Dr Megan Whitty

BA(Hons), PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
College of Arts and Social Sciences
T: 0410132659

Areas of expertise

  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health 111701
  • Health Promotion 111712

Research interests

The application of program evaluation and implementation science in public health settings, particularly in relation to health promotion, Indigenous health and addiction research.

 

Biography

Dr Megan Whitty is currently undertaking her postdoctoral fellowship at the Australian National university. She holds a PhD in Public Health research from Charles Darwin University (2017) and completed her BA (Hons.) in Anthropology at the University of Melbourne (2006).

Megan is an experienced early career researcher working at the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods as a member of the Centre for Gambling Research team. She has a broad range of project management and qualitative research experience gained from past positions with Menzies School of Health Research in the Preventable and Chronic Diseases Division.

 

Researcher's projects

  • Talking About Gambling (TAG) project: monitoring and evaluation
  • Addressing indirect gambling harms experienced by female partners and family members: a qualitative study
  • Gambling in Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory (NT Gambling Project page)
  • Evaluation of the Northern Territory Code of Practice for Responsible Gambling


Publications

Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

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