

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