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Georgina Lau

Class Year: 2020

Scholarship: Future Leaders

University: Monash University

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: VIC

Focus Area

Positive social change

Georgina Lau

Class Year: 2020

Scholarship: Future Leaders

University: Monash University

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: VIC

Focus Area

Positive social change

Biography

I am a public health researcher who is passionate about using health data to drive evidence-based practice and policy.

 

My research ultimately seeks to minimise the burden of injury in Australia. In particular, my PhD project aims to understand the impact of alcohol and other drugs on risk-taking behaviour and risk of injury in non-road trauma patients. This will include people injured from causes such as falls, violence and intentional self-harm.

 

Through this project, I aspire to bring together academics, clinicians, policy makers and health promotion experts to work towards preventing injuries associated with the use of alcohol and other drugs.

Skills & Expertise

  • Preventing and improving recovery from injury
  • Personal responsibility attributions and their impact on health
  • Analysis of registry data sets
  • Systematic reviews
  • Public speaking

"When I was 8 I wanted to grow up and be a writer."


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